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  • Locations: London, United Kingdom (England)
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Restrictions: JHU applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Fall, Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Notification Start Date End Date
Fall 2019 02/01/2019 ** Varies by program TBA TBA
Academic Year 2019 02/01/2019 ** Varies by program TBA TBA

** Applications must be submitted by 10:00 pm. Study Abroad applicants should note that the deadline indicated here is for Hopkins only; external programs may have earlier deadlines.
Fact Sheet:
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GPA Requirement: 3.3 Housing Type: Residence Hall
Language of Instruction: English Areas of Study: Arts & Sciences
Program Type: Exchange, Hopkins-sponsored Credit Type: Transfer credit (grades do not appear on Hopkins transcript)
Program Advisor: Jenny Quijano Sax Language Prerequisite: No
Prerequisites: At least 3 courses of prior or current academic work relevant to area to be studied Hopkins Application Fee: $25
Program Description:

King’s College London is one of the UK’s most historic and prestigious universities. With a forward thinking vision and state-of-the-art facilities, King’s is renowned for excellence in both its innovative teaching and pioneering research. Based in the heart of central London and spread across five London campuses, King’s is one of the largest multi-faculty institutions in the UK.

Location | Areas of Study | Eligibility | Courses and Credits | Pre-Med Option | Cost  | Housing | Application Process | More Information

Hopkins Semester/Year London
King's College London (KCL) Exchange Program

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A research-led university, part of the famed Russell Group, King’s has an outstanding reputation for providing world-class teaching and cutting-edge research. King’s has a particularly distinguished reputation in the humanities, law, the sciences (including a wide range of health areas such as psychiatry, medicine, nursing and dentistry) and social sciences including War Studies. 

Location

London, England

King's College London is one of the oldest, largest and most prestigious colleges of the University of London, located in the heart of the city on the banks of the River Thames. You are just a walk from other University of London Colleges, world-class museums, monuments, restaurants, shopping and more.

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Areas of Study

A wide range of humanities, social science, and natural science courses.

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Dates

Fall: Early September to Mid-December. Deadline: February 1
Full Year: Early September to Early June. Deadline: February 1London - Bear
Spring: Early January to Early June. Deadline: September 1

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Eligibility

  • 3.3 GPA or above
  • At least three courses of prior or current academic work relevant to the area to be studied at KCL
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Courses and Credits

Students must take 4 courses for a total of 16 JHU units per semester. King's College students usually take courses in one or two departments within the same faculty (school). For this reason, applicants should ideally apply to study in (and pick courses from) no more than two departments. If you need to study in multiple departments, you can, but there will most likely be more course conflicts as full degree students study primarily within their major. 

Students need to have courses pre-approved by their major/minor departments and earn the equivalent of a C or better in order to transfer credits back to Hopkins. Grades will not appear on the Hopkins transcript or factor into the GPA.

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Pre-Med Option

Pre-med students will need to enroll at King's via IFSA-Butler in order to obtain a U.S. School of Record transcript, required for U.S. medical school admissions (see application instructions below). Pre-med students may wish to consider applying to the highly selective Health & Society Module at King’s, which counts as one of the four courses required for full-time semester enrollment. The module combines an integrated in-class curriculum that considers the social, ethical, and anthropological perspectives underpinning practice and provides a range of shadowing opportunities in different clinical settings. It is available each semester but is competitive. It is recommended that students have a minimum GPA of 3.7 or above to apply. If you are not accepted to the module, you will need to select a fourth course from the visiting student course catalog.London - Clock Tower

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Cost

Students pay JHU tuition plus a program fee, which will be billed to the student account. Financial aid may be applied toward the cost of the program.

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Housing & SupportLondon - St Paul's Cathedral

We have contracted with IFSA-Butler to provide program participants with logistical support for this program, from visa advising to arranging housing, airport pickup, arrival orientation, optional excursions and cultural activities, 24/7 on-site emergency assistance and support, and comprehensive travel medical insurance.  

Housing is available either at a KCL or intercollegiate residence hall (academic year students only). The majority of KCL residences are self-catered student houses with shared kitchens. The intercollegiate halls are open to academic year students only and include a meal plan. Instructions on how to reserve housing will be provided by IFSA-Butler shortly after you receive your acceptance to the program.
 
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Application Process

There is a multi-step application process for this program:

(1) Students must complete the Hopkins application by clicking the green "Apply Now" button at the top/bottom of this page
(2) JHU will review this application to determine eligibility for the program, either as an exchange or a pre-med candidate.
(3) To gain admission to the program:
  • Arts & Science students will need to complete the online King's exchange program application, instructions for which will be provided by the Study Abroad Advisor. 
  • Pre-med students will need to complete the IFSA-Butler program application by the deadline indicated.

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