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  • Locations: colchester, United Kingdom
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Restrictions: BGSU applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Fall, Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2022 10/01/2021 ** Rolling Admission 01/12/2022 07/02/2022
Fall 2022 03/01/2022 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2022-2023 03/01/2022 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Instruction Language: English GPA: 3.0
Academic Standing: Junior, Senior, Sophomore Areas of Study: Accounting, Art History, Biology, Business, Business Administration, Computer Science, Creative Writing, Engineering, Environmental Science, Film, Finance, Global Studies, Health & Human Services, History, Hospitality Management, Human Development & Family Studies, Human Rights, International Studies, Journalism, Latin American Studies, Law, Liberal Arts, Linguistics, Literature, Marine Biology, Marketing, Mathematics, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology & Social Work, Theatre & Film
Applicants: Only BGSU students may apply
Program Description:
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
Study at the University of Essex which is ranked 21st overall in THE's list of top 200 most international universities in the world. With a global outlook and reputation for research and teaching, Essex is one of the UK's most internationally diverse campus universities with students from more than 140 countries.Essex has a long history of welcoming students from the US amongst 136 nationalities. Essex offers a range of study abroad, undergraduate, postgraduate masters and research degrees in our highly ranked departments.
Read more about Essex HERE.

LOCATION
Essex is a county in the east of England and is situated to the east of London. From pretty villages set in peaceful surroundings to busy market towns steeped in history, from tranquil walks along wide sandy beaches to town centres brimming with history and culture, there is plenty on offer in the beautiful county of Essex.



To learn more about life in Essex click HERE

Learn about your destination by visiting the State Department’s Bureau of Consular Affairs web page at https://travel.state.gov/content/passports/en/country.html to find country specific information about visa, safety and security, local laws, health, and more.   

LANGUAGE
Classes are all taught in English

COURSES

University of Essex offers coursework in a variety of subject areas including:

Biological Sciences
Computer Science
Literature, Film and Theatre Studies
Economics
Business
Health & Human Sciences
History
Art History
Philosophy 
Psychology
Sociology

For specific course (module) information please visit the Essex website. 

CALENDAR
Essex operates on a different academic calendar than BGSU. 

Fall Term-(October-January, BGSU students will return mid December) Please note that since the exam period is not over until January transcripts will not be sent out until February. Students should not expect their courses to be posted until March at the earliest. 

Spring Term-  (January-June) Please note that some students may not have exams and will be done with their coursework in April or May. This means students have free time to explore England and beyond. Students are not allowed to return early as they will be under a non negotiable housing contract. 

ACCOMMODATION
Essex offers a range of accommodation options to suit different needs, preferences and budgets, all within walking distance of the academic departments and campus facilities. 

Housing on campus is not guaranteed for students studying at Essex for only one semester. Essex will work closely with students to find alternative housing in town. 

Students should expect to pay anywhere from 400-700 pounds a month. 

Click HERE for more information.

FINANCIAL AID
Because this exchange program is part of Bowling Green State University study abroad options, financial aid that could be applied to study on BGSU’s main campus can usually be applied equally to study in the program abroad. If contacting via email please include your name and ID number along with the program name and semester you are planning to study abroad.  For appointments, please also include several days and times that work for you.  

To determine eligibility for Financial Aid, please contact:
Candice Moser
419-372-2651
cmoser@bgsu.edu

In addition to financial aid, there are International Travel Grants and general Education Abroad scholarship opportunities that are available for students on the Education Abroad WEBSITE.

PROGRAM COSTS

Costs billed directly through BGSU Bursar's Office* 
BGSU Tuition & Fees BGSU Tuition and Fees can be found on the bursar’s WEBSITE. (Undergraduate, Graduate, In State and Out of State)
 
Education Abroad Fee  $50
International Health Insurance BGSU health/travel insurance daily rate and details can be found on the Education Abroad Safety, Security & Health web page
Business students  $500 CBA Fee

If a student is granted upper level (3000 & 4000) business and tech course equivalencies, they will be charged the additional course fees upon return, when the equivalent course is posted to their record.  

 
 *Fees listed are estimates and are subject to change at any time

Possible Additional Expenses (not billed through BGSU)*
International Airfare $1000
Housing Click HERE for options and rates. (400-700 pounds a month)
Passport $135
Meals/Personal Expenses $800
* Please note that these costs are estimated and should be used as guidelines only! 

XE LIVE CURRENCY CONVERTER

**We will follow university payment/refund policies and schedules.

CONTACT INFORMATION
Education Abroad, International Programs and Partnerships
Bowling Green State University
301 University Hall
Bowling Green, OH 43403
edabroad@bgsu.edu
419-372-0479

BUSINESS STUDENTS ONLY:
CONTACT INFORMATION FOR ACADEMIC ADVISING, COURSES, AND EQUIVALENCIES
Tim Chambers, Director of Undergraduate Studies
253 Business Administration Building
tchambe@bgsu.edu
419-372-2747