Summer in London

london-kapustafriends-webStudents in The Media School’s six-week Summer in London program combine classroom learning with an internship at a London media organization and cultural enrichment activities.

They spend 20 hours a week at a supervised internship at a British media organization arranged and supervised by Anglo Educational Services and take a course in British/European media. The program runs from May through mid-June.


To be eligible, you must be:

  • Currently in your second (sophomore) year of college.
  • An admitted Media School student.
  • A Hutton Honors College student OR have a minimum 3.2 GPA (overall) or a 3.7 GPA (major) at time of application.
  • Ernie Pyle Scholars are automatically accepted to the program.


Apartment-style units are provided by Anglo Educational Services. These are shared flats with a common living area and kitchen. All IU Media School students live in the same building as the supervising faculty member.


The Media School provides a scholarship to all students admitted to this program to lower the course fee assessed for travel. The 2019 costs are listed below.

  • Full program costs before tuition: $6,400
  • Scholarship: $1,600
  • Course fee after scholarship before tuition: $4,800

Students also are responsible for the tuition cost of four summer credit hours. Your tuition rate varies based on your student status. Visit IU’s tuition estimator for more information.

This cost covers round-trip transportation from Bloomington to London, housing for six weeks, internship placement, two group excursions outside London, three evenings and a London theater and health insurance.

Students should budget an additional $1,000 for the purchase of groceries, personal expenses and entertainment while in London, and an additional $1,200 for visa, phone and transportation costs.

If you wish to find an internship in London on your own and without the help of Anglo Educations Services, your cost will be reduced by $500 if you can provide a letter of commitment to Katie Beck, associate director of student services, experiential education, by Jan. 15, 2019. Note: The placement must be approved. Email her in advance with questions about the appropriateness of a particular placement.

The cost can be further reduced through scholarships and grants, such as the Hutton Honors College’s International Experiences Grant.

2019 Summer in London

Tentative travel dates: May 4-June 16, 2019

Apply by Oct. 23.


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