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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Academic Level: Junior, Senior, Sophomore Language(s) of Instruction: English
Housing Options: Apartment, Residence Hall Program Model: Partner Provider
Area(s) of Study: Anthropology, Art and Design, Art History, Communication, Computer Science, Cross-cultural and Global Studies, Economics, Educational Management, Engineering Management, History, Legal Studies, Literature, Mathematical Sciences, Middle Eastern Studies, Other, Philosophy, Psychology, Public Service Leadership, Sociology Minimum GPA: 3.00
Open to Non-UHCL Applicants: Yes
Program Description:

Girton College, University of Cambridge

Program Overview

This prestigious program at University of Cambridge's Girton College takes place over four-week sessions in the summer and is perfect for students of economics, engineering, or business. 

A highly focused, popular, and affordable program, which requires only a 3.0 GPA, you'll enjoy on-campus housing at Girton College, along with the academic rigor of your studies, and contact with students from around the world.

The program includes weekly evening lectures on Cambridge research or general interest topics and you’ll choose one course in either economics, engineering, or business:

Session 1- Economics: Course on macroeconomics, microeconomics & economic & political thought, through studies of Nobel Prize Winners in economics, development of world capitalist structures and philosophical analysis of democratic capitalism.

Session 2- Engineering: Course on four exciting areas of engineering, in which Cambridge has a strong reputation: nanotechnology, quantum technologies, renewable electrical power & the jet engine.

Session 3 - Business: Course on four cutting-edge topics in business: finance, leadership, strategy, and responsible investing, a perfect opportunity for the ambitious student looking to connect with like-minded peers.

Historic Cambridge will be all around you — the opportunity to attend weekly Formal Halls, formal dinners in medieval halls by candlelight. Regular meals are in the college cafeteria and events and activities are organized as part of the program. Other events are organized by full-time Cambridge students, such as punting on the River Cam.


Arcadia is a nationally recognized leader in higher education, offering exceptional study, research and internship experiences for students from colleges and universities across the US. Our unique combination of customized, diverse academic programming and comprehensive support allows students to explore new worlds, get to know themselves, boost their resumes for future job opportunities and graduate school, and experience the incredible growth and shifts in perspective that a culturally immersive experience can deliver.

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Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2024 03/01/2024 03/01/2024 TBA TBA