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JMU International Programs

Past participants say:

"It is definitely the best experience of my college career so far"


"I loved it and enjoyed every second"


"The trip to Salisbury and Stonehenge was awesome!"


"I learned about myself [as well as] another culture"


"The program provided a thorough experience of London and its surrounding areas."


"I attended things I wouldn’t have on my own, and ended up liking everything so much".


"After going to London, I am now interested in seeing how other other parts of the world live their lives".


"I appreciated the amount of independence we got - we weren't bound by the group the whole time."


"I have learned more about the world than I thought could be possible in three weeks".


"I still can't believe we did so much and had so many diverse experiences."


"The trip to London is still the best time we all have ever had, so thank you again for offering the program". 




May 18-June 9, 2016 (dates tentative) with Deborah Warnaar

Application & Interview due before Nov 1st  (earlier is better!)

COURSE OPTIONS (4 credits total):
ISCI 101 & ISCI 104 GenEd Cluster Three Physical Principles w/lab 
or CHEM 280  IdLS Upper Level Science

Welcome to London, the capital of England, the U.K., and arguably the world!  London provides unparalleled opportunities to examine first hand the contributions to modern society of past and current British scientists, including Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin, Rosalind Franklin, Francis Crick, Alexander Fleming, Stephen Hawking, and many more.  We will also explore London’s art, culture and 2000+-year old history.  Come live and learn in this global, historical, modern, and vibrant city.  There is no better place to earn your GenEd Cluster 3 or IdLS science credits!

Click on the following for more information (pdf files) 
Details are tentative.

Program Details (tentative)
(costs, accommodations, proposed visits)   

Proposed Syllabus & Topics (tentative)

Proposed Program Schedule (tentative)

Pictures from 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013



A completed application includes:
1.  APPLICATION FORM (download here)
schedule a 20-minute MEETING with Debbie Warnaar (email her with 3 possible times in Oct)

Submit applications to:
Office of International Programs (oIP),
JMAC 6, Suite 22 - MSC 5731 (JMU campus mail)

 oIP phone: 540-568-6419. 
oIP location: map

For more information on Science in London,
contact program director  Dr. Deborah Warnaar ( or 540-568-7904)




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