Enlightenment, Revolution, and Romanticism in Edinburgh

Edinburgh, Scotland


Language of Instruction


Finance Options
Application Deadlines:
  • Summer: February 1 (early bird) or March 1 (regular)
Min. GPA for Consideration:
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About Enlightenment, Revolution, and Romanticism in Edinburgh

IFSA is pleased to offer this unique Global Seminar program to all U.S. universities in partnership with the University of California at San Diego. Non-UC San Diego students must apply through UC San Diego and are encouraged to contact Tonia Pizer by email or phone at 858-534-1123 with any questions regarding the program, its content or requirements.

Enlightenment, Revolution, and Romanticism in Edinburgh Benefits

  • The chance to live and study in one of Britain's most culturally rich cities for five weeks
  • A unique opportunity to take UC San Diego courses in Scotland's beautiful setting
  • Courses that focus on history, taught in the heart of historic Edinburgh
  • Program balances coursework with field visits to important historical sites around Edinburgh
  • Excursion to nearby Stirling and the National Wallace Monument commemorating the Scottish war hero known as Braveheart.

The IFSA Difference

Your success is our success! Whatever your goals, our approach is carefully designed to help you achieve them.
You will experience challenging, rewarding coursework in the highest quality classes, while receiving the academic support you need.
More than a tourist in a foreign country, you will engage in the community, build competencies, and develop yourself as a citizen of the world.
Our programs and practices reflect the value we place on diverse perspectives and are designed to support a variety of learners.
Round out your classroom experience with hands-on opportunities like internships, directed research, student teaching, community-based learning or volunteering, and cultural excursions.
You will have academic and personal mentors to assist with program choice, application, travel, cultural acclimation, language acquisition, class registration, academic issues, health and safety, and everything in between.

Academics at Enlightenment, Revolution, and Romanticism in Edinburgh


The curriculum includes two courses taught by a UC San Diego professor:

  • Enlightenment, Revolution and Romanticism
  • Scotland & England: Civil War and Revolution, 1601-1689
Transcripts will be issued by UC San Diego
Subjects offered at Enlightenment, Revolution, and Romanticism in Edinburgh
Cultural Studies European History European Studies History International Studies/Affairs/Relations World History

Housing & Meals

Housing Type
You will be housed in furnished student apartments within walking distance to the University of Edinburgh campus. Apartments have double or single rooms with a shared kitchen and bathroom. Internet access is included.

The IFSA Team

IFSA has a dedicated team who are here to help you prepare to achieve your goals. Feel free to reach out. We are happy to answer your questions!

Program Advisor

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Emma Robinson

Student Engagement Specialist. Program Advisor for Australia, China, India, New Zealand, and Sri Lanka

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Resident Director

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Ruth Casey

Regional Director, Europe and Middle East

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Academic Affairs Director

Dates and Fees

Summer 2020

Program Dates

Program Start Date
June 28, 2020
Program End Date
August 1, 2020

Program Fees

Total Program Fee
Students pay a $500 non-refundable program deposit upon confirmation of attendance. The deposit is applied to the total program fee.

Estimated Costs

Books & Supplies
Local Transportation
Personal Expenses
(Includes utilities, laundry, entertainment, expected start-up costs, etc. Does not include personal travel.)
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