The US-UK Summer Institutes are three-to-four week programs for first and second year students who are also US citizens. As a participant, in addition to the courses you will enroll in at the UK university, you will have the opportunity   to explore the culture, heritage and history of the UK. These institutes are sponsored by the UK Fulbright Commission.


Depending on the Institute, students will have the opportunity to:

  • Study alongside leading academics and professionals
  • Develop knowledge in specific fields
  • Participate in field and in-service education
  • Experience cultural and social events
  • Visit museums, galleries, castles, battlegrounds, stately homes and areas of scenic beauty
  • Receive credit to transfer to their home institution
  • Meet people from across the US and the world
  • Become an ambassador for studying in the UK

The majority of Institute costs are covered, including:

  • Return US-UK airfare
  • Tuition and fees at the host institution
  • Accommodation and meals
  • In some cases, a small daily allowance


  • Be a US citizen and possess a US passport
  • Be at least 18 years old by the start of the program
  • Participate in the program in its entirety
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.7
  • Have at least two years of undergraduate study remaining after the Institute finishes
  • Have had little or no study or travel outside of the US

Upon completion of the Institute, participants are expected to return to the US to continue their education.

Interested in applying? View the Campus Application Instructions.