Application Deadline & Fee

                 February 15, 2022; $75                 Application fee is non-refundable.

Program Dates

July 29 - August 14, 2022
(2 weeks)

Program Details

This course focuses on the creation of the U.S. Constitution at the Convention of 1787, and the debate about its ratification between the Federalists and Anti-Federalists. Why study the U.S. Constitution in the UK? Sometimes it is the perspective of the foreigner that best allows one to really see and understand your own nation's heritage. In this case, UVU has a partnership with an Oxford expert on the American Constitution. Students will benefit from unique features of Oxford University education, such as the tutorial method and the use of world-class libraries. The program does not focus on British constitutionalism, but students do have opportunities to learn about it (and other aspects of British history and culture) through excursions to the House of Parliament in London, through the many museums and tours available in Oxford, and through exchange with the professors.

Program Sites:

  • Oxford, UK

Anticipated Curriculum

Students are expected to take the following course:

CNST 4720* Foundations of American Constitutionalism
Prerequisite(s): (POLS 1000 or POLS 1100 or instructor approval) and *University Advanced Standing

*Students may be able to substitute this course upon completion with POLS 490R, HIST 490R, or other appropriate credit upon consultation with an advisor after the credit has been awarded.

Program Requirements*

Must be 18 years of age at the time of departure

Minimum G.P.A.: 3.0

Physical Requirements: Some excursions require up to a mile of walking, sometimes on uneven surfaces. Even more walking  is required for the London excursion.

All UVU study abroad students must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Students may be required to test negative for COVID-19 at their own expense by host countries as a condition for entry.

*Accessibility services vary from country to country. Contact the Office of Education Abroad if you require such services.

Estimated Program Fee*

The program fee covers housing, some meals, in-country transportation, international health insurance.


*This cost is tentative and based on the current exchange rate and program plans. This cost may be updated due to exchange-rate fluctuations or program changes.

Additional Estimated Costs

UVU tuition ($495 for a 3-credit course)
Airfare (approx $1200)
Meals (approx $100)

Discretionary spending ($200)
Passport (approx $165)

Students should be prepared to pay out-of-pocket for possible COVID tests or quarantine stays if required by the host country for entry or exit.

All students are required to pay a $75 non-refundable application fee.


There are some scholarship opportunities that are available from UVU and nationally. These scholarships are competitive and have varying application dates. Please click on the following here for more information.

Financial Aid

Pell Grants and Federal Insured Student Loans may be applied to the program, based on eligibility. Speak to a Financial Aid Advisor for more information (BA 105). 

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Travel Report

Students are strongly encouraged to read the U.S. State Department’s country information webpage for the most up-to-date information on travel advisories, entry, exit, and visa requirements, safety, security, health, and other important travel factors.