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Welcome to England

From Stonehenge and Tower Bridge to Eton and Oxford, England is loaded with cherished icons of past eras. But it also does modernity with a confidence and panache left over from its days in the never-setting sun. Fashion, fine dining, clubbing, shopping – England’s rates with the world’s best.

As a visitor, you can pick your favorite slice of “Englishness” and indulge yourself in a country with a notorious taste for nostalgia. The tales of King Arthur; the works of Shakespeare; the exploits of Drake; the intellect of Johnson; the invention of Brunel; the leadership of Churchill; the cult of Diana – all are endlessly recycled in England, providing a cultural backdrop to an unparalleled range of historic buildings, monuments and landscapes.

Of course, this isn’t anything like the whole story of England. For every tourist who wants to stand outside the gates of Buckingham Palace or visit Stratford-upon-Avon, there’s another who makes a beeline for the latest show at Tate Modern or the cityscape of downtown Manchester. Contemporary England has a richly multi-ethnic culture. Famously, fish and chips gave way some years ago to chicken tikka masala as the country’s favorite dish showing how the English increasingly embrace a continental lifestyle. Enjoy a fried English breakfast or a Devonshire cream tea by all means, but notice the locals at the next-door café-bar tucking into a croissant and a cappuccino.

Study Abroad in England

API offers several universities in Leeds and London with amazing study abroad options. Pursue science, literature, or business at the University of Leeds. Take courses in Urdu and Arabic at the School of Oriental and Asian Studies. Participate in an internship while taking international relations courses at the University of Westminster. Rub shoulders with elite students from around the world at the London School of Economics. Choose from a wide variety of studio art options at the campuses or the University of the Arts, London. Or, perhaps take courses at one of the top 5 universities in the world – University College London!

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England Programs and Courses

API features six exciting university options in England, each in a unique setting with diverse academic programs designed to stimulate multiple interests. Classes are comprised of students from across England and the world. Semester, trimester, summer, and academic year programs are available. Students typically receive 10-16 credits per semester.