Program Summary & Location
UW-Eau Claire students have been studying at Harlaxton for more than 20 years! Each semester, Harlaxton College is home to roughly 150 students from the University of Evansville, Indiana and other U.S. partner colleges and universities. Beginning in fall 2020, students will take a 3-credit British studies course and fill their schedule with elective courses. Students attending in fall 2019 or spring 2020, you will take a 6-credit British Studies class from British professors and fill your schedule with electives. Students in a variety of disciplines can earn liberal education, and sometimes major or minor, credits at Harlaxton. In addition, nursing majors
in the fall semester of their senior year can study for that semester in Harlaxton. There are also Honors options
, and a number of biology
classes now offered!
UW-Eau Claire also sends students to Harlaxton's summer session. You will take three or six credits during this five-week "mini-Harlaxton" experience. Beginning in summer 2020, students can add on a 3-credit internship at the end of the summer program (additional fees apply).
Harlaxton College consists of a 100-room Victorian manor house, the adjoining Carriage House, and small gymnasium. Located on the edge of Harlaxton village, two miles outside of Grantham, the College is set amidst the green pastures and rolling hills typical of the English midlands. Nottingham, the nearest city, is about 20 miles away. A convenient rail network provides easy access to other parts of Great Britain, making trips all over the country possible. London is about an hour away by train, giving students easy access to flights to other parts of Europe. To learn more, click here
Explore photos from past students!
Maintaining your academic plan, when abroad, is important! That is why it is important to check out course offerings that this program offers. Curious as to what courses you could possibly take at Harlaxton and how they come back to UW-Eau Claire? Click the button below to learn more. Just remember, courses that have UW-Eau Claire equivalencies are not guaranteed to be offered the term you will be abroad:
Academics - England: Harlaxton
Harlaxton has a team dedicated to making this program a success! They will arrange an airport pick up service and plan some optional and affordable excursions that you can participate in. They also will help you integrate into the local community. To see more on what resources Harlaxton provides and and what disability/health accommodations are available on the program, click on the following button:
Support - England: Harlaxton
Housing & Meals
You will share a room with up to four roommates in Harlaxton Manor and the adjoining Carriage House. Meals are served cafeteria-style in the Dining Hall. There are also laundry facilities, a "telly" lounge with DVD, a general store in the Manor, and campus-wide wireless access.
By clicking on the following term, you will find more information on program costs. If the term you want to go abroad is not listed, please see the most recent term and add 7% to your estimate to factor in exchange rate fluctuations and tuition increases. Click on the buttons below to view that term's cost estimate.
Spring 2020 Summer 2020 Fall 2020
All dates listed below are subject to change.
Future term dates will be updated when set by our partner; please be patient. Do NOT purchase a flight until you are emailed an official acceptance letter from Harlaxton.
UW-Eau Claire and Harlaxton are not liable should you book your airfare before you are officially accepted by Harlaxton and/or programs dates are finalized. Any costs associated with a mistake in booking are the student's responsibility.
To see the program dates, please see Harlaxton's program website: Harlaxton Program Dates
(and find the appropriate term and the program calendar listed below it). The future dates will be updated on Harlaxton's website as they are available. Dates are subject to change.
Still have some questions?! We have resources for you! General advisors are available to answer your questions on studying abroad, how to select a program, how to apply, etc. Have questions relating to this exact program?! We have peer advisors, who are study abroad returnees. Click here
to see if we have one available for this program. If there is, send them an email with your questions or ask to meet up with them. If there isn't a peer advisor, the study abroad coordinator can meet with you. To schedule an appointment with a general advisor or coordinator, call 715-836-4411. In addition, here are some other resources to learn about England.
Find even more program specific information. Content in guide was last updated December 2019.
2020 Harlaxton, England Program guide
Find information on: health/safety recommendations, immunizations, medications, etc.
Center for Disease Control
Find information on: embassies, safety and security, local laws and identity-specific guidance, health, travel advisories, etc.
U.S. State Department Country Info
Ready to Apply?!
To be eligible for this program, students need to have a 2.3 GPA and be in (and maintain) good academic, conduct and financial standing. Students can apply as a first year student but need to have sophomore standing by the program start date. (If you have concerns over eligibility, please contact the coordinator listed at the top of this page).
applying to complete their first semester senior year during fall semester at Harlaxton must have a 2.5 GPA and be in the first semester of their junior year at the time of application.
to read our application instructions and what will all be required. Then return to this page and click the "Apply Now" button at the top of the page. We look forward to seeing your application!