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EMU: Harry Potter Experience
London, United Kingdom; Oxford, United Kingdom (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Winter Intersession
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Language of Instruction: English
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Program Type:
Faculty-Led Abroad
Field of Study: English/Literature, General Education Requirement
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The Harry Potter Experience
Harry Potter 1 Harry Potter 2

Course(s): CHL 137* or CHL 279
Credits: Three (3)
Eligibility: Open to all EMU students in good academic standing and guest students. Must be at least 18 years old at the time of travel.
Program Overview
This program will take you to Oxford and London, England to explore the realm of children's literature, particularly the Harry Potter series. You'll see the famous dining hall where Harry, Hermoine and Ron received a few owls during meals! The staircase in many of the films is an actual staircase in Christ Church College, Oxford, and there are a number of other hidden locations that will be revealed. In London you'll visit the British Library, National Gallery, British Museum, and many sites associated with the Harry Potter texts. In all, it will be a wonderful opportunity to see two cities rich in literary history, art, culture and Harry Potter lore!

Program Highlights
  • Enjoy a guided tour of Harry Potter film sites.
  • Visit Christ Church College to see the model for Hogwart's Great Hall.
  • Explore relevant children's literature sites including the British Museum and National Gallery.
Instructor Information
Amanda Allen, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor of Children's Literature at Eastern Michigan University. She has been teaching CHL 137 on campus for several years and looks forward to the first abroad program for this course. 

On-Campus Class Meetings
This program has mandatory class meetings during Winter semester prior to departure. Meeting dates will be determined and announced to students accepted into the program. 

Financial Aid and Scholarships
Financial aid and many EMU scholarships may be applied to the tuition and fees for this approved program. Visit the Office of Financial Aid for more information on how to use your financial aid and scholarships to help cover the costs of studying abroad. Find information on national and EMU scholarships specifically for students that wish to study abroad at

*CHL 137 satisfies EMU general education requirements. See for more information on the area this fulfills.

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Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Winter Intersession 2020 12/01/2019 12/02/2019 04/27/2020 05/03/2020
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