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Goldsmiths, University of London
London, United Kingdom (Outgoing Program)
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Program Terms: Academic Year,
Fall Semester,
Spring Semester
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Restrictions: Princeton applicants only
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Dept Offering Program: Study Abroad OIP Program Type: Study Abroad (semester)
Language of Instruction: English Language Prerequisite: NO
Program Features: Academic Study Degree Level: 3 - Sophomore, 4 - Junior, 5 - Senior
Time Away: Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester Housing options: Dormitory
Program Group: Study Abroad OIP Program Adviser: Claire Hu
Program Description:
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Please be reminded that you may need to meet different deadlines when applying to this program. 

  • Program deadline: July 30, 2020
  • Princeton deadline: April 30, 2020

Goldsmith's University of London

Princeton students can study abroad at Goldsmith’s, a campus university located in a vibrant area in South East London that is just 10 minutes by train from central London. Students will experience a small liberal arts college, with courses in a variety of subjects from anthropology, social sciences, art, politics, and more. 

Goldsmiths is part of the University of London, a federation of more than 40 colleges and institutes. Their study abroad program gives international students the opportunity to live, study and socialize with Goldsmiths undergraduate students for one or two terms, or a full academic year. It also offers students from different educational systems the opportunity to gain academic credits from a British university.  New Cross is a vibrant area in South East London that's situated just 10 minutes by train from the center of the city. Described by The New York Times as a hub of creative talent, the area has a thriving music and arts scene, fantastic restaurants, buzzing cafes, and a genuinely diverse and eclectic population.

For more detailed information about study abroad at Goldsmiths, read the Goldsmiths Study Abroad Prospectus.



As the Goldsmiths Study Abroad programme is truly interdisciplinary, modules of interest to you may be located in different subject areas (e.g. “Cognitive Behavioural Therapy ” is under Therapeutic Studies, not Psychology) – make sure you look through them all! Please note: Study Abroad students can choose modules from across departments, with the exception of Art and Design. If you wish to study Art or Design you must specify this in your application to the Study Abroad programme. 

Modules listed are from the 2019/20 academic year and should be treated as an indicative selection. For a list of available courses, please visit the online course catalog. 

Academic Calendar

  • Fall semester typically runs from early September to early December
  • Spring semester typically runs from early December to late April

You can view exact program dates on the university’s academic calendar


Goldsmith's guarantees a space in Goldsmiths accommodation for all Study Abroad students who apply before the accommodation deadline. All students who are here for a single term will be housed in Loring Hall, which is based on campus. Students who are studying for the full year will be able to choose from the list of accommodation options.

Student Life

The Students’ Union is home to all of Goldsmiths' societies and sports teams. There’s a society for everything – from Harry Potter, to yoga, to knitting, to salsa dancing – so you will always find like-minded people, as well as activities to get involved in. You can find a full list of societies, sports teams, and communities on the SU website. The Union is also a hub of student representation, with four elected sabattical officers and several part-time officers who represent the student body, particularly marginalised groups. The SU also offers a range of advice and support to students.

The Students' Union also has a café and events space, and tons of things happening throughout the academic year. Visit the SU 'What's On' page to find out more.

Money Matters

Students who receive financial aid at Princeton continue to receive Princeton financial aid for the approved costs of study abroad programs during the academic year. For detailed information about financial aid, program fees, and billing for study abroad, please visit the Money Matters section of the Study Abroad website.     

Passport and Visa

Students must have a passport valid for at least six months after the end of their study abroad program.  For information on obtaining or renewing a US passport, please consult the US State Department Passport Website.    

Application Process

Students interested in applying to this program must complete two separate processes:
  1. Apply directly to the program. Visit the program website directly for application instructions and deadlines. Please note that program application deadlines are often earlier than Princeton approval deadlines listed in GPS.
  2. Complete the Princeton approval process. You may download the course approval form and instructions from your GPS application. Click “apply now” on this brochure to access these items. Check GPS for Princeton’s approval deadlines.


  • Start planning your study abroad experience!
  • Make an appointment with a study abroad adviser   
  • Contact a Global Ambassador   
  • Attend an OIP event or info session  
  • Apply!

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Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring Semester 2021 10/16/2020 10/20/2020 TBA TBA
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