So, you want to study abroad in … New Jersey


Rutgers is the State University of New Jersey, which was founded in 1766 and is the eighth oldest university in the US.  It’s a research intensive university and is placed high in world rankings.  There are campuses across New Jersey, but our exchange is specifically with the New Brunswick campus.  New Brunswick is a bustling college town between New York and Philadelphia with easy access to both. You can learn more by reading the information for visiting students in the Rutgers website.

Who can apply?

Students can study abroad in their Junior Honours year only. The exchange with Rutgers is open to all undergraduate students in the School of History (single and joint honours), with the exception of Scottish History.

The deadline for next year’s programmes is Friday 22 February 2013. Please complete the  History Abroad Application Form and return electronically to the Collaborations & Study Abroad team. For more information, please visit the School’s Study Abroad website, or email Dr Kostas Zafeiris, Study Abroad Co-ordinator of the School.

About standrewshistory
With over forty full time members of staff researching and teaching on European, American and Asian history from the dawn of the Middle Ages to the present day, the School of History at the University of St Andrews has one of the finest faculty and diverse teaching programmes of any School of History in the English speaking world. The School boasts expertise in Mediaeval and Modern History, from S cotland to Byzantium and the Americas to the Middle East and South Asia.Thematic interests include religious history, urban history, transnationalism, historiography and nationalism. The School of History prides itself on small group teaching and tutorials allowing for in depth study and supervision tailored to secure the best from each student. Cutting edge research combined with teaching excellence offer a dynamic and intellectually stimulating environment for the study of History.

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