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Challenge your critical thinking skills, earn valuable research credits, and experience one of the most cosmopolitan cities of the world on this innovative research program with the prestigious Royal Veterinary College (RVC) in London.

Research projects focus on the biomedical sciences with projects in biomechanics, cardiovascular sciences, cell biology, developmental biology, genetics, immunology, molecular biology, parasitology, pharmacology, physiology, reproductive immunology, and welfare.


Area(s) of Study

  • Biochemistry
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Neuroscience
  • Science
  • Biology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Physical Science

Sponsored by ARCADIA - a UT Affiliate

Academic Information

You will earn 6 research credits over 6 weeks, conducting a faculty supervised, hands-on, directed study research project with results that will culminate in the preparation of a research paper. Faculty mentors will work closely with you to direct your continued growth and knowledge development in the chosen research topic discipline.


There are two universities for STEM Research in London: King's College London and Royal Veterinary College. KCL offers research in biomedical engineering, RVC offers research in veterinary science (large animal medicine), but also cell/molecular biology, genetics, neuroscience, Endocrinology

Language(s) of Instruction



Service Learning/Internship

  • Service Learning - No
  • Internship - Yes


Students are guaranteed accommodation in Arcadia student residences. Arcadia students typically share a room with one other, and share a bathroom and kitchen with 2-3 other rooms. Housing options have a comfortable, close-knit atmosphere with 24-hour live-in staff and free resident life events. A typical London commute is 30-45 minutes.

Open To

Students from all colleges and schools

Program Cost

Students will pay $75 app fee, $600 affiliated registration fee and $19/wk for overseas insurance to UT Austin. Students pay a program fee (tuition, housing) to Arcadia (see provider website for more details). Federal financial aid and scholarships apply for full-time summer (6 credits)/semester (12) enrollment.


- Summer Whole
  • Program: June 22, 2022 to August 6, 2022
  • Instructional: June 28, 2022 to August 5, 2022
  • Priority Deadline: February 15, 2022
  • Final Deadline: March 31, 2022

Application Code


Program Coordinator

Phoebe Scott

Additional Resources

Program Website
Information Session

Next Step

1) View mandatory advising videos: Explore: Education Abroad 101. Attend a live EA Q&A to ask questions. 2) View the Ready to Apply video. 3) Self-authorize your application via the Get Started link below and apply! PC: Phoebe Scott. Arcadia hosted webinar on Dec 7 (register under "Info Session" link).

Program information above is subject to change