Global Education and Study Abroad

Psychology and Culture in Europe

LONDON, CAMBRIDGE AND MORE: Come Explore the Most Influential Contributors to Psychology while Experiencing English Culture

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Imagine yourself experiencing the best England has to offer.  Through this unique learning opportunity, you will experience British culture while examining positive psychology concepts and research from a multi-cultural perspective.  The study trip will include:


  • Visiting all of London’s most important sites and learning about English customs in a fun and stimulating way.
  • Learning the latest research about maximizing potential and a positive perspective through Cambridge University’s Prosociality and Well-Being Lab.
  • Punting on the River Cam with other Cambridge students and locals.
  • Experiencing one of the birthplaces of psychology, including viewing Freud’s famous psychoanalytic couch up close.
  • Engaging in typical British pastimes such as taking a flight on the London Eye, cruising the Thames River on a riverboat, browsing through the Notting Hill market, strolling through Kensington Gardens, spending time in world-renowned London museums, and more.
  • Making lasting memories and friendships while interacting with British nationals and Park students.

While abroad students will engage in discussions, activities and journaling that will significantly contribute to course requirements.  Participants will earn 3 credits through Psychology 390: The Psychology of Success and Wellbeing; this also qualifies for an upper division elective for all majors.


Psychology and Culture in Europe


Dates: May 15-24, 2015

Required course: PS360: The Psychology of Success and Wellbeing

Term: Maymester 2015

Course type: online

Potential applicants: ALL Park students welcome to apply: Parkville main campus, nationwide campus centers and online students.

Program fee: $3,100 (pending final arrangements) includes airfare, lodging, two meals per day, all activities with group. Does not include one meal per day, tuition, passport and insurance.

Financial aid may be available. Please visit or contact the Office of Financial Aid to verity availability.

For more information:

Christina Jenkins
Adjunct Professor of Psychology and Sociology

Angela Peterson
Director, Global Education and Study Abroad
Parkville campus
Herr House room 300
(816) 584-6510

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