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Winter Cultural, English Course

  • Application Deadline
  • 14 days
    Duration
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Overview

Winter Institute Highlights

The Winter Cultural Program from Columbia University is a two week English and cultural program for students in ALP levels 3-9.

  • 15 hours of classroom instruction per week.
  • 12 hours of project-based field trips and cultural activities in New York City with course instructors.
  • Class time prepares students by reading, listening and discussing themes and topics relevant to the trip.
  • During the field trips, students will complete tasks to guide their visit and develop their English.
  • After each trip there will be additional activities, discussions, presentations and assignments.
  • Winter Institute is not an academic program. Students wishing to study academic English full-time should apply to ALP's Fall, Spring, or Summer sessions.

Accreditation

The Winter Institute is accredited by the Commission on English Language Accreditation (CEA).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 14 days
    • Duration description

      Two week

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Sample trips may include: 

  • MOMA 
  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • The Lower East Side Tenement Museum
  • The American Museum of Natural History
  • The Museum of New York
  • The Museum of the Moving Image 

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Current ALP students must have reached ALP level 3 to be considered for admission.
  • New students must apply online, and then complete the online placement test for admission. The Winter Institute is a two week English and cultural program for students in ALP levels 3-9.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2766 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2766 USD for the full programme and a duration of 14 days.
  • National

    2766 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2766 USD for the full programme and a duration of 14 days.
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Living costs for Manhattan

  • 2638 - 5760 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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