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International Field Program - London Global Drug Policy Program, Short Course

  • Application Deadline
  • 2 months
    Duration
University rank #561 (QS) London, United Kingdom
The International Field Program - London Global Drug Policy Program from The New School is designed to extend learning beyond the classroom. Students get firsthand field exposure to a multiplicity of perspectives, ideas, and people through orientation, field trips, guest speakers, professional internships, faculty-supervised projects and research, and day-to-day interactions.
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Overview

Open Society Foundations (OSF) are the world's largest private funder of independent groups working for justice, democratic governance, and human rights. The Foundations' Global Drug Policy Program works with policymakers, academics, and grassroots organizations to challenge and question the way the world approaches drugs and drug policy. 

Key facts:

Organizations supported through grants by the Global Drug Policy Program reinforce the mission statement of the program: to promote drug policies rooted in human rights, sustainable development, social justice, and public health. This summer, the Global Drug Policy Program is piloting its first IFP, a program that will reflect students' academic interests and motivations. Graduate students can apply for an internship in Europe with an NGO in London or a University in London. 

The International Field Program - London Global Drug Policy Program is offered byThe New School.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 2 months
    • Duration description

      June-July

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Curriculum:

  • With the help of the faculty advisor and host organization, students will carry out their own independent research project that focuses on the effects drugs have on international and cross-cultural issues such as human rights, gender expression, social justice, governance, public health, and development.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

To apply you will need to have the following materials ready before filling out the online application:

  • A recent résumé or CV
  • An academic or professional writing sample OR portfolio
  • A brief essay for your first-choice IFP country
  • Tuition Fee

    • International

      5130 USD/full
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 5130 USD for the full programme and a duration of 2 months.
    • National

      5130 USD/full
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 5130 USD for the full programme and a duration of 2 months.
    We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

    Tuition, noncredit: There is a $5,130 flat fee 

    IFP program fee: $1,000 — a nonrefundable fee that covers administrative costs

    Living costs for London

    • 1137 - 2160 GBP/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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