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  • Locations: Liverpool, United Kingdom
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: UGA applicants only
  • Cost of Attendance Sheets: Fall, Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2021 09/15/2020 10/07/2020 TBA TBA
Academic Year 2021-2022 02/01/2021 02/26/2021 TBA TBA
Fall 2021 02/01/2021 02/26/2021 TBA TBA
Spring 2022 11/15/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Category: UGA Exchange Sponsor: UGA
Partner Institution: University of Liverpool (FICE: 900132) Type of Instruction: Lecture
Classes With: Local Students Language of Instruction: English
Taught By: Host Professor(s) Housing Location: Off-Campus, On-Campus
Housing Type: Dorm/Student Residence Work Opportunity: No
Volunteer Opportunity: No Scholarship Availability: Yes
Academic Area: Archaeology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Biological Science, Biology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Classical Culture, Communication Studies, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Ecology, Economics, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Engineering, English, Film Studies, Finance, French, General Business, Geography, Geology, German, History, International Affairs, Italian, Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Law, Linguistics, Management, Management Information Systems, Marine Sciences, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Microbiology, Music, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Spanish Click here for a definition of this term Open to non-UGA students: No
Program Description:

Liverpool Study Abroad

UGA Exchange, University of Liverpool

The University of Liverpool is one of the great centres of research, knowledge and innovation. Our pioneering reputation attracts students, experts and partners from around the world. Through our research, teaching and collaborations we seek to be life changing and world shaping. 

Why Study at the University of Liverpool
  • Ranked in the top 200 of universities worldwide
  • Member of the Russell Group of UK research-intensive universities
  • 33,00 students, including 8,000+ international students
  • Awarded best Students' Union 2016
  • Ranked 4th "friendliest city" in the world (Rough Guides 2016)
  • More galleries and museums than any UK city outside London
  • One of the most cost-effective cities in the UK
Study Abroad at the University of Liverpool Video
Videos - Liverpool Voices

Program Location

liverpool     Liverpool has been home to explorers and revolutionaries for over 800 years.Their pioneering spirit is alive in the city  and inspires our university.
       - Arts, music and cultural capital
       - Birthplace of the Beatles
       - City with the most museums and galleries outside London
       - European Capital of Culture 2008
       - World Heritage skyline

     Inbound Student Handbook
     Liverpool Exchange Fact_sheet-version_2019-20.pdf

Scholarship Opportunity

  • Two scholarships of £1000 or four scholarships of £500 available to UGA students in Academic Year 2020-21, 2021-22 & 2022-23.
  • UGA - Liverpool Exchange applicants should submit a complete OGE General Scholarship Application to be considered for a Liverpool scholarship.
  • Funding is provided by the University of Liverpool and to be disbursed by Liverpool either as a credit toward semester accommodation or draft after arrival. 
  • Scholarship priority is for UGA - Liverpool Exchange participants with demonstrated financial need.

Liverpool Scholarship 2

Contact Information

Ms. Colleen Larson
Global Education Advisor, Office of Global Engagement
Global Engagement Building
1324 S. Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA 30602
Schedule an OGE Exchange Advising Appointment - Zoom Appts Available

Academic Program

2020-2021 Liverpool Guide to Choosing Modules.pdf
Includes Course lists and links to syllabi
Liverpool Subjects (Modules) available in Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology, Architecture, Chemistry, Communication & Media, Computer Science, Earth, Ocean, Ecological Science, Electrical Engineering & Electronics, Engineering, English, Geography & Planning, History, Irish Studies, Law, Life Sciences, Management/Business, Mathematics, Modern Languages & Cultures, Music, Physics, Philosophy, Politics & International Affairs, Psychology, Sociology, Social Policy & Criminology.

Academics at Liverpool

The possible lcourse/module evels are:

  • Level 4 FHEQ= 1st Year module/ 100 code Undergraduate Intro/Lower Level
  • Level 5 FHEQ = 2nd Year module/ 200 code Undergraduate Upper Level
  • Level 6 FHEQ = 3rd Year module/ 300 code Undergraduate Upper Level
  • Level 7 FHEQ = Masters Level module/ 400-500 code

 Liverpool Research Projects also Available for credit during Fall/Spring/Full-year
  • Each research project is a University of Liverpool module worth 15 Liverpool credits (7.5 ECTS)
  • Students can choose to take a Research Project as a module (subject) alongside a normal semester study
  • Semester projects will be 12 weeks in length and will be taken alongside other modules of study (a full load at Liverpool is 60 credits)
  • In 2017-18 Liverpool had projects in a range of subject areas, including Music, Computer Science, Architecture and Engineering
  • Students will receive a transcript with a grade for the project undertaken – assessment can be in a variety of formats including portfolios and poster presentation (each individual department sets their own assessment)
  • University of Liverpool Semester Research Projects Catalogue 2018.pdf

Eligibility Requirements

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • UGA student in good academic standing

Program Itinerary

Liverpool Term Dates
Fall/Semester 1: Late September to Mid December* 
     UGA students will arrange to take Fall Liverpool exams at UGA, usually scheduled in January
Spring/Semester 2: Late January to Late May/Early June
Full Year: Late September to Early June


The City of Liverpool has a large student population, with three universities located in the city centre and plenty of accommodation on offer. Students coming for a full year are guaranteed accommodation in any of our Halls of Residence.

For students coming for one semester only, the University is proud to offer accommodation in the Study Abroad Village, which consists of Melville Grove and Tudor Close. This are apartment-style, on-campus, self-catered accommodation. Each student has their own bedroom with shared bathroom facilities. Where demand exceeds supply, preference is given to students coming from International Study Abroad Partner Universities.

If you are interested in accommodation in the private sector, then please contact Liverpool Student Homes, an organisation run jointly between three universities (including the University of Liverpool). We encourage all students intending to live in private accommodation to arrive the week before classes begin to look for accommodation.

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Program Reviews:
Chelsey Erica Omoerah, Spring 2018 Participant
Studying at the University of Liverpool changed how I see the world. If I could do it again I would, in a heartbeat. The town has a heart of its own and the people are so lovely. I can't wait to go back someday. If you have the opportunity to go here, take it!

Spring 2016 Participant
This was left entirely up to us and was not facilitated at all by the school, but the city was easily accessible so I took advantage of it all the time!

Chelsey Erica Omoerah, Spring 2018 Participant
I met so many people from all over without even having to try

I was surprised how different England was to America. I originally picked it as a way to dip my toe into living internationally, since they speak english, I knew I wouldn't ever be too lost or confused. Things would surprise me everyday from the pub culture to the way people greet one another. I feel like I have a new appreciation for adventure that I NEVER had before.
     — Chelsey Omoerah, Spring 2018
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