Office of International Programs

Sophomore Mid-Year Transfer Program

The Office of International Programs (OIP) is pleased to welcome you to Brown University. As a sophomore transfer student who has been admitted to Brown with a Spring 2016 start date , you have the opportunity to spend the fall semester studying at one of three partner institutions in the UK or Spain, enabling you to add an international edge to your studies and earn  additional transfer credit from Brown.


The Mid-Year Transfer Program, designed specifically for incoming sophomores, is a unique opportunity for incoming transfer students who would like to engage in international study in Edinburgh, London, or Granada. Students who are looking to continue their studies in an international setting spend the fall semester studying abroad before arriving at Brown for the spring semester.

Students are eligible to apply to programs with three partner institutions – University of Edinburgh, Queen Mary, University of London, and the University of Granada – and select from various programs of study, ranging from general studies in the humanities, social sciences and sciences at Edinburgh and Queen Mary, to distinct studies in intensive Spanish language in Granada. As a result of the semester abroad through OIP, students who have participated in the Mid-Year Transfer Program arrive in Providence with an international edge, are eligible to receive additional academic transfer credit, and are well prepared to translate this international experience into a successful start to their studies at Brown.

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