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Academic Programs in Reading

Students may choose from the following Academic Program options:

Academic Year

During the year program, students are allowed to choose from a wide variety of courses offered in the arts, social sciences, and natural sciences. Although classes vary in size and academic focus, all courses are taught at the University of Reading by local university professors. Participants are in the classroom with local students and other international students.

Semester / Trimester

The University of Reading's academic year consists of three trimesters allowing students to participate in the fall, spring, fall and spring (back-to-back), or spring and summer(back-to-back) trimesters. In the trimester program, students are allowed to choose from a wide variety of courses offered in the arts, social sciences, and natural sciences. Although classes vary in size and academic focus, all courses are taught at the University of Reading by local university professors. Participants are in the classroom with local students and other international students.

Custom

ISA Custom Programs are developed in partnership with U.S. universities to offer students unique course options. Cultural activities and excursions, program dates and duration, and academics vary by program. Studying abroad with U.S. university students and faculty fosters a cohesive group dynamic with additional support of ISA staff in the U.S. and abroad.

Master's Degrees

ISA Master's Degree programs allow students to complete a fully-accredited Master's Degree in only one year in a wide variety of fields and disciplines. ISA Reading Master's Degree programs are available through the University of Reading with courses taught in English by university professors. ISA students will enroll in courses along side British and international students.