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Featuring CCIS Programs

University of Dundee, Scotland

Dundee, Scotland (Europe)

Quick Facts

Fall 2018
Dates: Orientation September 1 -9; Classes September 10 - 14  – December 14, 2018
Application Deadline:  March 15
Costs:  $9,159 CCIS Member | $9,559 Non-Member

Spring 2019
Dates:  Orientation TBD; Classes January 14 – May 24, 2019
Application Deadline:  September 15
Costs:  $TBD CCIS Member | $TBD Non-Member

Program Overview

The College Consortium for International Studies (CCIS) program at the University of Dundee provides exceptional quality at an affordable price. Dundee has a beautiful campus where you can experience a pleasing blend of old and new buildings in an attractive setting of lawns and gardens overlooking the mile-wide River Tay and the surrounding hills of Fife and Perthshire.

Dundee, the “City of Discovery”, (pop. 170,000) lies on the estuary of the Tay on the east coast of Scotland, with the Highlands to the north and St. Andrews and Edinburgh to the south. The city of Dundee has more students per head than any other city in the United Kingdom, which means that it is a vibrant university town with services and businesses that cater to students’ needs and budgets. There are excellent cultural and social activities, as well as sporting and shopping facilities. Dundee has the nicest climate of all of Scotland’s cities, with more sunshine and lower rainfall than other location. 

The University of Dundee has been selected as the Scottish University of the Year in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide for both 2016 and 2017, hailed for both its excellent teaching quality and student experience.



Contact Program Sponsor and Advisor

Brookdale Community College
Janice Thomas
Director, International Center

Questions? Contact me
Tel:(732) 224-2799

This program is sponsored and administered by Brookdale Community College.

Academics & Program

University of Dundee in Scotland

Founded in 1881 as University College of St. Andrews, Scotland's oldest University since 1411, the University of Dundee was established in 1967 and is now Scotland's University with the widest range of courses.

Located within the city center, the campus offers easy access
to Dundee's cultural and social life, while forming a close community with a stimulating atmosphere. The University offers a wide range of student support services, student clubs and social/recreational facilities, such as sport halls and computer labs.



Course Offerings

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences:  Politics & International Relations, American Studies, English Literature, History, Art, Philosophy, Contemporary Practices, Geography, Contemporary European Studies, British Studies, Scottish Studies, Economics, Psychology, Environmental Science, Town and Regional Planning, Environmental Management

Art & Design:  Animation & Electronic Media, Graphic Design, Illustration & Printmaking, Jewelry & Metalwork, Textile Design, Interior Design, Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture, Photography, Time Based Art
Applications for the art college require a portfolio.

Engineering & Physical Sciences:  Civil Engineering, Electronic & Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Applied Computing, Mathematics

Accountancy:  Accountancy, Business Finance, international business

Life Sciences:  Biochemistry, Anatomical & Physiological Sciences, Pharmacology, Molecular Genetics, Biology, Microbiology, Zoology

Please email for specific module descriptions or call 732-224 2799 to discuss.

Academic Highlights

The University of Dundee offers an excellent academic program, with courses that include an experiential learning compontent that gives students a real-world experience.

The academic calendar is based on the US semester schedule, study abroad students typically enroll in three courses for a total of fifteen US college credits.

Dundee is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2017.

Student Life & Housing

Student Life

The university campus (more than 17,000 students) is centrally located in the city of Dundee. The city's main pedestrian zone with its many shops, cinemas, theaters, restaurants and bars, and the waterfront promenade are within a five-minute walk of the campus. The main campus is a pleasing blend of old and new buildings in an attractive setting of lawns and gardens overlooking the mile-wide Tay estuary. Teaching, recreational and residential buildings are side by side to form a friendly self-contained community. Students live in a single occupant room in University of Dundee residence halls either on campus or within easy walking distance to the campus. The residence halls are self-catered. Students have access to university student clubs, leisure and sports facilities and student support services. Ten computer clusters with several hundred computers are open to students for internet/email access. Sport facilities include a fitness center (single rowers for cardiovascular training), two large sport halls with basketball/volleyball/badminton courts, a pool and a gymnasium.

Student Services

With an international student population of more than 20%, coming from more than 100 countries, the University of Dundee is very experienced in providing excellent services to study abroad students. Conveniently located within walking distance from the city center, the campus itself is fully integrated with all recreational, sports and social facilities on one site. CCIS students receive pre-departure guidance, orientation, and have access to the full range of university facilities and social activities, such as the Student Union, the University Chaplancy, and Student Advisory Service. There are 10 IT suites on campus with several hundred PC’s, and the residences are also connected to the University network.


The University guarantees an offer of university of private accommodation to study abroad students who apply before the deadline. All accommodations have been built or renovated in the last 10 years. They are self-catered flats and are fitted with kitchen/dining/living rooms. The residences are either on campus or within a very short walking distance from the campus. Students live in a single occupant room with en-suite bathrooms. Each bedroom has a computer link, Wi-Fi, bed, study desk and wardrobe. Within Dundee's residences you are sure to find a welcoming environment and a great community spirit.

Duration & Costs


Fall 2018
Orientation: September 1 - September 9, 2018
September 10 - December 14, 2018

Spring 2019
Orientation: TBA
January 14 - May 24, 2019


Fall 2018:  $9,159 CCIS member | $9,559 CCIS non-member
​Spring 2019:  $TBD CCIS member | $TBD CCIS non-member

Costs included:  Instructional costs abroad, fees, orientation, and sickness and accident insurance 
Costs not included:  Airfare ($1,300 approx.), accommodations ($4,000 approx./per semester), textbooks ($380 approx.), optional airport pick up ($40 approx.), personal expenses ($2,750 approx.) and meals ($1,400 approx.).

All costs, fees, and dates are subject to change without notification. Contact the program sponsor to verify all costs, fees, and dates for this program. 

Please refer to your acceptance materials for information on arrival, orientation, and academic calendar. The refund policy is program specific and non-transferable. Refer to your acceptance materials for the comprehensive refund policy or contact the program sponsor.

Eligibility & Deadlines

Application Deadlines

Fall semester:  March 15
Spring semester:  September 15

Late applications will be accepted on a case-by-case basis.
For students applying to the Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, please email for further instructions and plan to submit your application two weeks prior to the stated deadline.

Eligibility Requirements

Minimum GPA: 3.0 cumulative on a 4.0 scale
Minimum class standing: Minimum of 15 college credits and minimum age of 18

Entry Requirements

One semester (6 months or less without internship component) - Visa is generally not required: can enter UK as a student visitor. Full Year or with internship - Visa is required. For more information visit the UK Border Agency website.

Have you talked with your study abroad advisor about your home institution's application process? Your institution's deadline might be earlier than the CCIS program application deadline. Check now to make sure all of your material is submitted on time!

Supplemental Application Material

Your CCIS application has two parts, 1) you will complete an online CCIS application form with general information and 2) an online University of Dundee application.

After your CCIS application has been reviewed and approved by Brookdale, you will receive a weblink to complete your Dundee application. If you have any questions, please email us at 


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Alumni experiences

Adventures abroad

Lily W

"I had such a wonderful time abroad, and the time flew by much too quickly. I loved the University of Dundee. The University has such a lively student life that really enriched my experience. They are very friendly and helpful toward international students. I would encourage any student looking to study in Scotland, or even the United Kingdom in general, to consider the University of Dundee. Also, Brookdale was so helpful during the entire application and pre-departure process and I am very thankful for that."

Rosie H

"Studying abroad at Dundee was a great experience. It really is like what people say about it. You get to meet new people learn new things about different cultures. I really do recommend studying abroad. And when you do study abroad it is fun to hang out with other study abroad students, but don't just limit yourself to that. Join a club and become friends with people you meet in that club. I joined the women's rugby team while I was studying abroad at Dundee and I was able to travel more because they would take me to out of the city to games and events. The team went as fans to several international rugby games and I was able to go. If I hadn't met them then I never would have known that those games were going on nearby. It was a great experience and I still keep in touch with a few of my friends on the team."