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Liberal Arts Partnerships

Over recent years, there has been a wave of new liberal education programmes appearing across Europe. At Warwick, we are at the forefront of developing this new European sense of liberal education. This approach is typified by critical approaches to skills development, and often features a more structured programme than those found in the US. While students are usually able to focus on themes or subjects of interest to them (like the ‘pathways’ you’ll take here), there tends to be more focus on the conscious cultivation of critical thinking and leadership skills.

With this in mind, we have formed a number of partnerships with Liberal Arts institutions, chosen because of their expertise and excellent reputation for Liberal Arts education in a specifically European context; all use sympathetic (but not identitcal) approaches to ours. The particular approach and ethos of the teaching and learning environments at these partnerships will allow you to build on the toolkit which you will have started putting together during your first and second years at Warwick.

Set in a beautiful medieval town in northern Germany, Leuphana University provides some of Europe's best interdisciplinary teaching and learning.

Find out more about Leuphana University by visiting their website.

UCF is based in the medieval heart of the University of Freiburg, right at the edge of the Black Forest. Its highly selective liberal education programmes on governance, sustainability, and culture produce some of Germany's top graduates.

Discover more about University College Freiburg here

Jacobs is an American-style residential university formed as a collaboration between the University of Bremen, Rice University, and the city of Bremen. Students from over a hundred countries study and live together, forming life-long communities of interdisciplinary learners.

Visit their website, or look through their study abroad leaflet.

The Honours College of the University of Leiden, UCL: The Hague is a centre of global interdisciplinary excellence, especially in politics, governance, and social justice.

Find out more here.

Located in the bilingual city of Montreal, Concordia spcecialises in engaging with the Big Questions facing the world, searching for solutions to those challenges and making positive contributions to society.

Visit their website for more details.

Leuphana University


Jacobs University
University College Leiden


Concordia University