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  • Locations: Sheffield, England
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall-Winter, Winter-Spring
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Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Winter-Spring 2022 10/15/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Application materials may be reviewed prior to the program's application deadline. (Please note: if all of your boxes are checked-off, your application is complete.) In most cases, for applicants applying to programs led by PSU faculty, interviews and final selection will take place after the program deadline.
Program Description:

Program OverviewIE3_Sheffield

Located in north-central England, Sheffield is England’s fourth-largest city with a population of about 551,000. Sheffield is a city with character, blending elegant Victorian architecture with modern activities. The area is bursting with venues for experiencing culture and entertainment, including theatres, museums, galleries, pubs & clubs, music, and world-class sports facilities. Most attractions are within walking distance of each other, making it a great destination for visiting students.

Sheffield is home to more than 250 parks, woodlands, and gardens for visitors to enjoy. One of the most spectacular areas of natural beauty in the UK is just minutes away by bus or train; The Peak District National Park covers 555 square miles of unspoiled countryside. It is a great place to hike, rock climb, or just enjoy the scenery. 

The city has a tradition of producing great music and it is alive with sounds of already popular musical groups and up and coming new bands. The Showroom is the second-largest independent cinema in the UK and is a center for Sheffield’s serious film fans. Major film festivals are held there every year. 

Host University

The University of Sheffield was founded in 1905 and is considered one of the best universities in the UK. Sheffield is located in northern England, in South Yorkshire, and is close to Manchester, Leeds, Nottingham, and the Peak District.

  • Founded in 1905, the University of Sheffield is one of the UK’s best universities with a global reputation as an international leader in teaching and research.
  • In 2014-2015 Sheffield was voted #1 for student experience in the UK by the Times Higher Student Experience Survey.
  • Distinguished staff and alumni include five Nobel prizewinners.
  • Sheffield was named England’s first “National City of Sport” and has Europe’s largest artificial ski-slope resort.
  • Sheffield has the lowest cost of living for students in the UK, of 26 university towns and cities surveyed by the Royal Bank of Scotland.
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Program Provider IE3 Global
Program Dates Current IE3 Global Calendar

Fall Semester with IE3 Global = Fall Quarter at PSU
Spring Semester with IE3 Global = Winter & Spring Quarters at PSU
Areas of Study Explore the courses offered on this program

This program is a good fit for the following majors:
  • Art
  • Biology
  • Business
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • English
  • Languages
  • Liberal Studies
  • Medicine
  • Theater
  • Most Majors
Credits Students enroll in 24 quarter credits per semester
Capstone Option Reporting Live Capstone available during fall and spring terms
Language of Instruction  English
Host Country Language  English
Housing Students have an extensive choice of university-owned and selected accommodation, ranging from converted Victorian manor houses to modern student flats and residence halls. 
Class Standing Eligibility
  • Sophomore
  • Junior
  • Senior
  • Post-Baccalaureate
Minimum GPA Requirements Undergraduate: 3.00

Must be in Satisfactory Academic Standing.
Language Requirement No previous language study required
Program Fee Click here to view the IE3 Global Program Fee
PSU Fees Click here to view PSU Fees

Application Fee:
All applications include a $50 non-refundable fee due on the application deadline. Students who do not intend to complete a program application are required to withdraw before the deadline, otherwise, the $50 application fee will
be assessed to the students' account.