Time, Tides, and Measurement of the Cosmos

This Burch Field Research Seminar is a three-week, London-based program that focuses on Aristotle, Copernicus, Galileo and other scholars of time that contributed to the practical knowledge of astronomy. Explore the birthplace of modern mechanics, the recovered wreck of King Henry VIII’s ship, and the complicated devices found at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich.

Application Deadline

This program will not run in Summer 2022. Check back for updates on future terms!


All Burch Field Research Seminars are open to UNC undergraduates (second-year status or greater) who have a 3.0 GPA. No course pre-requisites.




Gina Difino
Director, Global Education and Fellowships

Schedule an appointment to discuss Honors Study Abroad programs here.