Earn up to 23 credits through an internship placement and a variety of courses studying at Veritas University. Courses are taught in English and Spanish. Students must have at least two years of college level Spanish. Live in a Costa Rican homestay within walking distance of the university and immerse yourself in "Tica" culture and Spanish language. Breakfast, dinner, laundry service and Internet are included. Cultural and social activities including excursions and day trips are also included in the program fee. The Internship Program allows students to gain valuable work experience and professional skills incorporated with their academic study. Students are placed in positions related to their major or interest and are assessed by meetings, as well as a final project and presentation. Placements are available in: business, education, hospitality, social sciences, international relations, local NGOs and more.
Viña del Mar
Earn up to 15 credits through a wide variety of courses studying at the Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez in Viña del Mar. Live as a member of a Chilean homestay, a great way to immerse yourself in the language, get involved in the culture and integrate into the community. Truly take in the culture of Chile with included social and cultural activities such as a day trips to Santiago Valparaiso, and Isla Negra. Options include a 4-day excursion to nearby Buenos Aires, Argentina. Community volunteer opportunities are also available.
Earn credits through a wide variety of courses when you study in beautiful, historic Florence. You’ll have the option to live in a homestay or in a student apartment as you experience many social and cultural activities, such as trips to local art galleries, an Italian cooking class, and visits to the local museums. Enjoy trips to Rome, Siena and Venice, immersing yourself in the Italian culture. Volunteer and internship opportunities are also available. AIFS in Florence includes a one-week orientation before the semester begins so students can acclimate themselves to Italian language and culture. Fall semester students attend orientation in the beach-side town of Pietrasanta, while spring semester students attend orientation in Rome. A for-credit International Internship Program (IIP) is also available, as well as a Fashion Management and Marketing Program (spring only). Volunteer opportunities are available and interested students can enhance their volunteer work with a for-credit Service Learning and Active Citizenship course.