Earn 3 credits exploring Ireland's Island Heritage with AIFS on this interdisciplinary field-based program. Live on campus in self-catering accommodations at National University of Ireland (NUI), Maynooth as well as bed and breakfast accommodations while traveling. In addition to a group farewell meal, breakfast is included throughout. Students spend the first week on the picturesque NUI campus with field trips to nearby Dublin. Over the next two weeks, students travel to World Heritage sites such as Bru na Boinne and enjoy trips to the famed Aran Islands, Cliffs of Moher, Holy Island and many lesser known sites to learn about the social, cultural and folkloric history of Ireland.
Prague is a picturesque yet modern city. Its collection of Gothic, Baroque and Renaissance architecture makes it one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. Explore the castles and cathedrals, discover landmarks of music and literature, and learn about the fascinating history of Prague and central Europe.
The St. Petersburg Polytechnic Institute was founded in 1899 and became one of the major universities of Russia and the former Soviet Union. It was raised to the status of state technical university in 1990 in recognition of its importance. The University is home to more than 20,000 students and 2,000 professors, lecturers and instructors. The academic program is organized by the Russian Language Center at the Preparatory Department for Foreign Students, one mile from the main campus. This department trains students from all over the world who wish to enter higher education at Russian universities and is highly regarded for excellent teaching of Russian as a foreign language.