Study abroad in Barcelona, Spain and select from a wide range of subject matters with classes taught in both Spanish and English available. Live in student apartments, a Spanish home-stay, or for a small fee, a student residence may be selected. Choose from either academic year, fall or spring semester programs at the Universitat de Vic- Central University of Catalonia, or choose from a wider range of academic year, fall, spring, summer, and January programs at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona or Universidad Pompeu Fabra. Cultural and social activities and travel opportunities are included with all programs. Depending on the academic term, travel excursions and day trips may include visits to Montserrat and Sitges, the Pyrenees, Gerona and Besalú, and Figueras and the Salvador Dalí Museum. Additional travel options may include visits to London, England; Tangier and Tetouan, Morocco; Interlaken, Switzerland; and Seville & Granada, Andalucia. Please visit the AIFS website for term-specific details.
Spectacular mountain ranges surround Stellenbosch, the university town in the winelands of the Western Cape, South Africa. The elegant Cape Dutch, Georgian and Victorian houses that grace the oak tree-lined streets reflect the history of one of South Africa’s oldest towns. Take a stroll and you’ll find interesting museums, open-air coffee shops, bistros and a thriving art scene; go further afield and you can hike through vineyards, orchards and mountain ranges. Study here and become part of a vibrant academic community with a tranquil and laid-back atmosphere. AIFS in Stellenbosch offers a traditional academic program as well as a Learning for Sustainable Community Engagement Program (LSCE). Students can choose courses from Stellenbosch University’s full course catalog which covers a broad range of subjects. LSCE students take specific courses in Sustainable Community Engagement, plus one or two electives, in addition to volunteer work in the community. AIFS also offers students with an interest in art, photography, ceramics or marketing the opportunity to intern at the Ardmore Ceramic Studio in Kwazulu Natal.
Please refer to our website for term-specific details. The AIFS program in Stellenbosch, South Africa is available for winter (January), summer, semester and academic year terms.
The University of Limerick is one of Ireland’s (and Europe’s) most prestigious universities with 13,000 students. Its park-like campus is three miles from the city on the banks of the River Shannon. The location along with the magnificent facilities such as the Sports Arena, University Concert Hall and Irish World Academy of Music and Dance make this the ideal campus for learning and recreation. The University is home to the longest pedestrian bridge in Europe which joins the North and South campuses.