AIFS Study Abroad in Barcelona, Spain: Soccer and Sports Science Program
This innovative program combines a 3-credit course in Sport in Economy and Society with the option of taking 6 soccer training sessions led by professional coaches and 3 theory sessions which may include topics such as sports psychology, hygiene and nutrition and injury prevention. The 45-hour course is taught by faculty at the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona (UAB). Throughout the 3-week program, students can live in a homestay (breakfast and dinner provided daily), in an apartment or student residence with a meal allowance, or in a student residence with a meal allowance. Different cultural and social activities are offered throughout the program, such as a welcome tapas dinner, city walking tours, and tours of museums and monuments. Additionally, several day trips are offered and there is an optional 3-day excursion to Madrid if students are interested!
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.
AIFS in London offers several study abroad options options including dynamic internship opportunities. Students can choose from myriad courses in business, finance, economics, public relations, psychology, sociology, journalism, communications, art, history and more. Volunteer opportunities and an International Internship Program are also available. London is diverse, modern and thriving city, and with AIFS, central London is just outside your door. Situated in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, the Royal Albert Hall and Kensington Palace count among the notable neighbors. A major political, financial and cultural center, London is one of the world’s most cosmopolitan cities. Home to a multitude of museums and galleries, concert halls, theaters, historic buildings and a host of beautiful urban parks, London has something for everyone. Please visit the AIFS website for term- and program-specific details.