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), or in an apartment or 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!
Study in the lively capital of Costa Rica at Veritas University where you will enjoy all the attractions and amenities of a big city while being within reach of two coasts, volcanoes and national parks of the central highlands. Experience “Tico” culture first hand and practice your language skills by living in a local homestay and sharing meals with your host family. Get to know more of Costa Rica with cultural activities including tours and museum visits. Explore vibrant markets, buzzing nightlife, street art and charming neighborhoods as you immerse yourself in beautiful San José. Various cultural and social activities are included, such as walking tours, on-campus clubs, cooking classes, and visits to local museums and markets. Excursions and day trips are also included, and additional excursions may be optional. Please visit the AIFS Study Abroad website for term-specific details!
Earn up to 15 credits through a wide variety of courses studying at the Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez in Viña del Mar. Live in a shared student apartment or as a member of a Chilean homestay, a great way to immerse yourself in the language. 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 the town of Pucon, which overlooks the Villarica Volcano. Community volunteer opportunities are also available.