Spend a winter, summer, or semester term at Maynooth University located in the beautiful, historic college town of Maynooth, just 15 miles west of Dublin's city center. Maynooth University is recognized as one of the leading new universities in the world. Earn either 3, 6 or up to 18 credits (varies by program term) and choose from a wide variety of courses as you live on campus in apartment-style housing. Depending on the term you select, enjoy day trips to the Cliffs of Moher, Belfast, and a traditional Irish farm – as well as numerous social and cultural activities such as a visit to the Leprechaun Museum, a trip to the Dublin Zoo, a tour of the Dublin Castle, and tickets to a Gaelic football game. Excursions include day trips or multi-day trips to Dublin, Glendalough, Kilkenny, Galway, and more! Spring semester students also have the opportunity to complete an academic internship. Please see our website for term-specific program details.
Earn college credit in South America's largest city, founded in 1554 by Jesuit priests. São Paulo has a unique ethnic diversity, not found anywhere else in the world. The multicultural metropolis is the economic and cultural heart of Brazil with the highest national consumer market and a vibrant fashion and music scene. Depending on the term, students can earn up to 9 or 18 semester credits while living in a homestay or student apartment/house. A meal allowance is provided. Cultural and social activities range from guided tours of the city center, to trips to art museums, and day trips to Juquehy Beach, Santos and Embu Das Artes. Check your desired term for specific program details, as summer programs differ slightly from year and semester programs. Volunteer and internship opportunities are available to academic year and semester students.
Earn credits through a wide variety of courses when you study in beautiful, historic Florence at Richmond University. 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, in which students take a 2-week Intensive Language Preparation course worth 2 credits. In the spring semester, a Fashion Management and Marketing Program is also offered. Volunteer opportunities are available and interested students can enhance their volunteer work with a for-credit Service Learning and Active Citizenship course. Please refer to our website for term-specific program details!