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.
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 26,000 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. Please refer to our website for term-specific details.
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. AIFS offers two different programs in Prague: the Central and Eastern European Studies Program (CESP) at the University of Economics, as well as the Traditional Academic Program at Charles University.In both locations, there are an Internship Programs available to academic year and semester students, which can be found in various fields of interest such as advertising and PR, sales and social institutions. Volunteer opportunities such as working with Czech NGOs or teaching English are also available at both locations. Please refer to our website for term- and program-specific details.