Spend a winter (January term), summer, semester or academic year 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. 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.
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.
Select from a wide range of courses from business to economics and political science to sociology, studying at DEREE - The American College of Greece in Athens. Your student apartment, built to house the 2004 U.S. Olympic Team, is located a short walk from campus. Depending on the academic term you select, numerous social and cultural activities may include day trips to Delphi and the Sanctuary of Apollo; the Island of Hydra; or Nafplio and Palamidi Castle. Optional excursions may include a tour of London England; and a visit to Cape Sounion and the Temple of Poseidon. Please visit AIFS website for term-specific details.