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 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.
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!