AIFS Study Abroad: The Vikings (Summer Traveling Program)
Travel in Denmark, Sweden and Norway earning 3 credits with AIFS. The Vikings program brings a mix of wild, untamed landscapes, unparalleled natural beauty and attractive modern cities as you explore the Viking Age within the broader context of European and Scandinavian history.
Spend 9 nights in Copenhagen, 3 nights in Malmö, 5 nights in Stockholm and 3 nights in Oslo. The program includes day trips to locations such as open-air museums, Viking cities, royal burial mounds, a Viking ship museum and more.
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You'll stay in hostels and hotels with breakfast included. Cultural and social activities include walking tours, guest lectures and visits to monuments and places of significance in the history and culture of Scandinavia and the Viking Age. Ample free time for exploring on your own is also included in the itinerary.
Explore Scandinavia and the Viking Age this summer with AIFS!
Spectacular mountain ranges surround Stellenbosch, the university town in the winelands of the Western Cape. 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.
Earn up to 16 credits studying at The University of Hyderabad, one of India’s premier institutions of post graduate teaching and research, was established by an act of parliament in 1974 as a Central University, wholly financed by the University Grants Commission. The University’s scenic and serene campus spreads over 2,300 acres, 12 miles from the city of Hyderabad. Amid the scenic environment of the campus, several buildings catering to the academic needs, support facilities and residential requirements of the campus community have been constructed over the years. Since 1998, the University has offered foreign students a special program – the Study in India Program (SIP). This is an interdisciplinary program emphasizing heritage, continuity and change in India. A Community Engagement Program (CEP) is offered, in which students will be placed in a non-Governmental Organization (NGO) and will experience first-hand the role of NGOs in various development initiatives in the local community while also earning college credits!