If you want to experience Spain and its multi-faceted culture, while improving your Spanish language both inside and outside the classroom, this program is for you. The Arcadia Granada Center offers this innovative study abroad program in cooperation with the Universidad de Granada and its world-renowned Centro de Lenguas Modernas (CLM).
Cornerstone Course: To anchor your experience in Granada, you will take a course on Spain's diverse socioeconomic cultural landscape, focusing on its recent transformations linked to international migration. In addition, you'll take four courses at the CLM.
Immerse yourself in Spanish language and culture: The CLM is one of the best university institutes in the world for students seeking to learn or improve their Spanish and learn about Spain. Its setting in Granada is perfect – an historic small, friendly city filled with Spanish and international students. You will take a Spanish language course the level of which is determined by a language test during orientation at the CLM. In addition, you can choose from a wide variety of courses, some taught in English, others in Spanish such as Spanish culture, art, history, politics, economics, business, music, geography and more.
Optional pre-session Spanish: Intensive course available before the program start date for an additional fee.
Internship opportunity: Depending on your level of Spanish, you can take an internship option at the CLM, with placements in education, business and health centers. A 15-hour academic seminar is included to reflect on the experience with your instructor.
Excursions: Activities, events and site visits organized by local staff help you to learn outside the classroom and truly make the most of your experience. Granada's signature excursion, embedded in the cornerstone course, takes students to Morocco for an experience through an academic lens.
This innovative research program brings you to Dublin, Ireland, to one of Europe’s leading research-intensive institutions, University College Dublin (UCD). Ranked within the top 1% of institutions worldwide by the Times Higher Education rankings, UCD has the facilities and faculty to support your research program in the UCD O’Brien Center for Science.
A variety of innovative research projects are offered in key areas of study: biology, chemistry, computer science, geological sciences, and ecology. You will conduct your independent research alongside academics and Ph.D students with expertise in areas such as molecular biology, particle physics, synthetic chemistry and data analytics.
Spending your summer conducting independent research in your STEM field of choice with leading experts in Ireland will add a fascinating dimension to your resume when applying for graduate school or a career in the field. The young and lively city of Dublin is thriving in summer with many exciting cultural opportunities.
This is a highly competitive program with limited places so please apply early to increase your chances of acceptance onto the program.
You will engage in faculty supervised, hands-on research projects with results that will culminate in the preparation of a research paper.
Faculty mentors will work closely with you to direct your continued growth and knowledge development in the chosen research topic discipline.
The Arcadia Dublin Center staff will be on-hand to support you and ensure that you also find time to meet Irish people and enjoy their rich culture, strengthening your understanding of this fascinating country.
The full range of facilities at UCD’s leafy Dublin campus will be at your disposal: clubs and societies of all kinds and a prime location to help you explore everything Dublin and Ireland has to offer.
Prior project examples include: Genetic and pharmacological determinants of vision (using zebrafish to early onset model blindness); The effects of trauma-induced neuroinflammation on Alzheimer's disease-related pathology; Automating digital forensic evidence analysis through deep learning
The University of Sydney, Australia’s oldest university, is a large comprehensive university with famous colonial era buildings and an urban campus located in downtown Sydney.
In addition to being recognized as a world class research institution, the University of Sydney offers a full range of courses that include arts and social sciences, architecture, business, engineering, health sciences, music, science and visual arts.