Study abroad at University of Glasgow offers you a green campus setting in the up-scale West End of Glasgow in an institution that is consistently ranked among the UK's top universities. You will experience a world-class academic program in a city that is trendy, vibrant and energetic.
The second oldest university in Scotland, with close to 17,000 students, Glasgow boasts one of the largest biology departments in the UK, has a large English department with superb offerings in Scottish literature and Scottish studies and excels in medieval history. Courses in theater, film and television, theology, physics and engineering are very popular with students as well as the diverse offerings in law - several law courses are designed specifically for North American students who would like a pre-law concentration.
Glasgow offers a very popular class, "Exploring Scottish Culture," aimed largely at visiting students to give them an academic appreciation of their study abroad experience in the culture.
Special Opportunities for Pre-Med Majors: American undergraduates intending to apply to medical school will find an array of subjects at University of Glasgow designed for pre-med majors, including organic and inorganic chemistry, neuroscience, physiology, immunology and microbiology and Functional Anatomy.
Students have an exclusive opportunity to combine studies at University of Glasgow with introductory art courses at the renowned Glasgow School of Art.
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.
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