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European Experience: England, Ireland, Scotland and Spain is a great way to earn a semester’s worth of credit in just 10 weeks! First, you will spend 2 weeks traveling throughout Ireland and will participate in the "Irish Culture and Identity" course, w
Location:
Barcelona, Spain; Dublin, Ireland; Manchester, United Kingdom; London, United Kingdom; Galway, Ireland
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Summer

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Program Description:
European Experience: England, Ireland, Scotland and Spain is a great way to earn a semester’s worth of credit in just 10 weeks! First, you will spend 2 weeks traveling throughout Ireland and will participate in the "Irish Culture and Identity" course, which integrates on-site learning with the curriculum. Next, after a brief trip through the heart of Scotland, you'll spend 4 weeks taking classes at Roehampton University on the southern edge of London. You’ll spend the last 4 weeks in Barcelona studying Spanish. Travel in Europe on our multi-country summer abroad experience! There are many reasons to study on our European Experience: England, Ireland, Scotland and Spain program, but here are a few of the key highlights that make this program unique. •Live on a beautiful campus just outside of the city center of London •Choose from such diverse course offerings as international studies, business, literature, history, culture, and cinema •Study in the heart of London and check out Big Ben, Parliament, Oxford Street, the London Eye, and more! •Travel throughout Ireland with fellow classmates and your professors •Try the local languages of Gaelic and Catalan to really fit in •Immerse yourself in Spanish in Barcelona •Fall in love with vibrant Barcelona, with its tapas, Ramblas pedestrian zone, and Catalan nationalism •Learn Spanish through an intensive language course available at any level •Take courses in English in history, art, culture, sports, and more in Barcelona •Earn 15 credits in 10 weeks while seeing the best of Europe • Airport pickup • On-site orientation • On-site support • All trip-related travel (except round-trip airfare from the US) • Jacksonville University official transcript • Carbon offset of travel
Setting Description:
European Experience: England, Ireland, Scotland and Spain is a true study-travel program! The first 2 weeks are spent traveling throughout Ireland from coast to coast. You will arrive on the west coast and tour the great cities of Limerick and Galway, then travel to the capital city of Dublin, and then up to the historical treasure of Belfast. Ireland is well-regarded for its residents’ hospitality, friendliness, and humor. Be sure to pick up some Gaelic, visit the Irish coastline, hear traditional fiddle music at a pub, and see small-town Irish life. Next, you’ll visit the heart of Scotland for a tour of the highlands and a visit to a few of its major cities. You’ll immediately notice the change in the accent of the local Scottish people, and the differences in culture between that and it’s close neighbor, Ireland. Enjoy the rolling landscapes and melodious bagpipes throughout your stay in Scotland. You will then spend the next 4 weeks studying at the University of Roehampton, on

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