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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

Program Overview

Program Description:
The ideal way to boost your academic studies a full semester ahead in 9 weeks packed with culture, language, and history! Travel in Europe and live in four beautiful countries this summer, while we do all the travel planning. Travel in Europe and spend 10 weeks studying and traveling in England, Ireland, Scotland and Spain! European Experience: England, Ireland, Scotland and Spain is the ideal way to not only boost your academic studies a full semester ahead, but also see 4 beautiful, historic European countries. You’ll fall in love with them! European Experience: England, Ireland, Scotland and Spain will satisfy culture, history, architecture, and language buffs as much as the first-time traveler. You will study at a London university, explore Ireland and Scotland, and immerse yourself in Spanish language all in one summer. It’s the best of study abroad combined into one program! You can look forward to: Travel throughout Ireland and Scotland - for the first 2 weeks of your program, you will get to start your summer experience traveling through the Emerald Isle, seeing the Aran Islands, the Ring of Kerry, Dublin, and more. Swing through Scotland for castles and landscapes - Scotland, England's neighbor to the north, is known for its beautiful lochs, exquisite landscapes, rugged highlands, unique culture, and impressive castles. Explore all the amazing sites in London - From Big Ben to the London Eye, you will find hundreds of things to do in the vibrant capital of England as you study at Roehampton University for 4 weeks. You'll get to really experience this diverse city with your professor and classmates! Learn Spanish this summer (and maybe a bit of Catalan, too!) - During the last 4 weeks of this program, Spanish classes in Barcelona let you really advance your language skills. ¡Que guay! English-language courses available in Barcelona – Take one class in Spanish and one in English or 2 in English. Business, history, art, sports, culture . . . There are tons of options in either language.

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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