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IFSA-Butler Summer Programs: Europe
London College of Fashion, University of the Arts
Take six courses for a total of 12 U.S. semester credit hours. Courses are designed around studio based/practical workshops and lectures/seminars. Program includes a five-day trip to Paris, which includes visits to museums, galleries, churches, food markets, flea markets, designer boutiques, department stores, typical shopping districts and the major sights.
London School of Economics and Political Science
Students may attend the first three-week session or attend both three-week sessions. Students take one course per session, each worth 3 U.S. semester credit hours. Choose from courses in accounting and finance; economics; international relations, government and society; law; and management.
Pembroke and King's Colleges, University of Cambridge
Choose three courses for a total of 12 U.S. semester credit hours. Courses are broken into two four-week modules, with some eight-week courses that run through both modules. Courses include humanities and social sciences.
St. Peter's College, University of Oxford
Choose one of three program options: English Literature; Environmental Studies; and Medieval Studies. Courses are taught through a program of tutorials, seminars and lectures. English Literature and Medieval Studies students earn 6 U.S. semester credit hours for program; Environmental Studies students and those who opt for the four-day field excursion earn 8 credits.
University of Sussex - Brighton
Summer study is organized into two four-week sessions. You may choose to attend for the first session or attend both sessions. Students take one course per session, each worth 4 U.S. semester credit hours.
University of Westminster - London
Three summer schools available: Liberal Arts; Media, Arts and Design; and International Business. You may take one course per session, each worth 4 U.S. semester credit hours.
National University of Ireland Galway
Students take two courses worth 3 U.S. semester credit hours each. Courses are based in the humanities with an emphasis on Irish studies.
Queen's University - Belfast
This program includes a terrific series of lectures and presentations related to Irish Studies and field trips to historical and cultural landmarks.
University College Cork
The program revolves around a theme related to Irish history and literature. The 2011 theme is "Island of Saints and Scholars." Students take two courses worth 3 U.S. semester credit hours each. The program consists of morning lectures, afternoon seminars and a series of field trips.
University College Dublin
This is an eight week program in which students combine an internship with a 3-credit course in Irish History or International Business. Students earn 6 U.S. semester credit hours for the summer.
University of Limerick
Students enroll in one of five course options for 3 U.S. semester credit hours. Course options include: Irish Life & Literature; Visual Culture in Ireland: 1400-1950; Sociological Perspectives on Irish Society; Screening Ireland: Ireland in Film and Television; Law in Ireland; and Creative Writing.
U.C. San Diego in Edinburgh: City of Law, Religion and Revolution
The curriculum includes two courses: Scotland and the English Civil War, 1601-1660; and The Origins of Religious Freedom in England and America, 1530-1791. Students earn a total of 6 U.S. semester credit hours.
University of Edinburgh Parliamentary Internship
The summer curriculum includes two courses, Scottish Politics and Scottish Society and Culture. Students are paired with a Member of Scottish Parliament (MSP) throughout the internship. The program begins with three weeks of intensive instruction in Scottish politics and culture. A research project is also part of the curriculum. Students earn a total of 12.5 U.S. semester credit hours.
University of Stirling
Two four-week sessions available. Students may attend the first session or both sessions. Students take 1 to 2 courses per session, and each course is worth 3 U.S. semester credit hours. Internships are also available in the areas of sports, environment, politics, marketing and charity/not for profit organizations. The internship replaces one course within the University of Stirling International Summer School.