Summer Study Abroad in Northern Ireland
Why Northern Ireland?
The World Endeavors Summer Study in Northern Ireland – Queen’s University Belfast offers students the chance to take an intensive course in Irish studies at the prestigious and historic Queen’s University Belfast. Students gain a richer, deeper understanding of Irish culture, particularly the unique atmosphere of Northern Ireland, while experiencing life in the fascinating city of Belfast. Outside the classroom, students have the opportunity to meet with representatives of Northern Ireland’s political parties, who help students learn more about the tumultuous history and current political issues of Northern Ireland. The program includes travel opportunities to sites such as the Stormont Parliament Buildings, Clifton Street Cemetery, Belfast’s Titanic Quarter, and the historic city of Londonderry, where students visit the Tower Museum and the Museum of Free Derry and take a tour of the murals and city walls. For students who wish to travel independently, Belfast is conveniently located for day and weekend trips.
Live in Belfast, Northern Ireland
Belfast has reinvented itself in recent years to become one of the most up-and-coming cities of the United Kingdom. The city center has seen massive redevelopment, and locals and tourists alike now flock to the city’s museums, concert halls, and art galleries. Known as a center of higher education, Belfast caters to students from all over the world, and the lively, diverse student presence helps to define the creative and friendly local culture. There’s history to see here, too, as Belfast has long been an industrial and economic center of the United Kingdom. An abundance of charming local restaurants, cafes, and pubs keep the social life of Belfast interesting, while just outside the city are the beautiful hills, valleys, and coastline of Ireland.
Academics : Students in the summer program at Queen’s University Belfast focus on aspects of Irish culture. Courses include Irish history, culture, literature, and politics.
Housing and Participant Life : Single, furnished, self-catered student accommodations are provided. Students applying on time are likely to be accommodated in a university residence hall as preference is given to international students in the allocation of University accommodation. All university housing is within walking distance of the main campus. Students have access to kitchen facilities to prepare meals, and there are also many restaurants and cafés nearby. Reasonably priced meals are available at the university’s Student Union.
Cost: See our website for program fee information
How to Apply: Applying online is easy and fast! Visit our website at http://worldendeavors.com/apply
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