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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Recommended Majors: Education, International Studies, Political Science, Religion/Theology, Sociology Minimum GPA: 3.0
Language of Instruction: English Housing Options: Student Apartment
Program Description:

Belfast, Northern Ireland
Spend your summer abroad in Belfast, Northern Ireland with AIFS! You'll earn 5 credits while studying at Queen’s University. Courses are taught in English.

Study Conflict Transformation and Social Justice to learn about Northern Ireland’s history of conflict and their path to peace. The Irish Studies program offers students the choice to specialize in either Literature and Culture or History and Heritage. The new Story Program allows students to explore the universal theme of storytelling.

Live in shared apartments in a student residence in the city center.

Enjoy excursions and social activities such as:
  • Walking tours of Belfast
  • Ceilidh (Irish dancing)
  • Visits to the Botanic Gardens
  • 3-night Dublin orientation
  • Day trip to Causeway Coast and the Antrim Glens
  • Half-day trip to Stormont
  • Day trip to Derry/Londonderry

A 2-night tour of London is included for students on the optional AIFS Flight Package.
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Offering more than $800,000 in scholarships, grants & financial support each year!  
AIFS is recognized as a premier provider of study abroad programs. All-inclusive program fees cover tuition, housing, a meal plan, tours and excursions, insurance and 24-hour emergency service. Since 1964, more than 1.5 million students have traveled abroad with AIFS.


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2025 02/27/2025 02/27/2025 TBA TBA