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  • Locations: Belfast, United Kingdom
  • Program Terms:  
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  • Restrictions: SPU applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
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Program Sponsor: Partner Program Tier Level (SPU Partner Programs): 7 - $6,000 Fee
Areas of Study: Art, Christian Thought & Practice, Communications, Irish Studies, Literature Program Type: Study Abroad
Number of Credits: 24 Service Learning: Yes
Program Description:

Best Semester Northern Ireland

Overview 

The first thing you notice as a student in Northern Ireland is the beautiful verdant landscape, but there's more to this country than rocky green cliffs and sparkling blue waters. From your home base at Lakeside Manor, a charming 19th-century mansion in Belfast, you'll travel all over the Irish isle visiting important cultural and historical landmarks like SAUL, the site of St. Patrick's first church in Ireland, the Northern Ireland Parliament, and Dublin Castle.

In addition, you will experience the deep impact of the religious and political conflict that has been an important part of Northern Ireland's history. Sit at a table with residents who lived through "The Troubles" as you hear first-hand accounts of the hunger strikes and political clashes that beset Belfast in recent decades. Pray in ancient cathedrals that predate the birth of your home country. Hike among green pastures and ancient forests. This opportunity for experiential learning in Northern Ireland will make your next semester unforgettable.

Note:  This program is offered only during Spring Semester
                                                        


 

SPU Partner Program: Tier 7

This is an SPU Partner Program. These programs are in partnership with affiliated organizations or host universities that have been vetted for their academic and student support, and have been in long standing partnerships with Seattle Pacific University. All Partner Programs are eligible for Federal, State, and Institutional financial aid. 
 
Cost: Tier 7

For SPU Partner Programs, you will be charged one quarter of SPU tuition for participation during fall quarter or winter/spring quarters combined. Depending on the cost of the program, a program fee may be charged in addition to SPU tuition. For additional program fee information, see Partner Program Cost

You may use all of your SPU grants and scholarships, federal, state, and local financial aid for SPU Partner Programs.
What's Included:
  • Tuition 
  • All necessary transportation, lodging, food and entrance fee expenses during required program-related travel
What's Not Included: 
  • Airfare
  • Housing
  • Meals
  • Confirmation Deposit: A $300 fee will be due as part of your SPU application and considered your commitment to the program. As SPU has a capacity of 50 students every year for Partner Programs, this fee would be refunded if your application was submitted after we reached capacity.
Additional Costs to Consider:
  • Passport
  • Visa or residency permit (when applicable)
  • Domestic travel to apply for visa (when applicable)
  • Travel insurance (optional)
  • Generally, students spend more money while they are abroad than during a typical quarter at SPU. These costs vary per student, and are usually associated with extra in-country and personal travel, eating out, entertainment, and purchasing gifts and souvenirs. If you would like more information about general costs of the items mentioned above and/or general affordability of study abroad, please contact us at studyabroad@spu.edu.

For more information, contact SPU Study Abroad



This program is currently not accepting applications.