Spend part of your summer in two of the most beautiful and safest cities in Europe and earn up to six credit hours in history (History 439/539, 498/698), philosophy (Philosophy 314, 417/517, 418/518), political science (Poli 400, 452, 480/580), or the humanities (Hum 200). Learn about Irish and Scottish culture, history, and politics from internationally renowned scholars and professors from the Triniity College, Dublin, and the University of Edinburgh, Strathclyde University, and the University of the Highlands and Islands. After morning lectures, afternoons will be spent exploring Dublin, Edinburgh, and surrounding areas of Ireland and Scotland (more on this below). Note: the video below does not include the Ireland portion of the trip. It will be updated after our trip to Irealand this next summer.
Edinburgh open top bus tour. Click here for more information.
Edinburgh Castle TourVisit the official Edinburgh Castle website.
Tour Stirling Castle and see the William Wallace monument (with an uncanny resemblance to Mel Gibson) as well as the Robert the Bruce monument. For more on the Castle, check out the Historic Scotland website.
Day trip to Inverness and tour of Culloden Battlefield.
Tour of Scottish Parliament
Ferry to and tour of Inchcolm Abbey