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Bridge Education Abroad Institute (BEAI), is offering various summer programs.  The institute plans short programs all across the world, to provide students with unique opportunities to experience different political cultures while strengthening their leadership and diplomacy skills. The programs draw a diverse group of students together from all over the world to discuss pressing global issues while exchange cultural values. In a rapidly globalizing world, these experiences are invaluable to the success of students in the global job market.

Ireland -  For the summer of 2015, we have one program scheduled in Dublin, Ireland during late July and August. This program will include lectures from experienced professors and guest speakers from all over the globe. A few of our professors include: 

Prof. Dr. Timoey Agarin – Prof. at the school of politics and international studies at Queens University Belfast.

  • Director of the Centre for the study of Ethnic Conflict
  • Co-founder of the collaborative research network “Romanis in Europe: probing the limits of integration”

Prof. Dr. Rory Costello –  Course Director for European Studies at the University of Limerick.

  • PhD from Trinity College Dublin
  • Previously worked at the University of Twente in the Netherlands and at the London School of Economics.

*All Ireland lectures will be held at Trinity College Dublin and University College Cork. 

The students will enrich their knowledge of Ireland’s history, international politics, and economics while also enjoying travel to famous and historic places. We also encourage students to get to know one another and share cultural values through planned social events.

Ireland

  • A tour of the Dáil (Irish Parliament)
  • Field trip to Blarney Castle
  • City of Lahinch
  • Cliffs of Moher (Ireland’s most popular attraction) and more

To find more information about our program, you may visit:  www.beainstitute.org/beai/ireland

South Africa - For the summer of 2015, programs are scheduled in Cape Town and Johannesburg for the months of June, July and August. This program will include lectures from experienced professors and guest speakers from all over the globe, including the United States of America. A few of the professors include

Professor Dr. Paul Joseph (Tufts University, USA)- Author and Previous Director of the Peace and Justice Studies Program

  • PHD from UC Berkeley
  • Previous president of the national Peace Studies Association
  • Former Distinguished Chair for the United States-India Education Foundation (Fulbright program)   

Professor Dr. Solava Ibrahim (University of Cambridge, UK) - Director of MA in Poverty and Development at the institute for development policy and management,  PHD and MPhil from Cambridge

Service Learning Day with Educo Africa (Local NGO) – Vision- Young people understanding their roles as powerful agents of change – actively, confidently and positively contributing towards a better global community. 

♦ Paired with 12 local South Africans for a meaningful day of service  

The students will enrich their knowledge of South Africa’s history, international politics, and economics while also enjoying travel to famous and historic places. Students are encouraged to get to know one another and share cultural values through planned social events.

  •   Nelson Mandela’s Jail Cell at Robben Island
  •   Big 5 African Safari
  •   Apartheid Museum
  •   Visit President Nelson Mandela’s home in the Soweto’s
  •   NGO Service Learning day with Local South African Leaders

Please Note: South Africa programs are limited to 12 students per program to enhance the students learning between professors and students.

To find more information about this program, you may visit http://www.beainstitute.org/beai/south-africa/ or contact info@beainstitute.org


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