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UF in Northern Ireland - Arts and Health
Belfast, United Kingdom (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer A
This program is currently not accepting applications.
Budget Sheets Summer A
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer A 2018 02/23/2018
02/23/2018 05/14/2018 06/08/2018

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Fact Sheet:
Program Advisor: Jill Ranaivoson
Type of Credit:
Program Type: UF Sponsored
Fine Arts
Field of Study: Art, Health Studies
Program Description:

UF in Northern Ireland

Arts for Health, Peace, & Community Engagement
Summer  A: May 14 - June 8, 2018

Explore In-Depth the Integration of the Arts for Health, Peace, and Community Engagement.

Experience the Arts in Clinical Settings First-hand.

Network with Professionals in the Field of the Arts in Healthcare.

About the Program

This program will explore in-depth the integration of the arts for health, peace and community engagement in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. It is a highly reflective course requiring active participation for optimal learning. Each day will offer new experiences that will engage and challenge cultural perspectives. Commitment and flexibility will be key to completing course objectives. Program features include participatory arts workshops, service learning, and immersion in the local culture. including healthcare and community settings.

About the Location

Belfast is a dynamic cultural destination with offerings in the arts, higher education and business and is "the economic engine of Northern Ireland." The city suffered greatly during the period of conflict called the Troubles, but has undergone a sustained period of calm, free from the intense political violence of former years, and substantial economic and commercial growth. Belfast city centre has undergone considerable expansion and regeneration in recent years, notably around Victoria Square.


Excursions include Londonderry and the North Antrim Coast.


You will stay in self-catering apartments within 2 miles of Belfast City Centre. During excursions, you will also reside in self-catering accommodations.

Course Information

College of the Arts
Course is taught by UF Faculty.

HUM4956 / HUM6930: Arts for Health, Peace, & Community Engagement in Northern Ireland
(6 UF GPA Credits)

Total Number of Credits Offered: 6

  • interview with faculty
  • 2.5 GPA or higher
  • students in good standing
Financial Aid

Most financial aid that you would receive on campus during the summer can be applied toward the cost of this study abroad program; however, all financial aid eligibility is determined by Student Financial Affairs. You must speak with your financial aid advisor to determine what aid can be applied to the cost of this study abroad program, including scholarships.

2018 Pricing

Undergraduate Program Fee: $3,888
Graduate Program Fee: $4,384

A $350 nonrefundable deposit toward the total cost of the program is due at the time of application. The remaining fees are due no later than 45 days prior to departure. If you receive financial aid, you can defer payment until it disburses.

What's Included:

Tuition for 6 credits, accomodations, excursions, international health insurance and emergency medical assistance.

What's Not Included:

Round-trip airfare, food, ground transportation (buses/taxis), additional personal travel, and personal expenses.

UFIC Study Abroad Advisor
Jill Ranaivoson

Faculty Program Director
Jenny Lee


This program is currently not accepting applications.