Program Fee Includes:
-Tuition for 12-15 credits
-Internship up to 20 hours per week
-Housing in shared apartment on the Griffith College campus (no more than 5 minute walk to furthest classroom): two students to a bedroom with own bed, desk and storage; apartment appliances include electric stove, microwave, kettle, refrigerator, toaster, iron, vacuum, television, kitchen tables and sofas; hard-wired internet, laundrey facilities in basement at approx 3 Euro for washing and 2 Euro for drying.
-Airport pickup by Griffith College
-CAPA Orientation and walking tour of local neighborhood
-Griffith College orientation
-Full day excursion to Belfast including transportation, tour escort and entrances to the Titanic exhibition
-Medical, travel and accident insurance*
-My Education cultural programs
-CAPA services and support in the U.S. and abroad including 24 hour emergency on-call support
The non-billable items above are used to help plan and prepare for the program, as well as calculate eligibility for financial aid. Not all students will incur all the expenses listed. All amounts listed are estimates and subject to change depending upon currency fluctuation, reports from past participants and feedback from CAPA’s on-site staff.
Health Insurance: Students receive a certain amount of accidental medical, emergency medical transportation, repatriation of remains, etc. for the duration of the study abroad program through both CAPA and the UMass Travel Insurance Policy. Students arriving earlier or staying later than the program dates, should consider purchasing an International Student Identity Card (ISIC) at www.myisic.com Students are strongly advised to maintain US coverage (usually through a parent policy) and should know procedures to report health care costs to the insurance provider. Students not covered by parent policy should obtain coverage as suggested in the "Guidelines for Education Abroad."