The Fulbright Aberystwyth Summer Institute takes place in Aberystwyth University’s Department of International Politics, the oldest such department in the world
Students will be able to:
* Discover the National Library of Wales, one of the UK’s five copyright libraries
* Learn a little of the Welsh language
* Explore the theme of the programme through participating in round table discussions with key figures in Welsh politics
* Explore the beautiful countryside of mid-Wales, including a UNESCO World Heritage site
Trips may include:
* Senedd in Cardiff, the National Assembly Building of Wales
* Owain Glyndwr Centre, Ancient Parliament House of Wales
* Centre for Alternative Technology, Machynlleth
* BEACON Biorefining Centre
* Dolphin spotting boat trip (weather dependent!)
There will be no cost to the students for any of the activities undertaken as part of the programme. Students will only need any money they would wish to spend on souvenirs.
30 June to 20 July 2018
Accommodation and meals
Summer Institute participants will be housed in single rooms in dedicated Fulbright houses in Pentre Jane Morgan, Aber’s “student village”. These houses have fully equipped kitchens where students will be able to prepare their own food and brown bag lunches (lots of day trips!). Students will also have access to all the cafes available on campus and free gym membership for the duration of their stay.
Academics and credits
The Aberystwyth Fulbright Summer Institute will be credit bearing. Students will receive credit to transfer to their home institution if they successfully complete the course. The academic component will entail the completion of a 10 UK credit module (3 US credits) including a journal, presentation, and a written assignment.
Please refer to the official Fulbright Commission webpages for application information: