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IFSA-Butler/ University of Edinburgh Parliamentary Internship
Edinburgh, United Kingdom (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Fall,
This program is currently not accepting applications.
Homepage: Click to visit
Program Sponsor: IFSA-Butler 
Restrictions: Brandeis applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2015 02/24/2015
Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2016 02/24/2015
Rolling Admission 01/05/2016 04/25/2016

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.

Indicates that deadline has passed
Fact Sheet:
Program Type:
Internship Program
Program Language(s):
Area of Study(s):
History, Politics
Minimum Semesters of Previous Language Study Required:
Housing Options:
Apartment (shared)
Minimum GPA:
Experiential Learning Opportunities:
Program Description:
Edinburgh, Scotland
Fall, Spring

Hallo agus fàilte! We're so excited that you're preparing to study abroad on an IFSA-Butler program and have chosen the University of Edinburgh as your destination. The Parliamentary Internship program offers students the rare opportunity to gain firsthand insights into the political system of a foreign nation.
Host University
University of Edinburgh
IFSA-Butler Services
  • Tuition
  • Full academic advising and course selection/approval assistance
  • Butler University transcript for easy credit transfer
  • Academic records maintenance
  • Grade and credit query assistance
  • Housing is in university accommodation near the academic buildings or throughout the city but close to the central university area
  • Housing may consist of a traditional residence hall complex with a mandatory meal plan or a flat with four or five students
  • Students in flats purchase or prepare their own meals
Predeparture support services
  • Personalized advising with your IFSA-Butler program advisor
  • Welcome packet, Preparing to Study Abroad guide, Financing Study Abroad guide, and newsletter updates
  • Parental support including Preparing to Study Abroad guide and Financing Study Abroad guide
  • Assistance in accommodating students with disabilities
  • Financial aid assistance and transfers
  • Travel and student visa assistance
  • Group flight arrangements to most destinations
On-site services
  • Airport pickup for group flights
  • Full-time IFSA-Butler staff abroad for assistance and support
  • 4- to 10-day orientation programs (including transportation, accommodation, activities, student handbook and welcome materials, and most meals)
  • Transportation to host university accommodation following orientation
  • New student orientation at host university
  • Newsletter updates throughout the semester
  • IFSA-Butler welcome meal
Excursions and activities
  • Mid-semester weekend excursions and adventure trips
  • Cultural activities and social events
  • Day trips and sightseeing tours
Health services and emergency assistance
  • Full medical insurance plan for all students
  • 24-hour emergency assistance and support from on-site IFSA-Butler staff
  • Access to local medical facilities
  • Numerous scholarships available
  • Monthly payment plan available
  • Ability to pay by credit card
  • Support for U.S. university direct billing arrangements
Contact Us
1100 West 42nd Street
Indianapolis, IN 46208-3345

Brandeis Specific Information

Application Process:

Students wanting to apply to this program must submit two applications:
  1. to the Brandeis Office of Study Abroad. Visit the Brandeis Study Abroad Website in order to obtain more information about internal application process, advising hours, academic credit, and financial aid transfer.
  2. to the external program listed above. Visit the Brandeis Study Abroad Website for more information on commonaly asked questions about the external application process like deadlines, program approval forms, paying deposits, etc...

Scholarship Details:

Students interested in learning more about (other) study abroad scholarship opportunities should visit the scholarship section of the Brandeis study abroad website.
*Please note that all information is subject to change. 

This program is currently not accepting applications.