Global Scholar Program Opportunities may be available for New Paltz students applying for this program. The SUNY New Paltz Global Scholar Program opportunity grants successful New Paltz applicants a significant reduction in the cost of their program fee.
Discover Your World at the Univeristy of Limerick
The City of Limerick sits on the River Shannon in County Limerick. It is the third-largest city in Ireland and the capital of the Mid West Region. Within a day's excursion are the countries of Galway, Clare, Cork, Tipperary and Kerry. And the University of Limerick in less than 13 miles away from Shannon Ariport.
The University of Limerick was voted the “University of the Year” in 2015 by The Sunday Times.
You are eliable for this program if you are a second-semester freshman, sophomore, junior and senior with a GPA of 2.9 or higher.
All courses are taught in English.
Upon successful completion of the program, participants will earn 12 or more undergraduate level credits for semester.
An additional tool to help you in the course review and selection process is ourCourse Equivalency Database. Click the link to view and use the database in order to find courses taken at this university by previous participants in this program and see the SUNY New Paltz course equivalent.
The University of Limerick also has opportunties for Volunteering and Service learning. The President Volunteer Award (PVA) has been established to harness, acknowledge and support the contribution that students at the University of Limerick make to their communities. Placements are available in organizations who work with children, animals, the environment, media, social justice, elderly care, etc.
Your Home Away From Home
Students are housed in single bedrooms in university residence halls with shared kitchens and laundry – bathrooms are private or shared depending on accommodation selected. A mini-supermarket and launderette are located in the student village centers. Students live with Irish and non-Irish students.
Visa requirements frequently change and you are ultimately responsible for correctly completing UK immigration requirements. Please do not apply for a visa or purchase airplane tickets until you have received information and support documentation from the SUNY New Paltz Center for International Programs office.
US citizens are not required to obtain a visa prior to entry into Ireland. Students must register with Immigration Authorities in Limerick within 10 days of arrival and provide the necessary documentation. The International Education Division at the University of Limerick will organize an appointment for all study abroad students and details of that appointment will be given during the on-site orientation program.
Non-US citizens should contact the Irish consulate to learn about how to apply for student visa for Ireland.
** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.