The City of Limerick is sits on the River Shannon in County Limerick and as the third-largest city it is the capital of the Mid West Region.
The University is located on a beautiful riverside campus at the heart of the National Technology Park at Plassey, three miles outside Limerick City.
Airport pick up and drop off is available to students who arrive in Shannon International Airport (SNN) on the confirmed arrival date for the program.
Social outings and trips are planned to give students a taste of life in Ireland and the chance to see some of the country's outstanding scenery. Trips to Dublin and to the spectacular County Clare coast are included as well as an End of Summer Schools Barbeque.
The International Education Division is available to assist study abroad students with their questions or concerns. The University of Limerick also offers Counseling and Disability Services. Professionals in these offices work with students individually to assess their needs and provide support and accommodation as appropriate.
Schools courses will be taught at '300' level and will be open to students who have completed their freshman year at the time of enrollment. Students can choose one of seven separate course options will be offered with 3 credits being awarded on successful completion:
Irish Writing in English
Law in Ireland (Law/Politics/Sociology)
Sociological Perspectives on Irish Society (Sociology/Cultural Studies)
Screening Ireland: Ireland in Film and Television (Media/Communications)
Visual Culture in Ireland 1400–1950 (Art/Art History/Film)
Irish Myths and Legends
All courses are taught in English.
Upon successful completion of the program, participants will earn 3 undergraduate credits. All summer courses are offered at the 300 (3rd year level).
All undergraduates with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher are eligible to apply.
Your Home Away From Home
Students will be housed in on-campus accommodation at the University of Limerick in shared apartments. Each apartment has 6 individual study bedrooms and bathrooms with a shared living area, kitchen, and lounge with television.
Visas and Immigration
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: No visa required
Non US citizens: check with Irish consulate for visa requirements