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Summer Irish Studies at University of Limerick
Limerick, Ireland (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer,
Summer 3 Credits
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Summer Study Abroad at the University of Limerick

Limerick, Ireland


Program Dates

This program runs for three to four weeks from late May until mid June.

Program Costs

Estimated program Budgets can be found above in the "Budget Sheets" box or by clicking the links below:


Discover Your World at the University of Limerick

  • 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.

Your Classes

  • 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)
    • Creative Writing
    • 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  

Have Questions?

Contact SUNY New Paltz Study Abroad Advisor Caitlin Paul

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 3 Credits 2016 03/01/2016 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Summer 2016 03/01/2016 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** 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.