Study Abroad in Ireland
The World Endeavors Summer Study – University of Limerick program offers students the opportunity to immerse themselves in Irish culture. Each student takes one intensive, advanced course in Irish literature, sociology, history, or law. While studying, students experience Irish culture first-hand in Limerick, a classic Irish city and a world-class university town.
Live in Limerick, Ireland
Limerick is a true gem of the Emerald Isle where Ireland’s heritage and future meet. The twelfth-century St. Mary’s Cathedral and King John’s Castle can be found here, attesting to Limerick’s rich medieval history. Meanwhile, art museums, galleries, and theaters celebrate Irish art of the more recent past and the present. It’s easy to find a pub where students and local residents gather to watch football matches, while trendy restaurants serve Irish and international cuisine. The University is an important part of local life, and students and professors from around the world ensure Limerick is connected and always interesting.
Academics : Students take one Irish Studies course on a full-time basis for the three-week session. Each class is worth three credits. Participants may choose one course from the list of available courses for their session. Please note that all courses are taught at the 300 (3rd year) level.
Irish Life and Literature
Visual Culture in Ireland 1400-1950
Sociological Perspectives on Irish Society
Screening Ireland: Ireland in Film and Television
Law in Ireland
Irish Myths and Legends
Upon successful completion of the program, credits and transcripts are issued by the University of Limerick, which is accredited by the Irish Department of Education.
Housing and Participant Life : Participants stay in on-campus housing at the University of Limerick. Each student has a single bedroom in a shared student apartment. Apartments include a shared living area, kitchen, and lounge with a television. Two meals per day are also provided with the program.
Cost: See our website for program fee information