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Semester abroad in Ireland


  • University of Galway: Galway, Ireland
    • A university of approximately 18,000 students in the beautiful town of Galway, the third largest city in Ireland. 
    • Galway is a university city, with all amenities within walking distance of the campus. Enjoy music on the streets, sporting festivals and big music festivals in the Cultural Capital of Ireland.   
    • Join one of the 82 student societies, 50 sports clubs or volunteer!
    • The University of Galway is a great location for those who are interested in the Irish language. The campus is nearthe Gaeltacht centres in An Cheathrú Rua, Carna and Gaoth Dobhair. 



  • Fall ( end of September to mid December) and Spring (early January to late May)

Additional Requirements and Recommendations

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • It is highly recommended students take TCCA 230 (Intercultural Communication: Global Perspectives) before participating. Courses in European history, politics, culture, and thought (such as Irish Literature) also provide excellent preparation.


  • Apartments with Irish or American roommates


Other Information

Study Abroad Application - Download and Complete