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Study Abroad In Ireland: Dublin, Killarney, and Galway

The Fall Study Abroad Fair will be held on Thursday, October 13, 2016, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. by the Campus Center Mall area.

June 25-July 8, 2016

ILP 389—Issues in Adolescence: Ireland vs. the U.S. 3 cr.

This study abroad opportunity allows students to complete 3 credits and satisfy an LBC requirement. Led by two Arts and Sciences faculty, the course will include two meetings pre-departure, and a 14 day trip to some of the most beautiful places in Ireland. Guest lectures and related field trips (e.g. Department of Education) will provide students with a first-hand glimpse into the issues facing Irish adolescents. Students will then compare this to the American adolescent experience.

For further information or an application form, please call or email Professor Jessica Carlson in the Department of Psychology at (413) 796-2325 or jcarlson@wne.edu.

How much will the trip cost?

The estimated cost is $2,998.00*

Cost includes tuition (3 credits), all ground transportation and entrance fees for group activities, all accommodations, and most meals. Tuition does not include roundtrip international airfare, other meals and snacks, or personal expenses. Applications are due by November 20, 2015. A non-refundable deposit of $500 is required by December 11, 2015. The balance will be due by January 22, 2016.

*based on minimum group of 12

What will I see in Ireland?

On the trip, students will have the opportunity to:

  • Explore castles
  • Visit ancient monuments
  • Tour one of the most infamous prisons in Irish history
  • Hike to a waterfall
  • Marvel at medieval cathedrals
  • Admire breathtaking vistas of mountains, cliffs and beaches on the Ring of Kerry
  • Walk through a prehistoric passage tomb
  • Listen to a live performance of authentic Irish music

How can I participate?

Students must be in good academic standing to participate in study abroad opportunities. Students participating in year-long or semester-long study abroad programs must satisfy the specific grade point average required by the foreign university they will be attending.

To learn more, contact:

Dr. Josie Brown-Rose, Assistant Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and Assistant Director of the Study Abroad Program

Phone: 413-782-1279

Email: jbrownro@wne.edu

Dr. Saeed Ghahramani, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and Director of the Study Abroad Program

Phone: 413-782-1218

Email: sghahram@wne.edu 

Got Your Passport?
Don’t forget to apply now for your passport to be ready to take advantage of these unique educational/travel opportunities.