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EC Waterford, Ireland

APPLY NOW!! (Deadline: March 1, 2019)

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Waterford, Ireland: June 13 – July 18, 2019

Join faculty and students from across the University System of Georgia for a 5-week adventure in Waterford, Ireland!  Students will spend Term B living, studying, and exploring a country rich in tradition, history, and natural beauty.  Stay at the Waterford Institute of Technology, explore the scenic Irish coast as your daily surrounds, and travel outward to the Irish countryside to experience the towns of Killarney, Cork, and others.

Students will spend two days per week in the classroom, attend class field trips two days per week, and have several free and planned 3-day weekends.  All students will be registered for classes through Georgia Southern and receive Georgia Southern credits.  It is mandatory to register for at least 6 credit hours while on this program.

Program Cost
The 5-week program cost is $5,200.00 and includes the following:

  • Roundtrip airfare between Atlanta and Ireland
  • Accommodations at the Waterford Institute of Technology
  • 35 meals and a 100 euro Tesco grocery card
  • Hotel-based weekend in Killarney, Co. Kerry
  • Three-night trip to Dublin
  • Three-day weekend traveling the Ring of Kerry
  • 8 day trips across South-East Ireland
  • A primary health insurance policy providing coverage for medical expenses

The program cost does not include: Georgia Southern tuition and fees, personal shopping or travel expenses, or food/meals beyond the allotment provided.  HOPE and other forms of financial aid are available for students participating on summer study abroad.  Contact the Office of Financial Aid at 912.478.5413 to learn more.

Course Equivalencies
What will you earn credit for at Georgia Southern?  Use this guide to help you select the courses you need.  Georgia Southern course numbers are listed in italics.

Morning Classes
The Environment of Business in the USA and Ireland – BUSA 4830: The Environment of Business in the USA and Ireland
Art Appreciation – ART 1000: Art in Life
Creative Writing: Writing About Travel – WRIT 3030: Travel Blogging
Death in the Emerald Isles – ANTH 3091: Death in the Emerald Isles
War & Revolution: Struggle for Irish Independence – HIST 3030: Struggle for Irish Independence

Afternoon Classes
Leadership in Ireland and Your Home Town – Not Available for Credit for Georgia Southern Students
Drawing – ART 1010: Drawing II
World Literature II: Post Colonial Struggle – ENGL 5090: Post Colonial Struggle
Intro Anthropology – ANTH 1102: Introduction to Anthropology
Ireland and America – TBD

To learn more about the program, payment schedules and deadlines, read course descriptions, and apply, visit the program website.

For questions, contact:
Dr. Laura Thomason – Program Director,
Dr. Hubert Van Tuyll – Program Director,
Office of International Programs & Services,

Last updated: 4/8/2019