OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

Ireland

OUS: University College Cork Exchange

Program Administrator: 
OUS (Oregon University System)
Country: 
Ireland
Host Institution: 

The Oregon University System program at University College Cork (UCC) in Ireland facilitates undergraduate student exchange between UCC students and students from the seven public universities in Oregon. The program allows students to enroll in undergraduate and graduate courses in many fields, and is suitable for students from most majors. UCC operates on a semester system, and students may enroll for either one semester or a full year of study.

Location: 

The UCC campus is a ten-minute walk from the city center, and has a number of historic buildings, including its original quadrangle, built in 1845. It is a compact and beautiful complex, with gardens, riverside paths, and numerous places to study and relax. The university has a commitment to sustainability and staff and students work together to develop a “green footprint”. UCC is very welcoming to international students from the US and all over the world, and has a full program of orientation events to help students settle in and feel at home. Clubs and other activities allow US students to integrate with their Irish counterparts, and become part of the social life of the university.

Duration: 
Academic year
Fall/Winter Semester
Spring/Summer
Language: 
English
Class Format: 
Classes Primarily with Host-Country Students
Housing: 
Residence Hall
Apartment
Requirement: 

The University College Cork (UCC) program is ideal for students in diverse majors as students may enroll in a wide variety of regular university classes in majors including sciences and engineering, social sciences, Celtic studies, humanities and languages. For more information on UCC’s academic profile visit: http://www.ucc.ie/en/study/international/why-ucc/ 

Early Start: Students can attend a late summer program of intensive study before the Autumn semester, focused on an aspect of Ireland’s archaeology, history or culture. These add additional credits to the semester. Following this program, you will select courses for the semester that complement your Early Start module. Please contact your campus advisor if you wish to add this option to your semester in Ireland.

You can learn more about early start here: http://www.ucc.ie/en/study/international/what/earlystart/

Program Contact: 
Program Details: 

Visit OUS website

Program Costs: 

Visit OUS website for more information on cost

Academic emphasis: 
Accountancy
Anthropology
Art
Asian Lang & Cultures
Biochem. & Biophys.
Biology
Botany
Chemistry
Chinese
Civil Eng.
Computer Sci.
Earth Science
Economics
Education
Elec. & Comp. Eng.
Energy Systems Engr.
English
Environ. Econ. Policy
Environ. Eng.
Environ. Science
Finance
Food Sci. & Tech.
French
Geography
Geology
German
History
Italian
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Microbiology
Music
Nutrition
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Public Health
Psychology
Sociology
Spanish
Speech Comm.
Zoology

OUS: University of Limerick Exchange

Program Administrator: 
OUS (Oregon University System)
Country: 
Ireland
Host Institution: 

The University of Limerick offers exchange options for students by term or the entire academic year. Open to students of all majors. Summer options available. Please see UL's website for details on course materials and life on and off campus: http://www.ul.ie/
The UL campus is a short distance outside the city, and its green expanse bridges the River Shannon; it is composed of modern, purpose-built buildings, and has easy access to the city center.  Student life is active and friendly, and sports are a large part of the student scene.  UL has a full range of student support services, and regularly plans outings and events for international students.  A comprehensive orientation to the university and the community begin any student’s stay at UL.

Location: 

Limerick, Republic of Ireland

Duration: 
Academic year
Fall/Winter Semester
Summer/Fall Semester
Language: 
English
Class Format: 
Classes Primarily with Host-Country Students
Housing: 
Residence Hall
Apartment
Requirement: 
  • Sophomore Standing
  • 2.75 GPA
  • Recommended to have taken college-level writing courses

Students must also make satisfactory academic progress throughout the application process and during their study abroad program, and otherwise comply with policies and procedures of the host university, the OUS Office of International Programs, and OSU.

Program Contact: 
Program Details: 
Program Costs: 

Visit OUS website

Academic emphasis: 
Accountancy
Art
Biochem. & Biophys.
Bioengineering
Biology
Chemical Eng.
Civil Eng.
Computer Sci.
Con. Eng. Mgt
Digital Comm Art
Economics
Education
Elec. & Comp. Eng.
English
Environ. Econ. Policy
Environ. Science
Exercise & Sport Sci.
Finance
Food Sci. & Tech.
French
General Science
German
History
Int'l Business
Japanese
Mathematics
Mechanical Eng.
Music
New Media Comm.
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Renewable Mat.
Sociology
Speech Comm.

IFSA-Butler: Ireland, National University of Ireland, Galway

Program Administrator: 
IFSA-Butler
Country: 
Ireland
Host Institution: 

National University of Ireland, Galway

Location: 

Galway is one of Europe's fastest-growing urban areas, so you'll find a vibrant and diverse population. Yet for all its growth, this city retains a quaint, small-town feel. When the university is in session, students account for nearly 15 percent of the city's population. As a result, the city is a thriving college town with a hip music and pub scene.

County Galway is part of the Gaeltacht, which has the highest percentage of Gaelic-speakers in the country. The city of Galway is a great place to soak up traditional Irish culture, and it boasts a Gaelic-language theatre, as well as traditional Irish music.

Duration: 
Winter/Spring Semester
Academic year
Summer
Summer/Fall Semester
Language: 
English
Class Format: 
Classes Primarily with Host-Country Students
Housing: 
Apartment
Requirement: 

Minimum 3.0 GPA

Mandatory Application Checklist: 
Program Details: 

See IFSA-Butler website

Courses: NUI Galway website

Program Costs: 

See IFSA-Butler website

Academic emphasis: 
Accountancy
Applied Visual Arts
Biochem. & Biophys.
Bioengineering
Biology
Botany
Business Info. Sys.
Chemistry
Civil Eng.
Earth Science
Education
Elec. & Comp. Eng.
English
Environ. Science
French
General Science
Geology
German
History
Industrial Eng.
Italian
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Mechanical Eng.
Microbiology
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Rad. Health Phys.
Sociology
Spanish
Speech Comm.
Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies
Zoology

IFSA-Butler: Ireland, University College Dublin

Country: 
Ireland
Host Institution: 

University College Dublin

Location: 

Dublin, capital city of the Republic of Ireland, is a warm, welcoming, and cosmopolitan place. Dublin is the most "European" of Irish cities, so you can get a taste of the Continent as well as of Ireland. This city prides itself on having an active cultural life and beautifully preserved buildings.

Nearly one-third of the Irish population lives in Dublin, and half of the country's people aged twenty-six and younger live here. Thanks to its young population, Dublin is incredibly lively, with a great selection of clubs, pubs, and things to do. Be sure to visit the fabulous museums and galleries and walk the quaint streets and byways.

Duration: 
Fall term
Winter/Spring Semester
Academic year
Language: 
English
Class Format: 
Classes Primarily with Host-Country Students
Housing: 
Apartment
Requirement: 

Minimum 3.0 GPA

Mandatory Application Checklist: 
Program Details: 

See IFSA-Butler website

Program Costs: 

See IFSA-Butler website

Academic emphasis: 
Agricultural Sciences
Animal Sciences
Biology
Civil Eng.
Computer Sci.
Economics
English
Environ. Econ. Policy
Exercise & Sport Sci.
Finance
Food Sci. & Tech.
Forestry
French
General Science
Geography
Geology
German
History
Horticulture
Int'l Business
Music
Nutrition
Philosophy
Political Science
Psychology
Rad. Health Phys.
Sociology
Spanish
Zoology

IFSA-Butler: Ireland, Trinity College Dublin

Program Administrator: 
IFSA-Butler
Country: 
Ireland
Host Institution: 

Trinity College Dublin

Location: 

Dublin, capital city of the Republic of Ireland, is a warm, welcoming, and cosmopolitan place. Dublin is the most "European" of Irish cities, so you can get a taste of the Continent as well as of Ireland. This city prides itself on having an active cultural life and beautifully preserved buildings.

Nearly one-third of the Irish population lives in Dublin, and half of the country's people aged twenty-six and younger live here. Thanks to its young population, Dublin is incredibly lively, with a great selection of clubs, pubs, and things to do. Be sure to visit the fabulous museums and galleries and walk the quaint streets and byways.

Duration: 
Winter/Spring Semester
Academic year
Language: 
English
Class Format: 
Classes Primarily with Host-Country Students
Housing: 
Apartment
Requirement: 
Minimum 3.3 GPA.

Mandatory Application Checklist: 
Program Details: 

See IFSA-Butler website

 

Courses

Program Costs: 

See IFSA-Butler website

Academic emphasis: 
Anthropology
Art
Biochem. & Biophys.
Biology
Botany
Chemistry
Civil Eng.
Computer Sci.
Digital Comm Art
Economics
Elec. & Comp. Eng.
English
Environ. Econ. Policy
Environ. Science
French
Geography
Geology
German
History
Italian
Marketing
Mathematics
Mechanical Eng.
Microbiology
Music
New Media Comm.
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Russian
Sociology
Speech Comm.
Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies

AHA: Ireland, Dublin (Cinema Studies)

Program Administrator: 
AHA
Country: 
Ireland
Host Institution: 

Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology

Location: 

It is no wonder that Ireland is often referred to as the Emerald Isle. From the lush, green, rolling hills of the countryside to the dramatic coastal scenery that borders its shores, this small island nation is truly a gem. The capital city of Dublin is a bustling and vibrant walk through time. Strolling the city's streets, students witness a collision of Georgian architecture and Gaelic history with modern art, music, and urban culture. From the contemporary, creative Temple Bar neighborhood to the traditional folk song-singing pubs of the West Coast, Ireland offers summer program participants the opportunity of a lifetime.

Duration: 
Summer
Language: 
English
Class Format: 
Classes Primarily with US Students
Housing: 
Host Family
Requirement: 

Minimum 2.5 GPA

Mandatory Application Checklist: 
Program Details: 
Program Costs: 
Academic emphasis: 
English