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  • Locations: Limerick, Ireland
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring Semester
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: SPU applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring Semester 2018 11/01/2017 ** Rolling Admission 01/15/2018 05/14/2018
Fall 2018 03/15/2018 ** Rolling Admission 09/04/2018 12/20/2018

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Program Sponsor: Partner Program Tier Level (SPU Partner Programs): 1 - No Additional Fee
Areas of Study: Full Curriculum Program Type: Study Abroad
Internship: No Language of Instruction: English
Housing Type: Residence Hall Minimum GPA: 2.9
Number of Credits: 24 Service Learning: No
Program Description:

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 Overview

As Ireland’s third largest city, Limerick is in the heart of Ireland’s Midwest region. Limerick offers a dynamic mix of modern city life and fascinating historical treasures. SPU’s Semester in Limerick Partner Program is housed at the University of Limerick, which offers state-of-the art facilities, a full curriculum, great housing, and classes with Irish students so you can immerse yourself in the local culture.                                       

Academic Info

University of Limerick operates on a semester calendar. You will have access to the full curriculum offered and can take courses from across the 6 colleges: Business, Education, Humanities, Engineering, Informatics, and Electronics and Science. Courses include aeronautical engineering, architecture, biology, business, chemistry, cultural studies, economics, education, engineering, equine science, geography, history, informatics and electronics, insurance, Irish studies, journalism, literature, management, mathematics, music, nursing, physics, physiotherapy, political science, public administration, science, sociology, sport science, Teaching English as Foreign Language (TEFL) and traditional Irish music.  

Check out Classes & Courses Information (courses do not generally change from year to year and students can base course selections on the previous year's courses as long as they correspond to the correct semester, Spring or Fall).         

Housing

Housing at University of Limerick provides an extremely comfortable and secure environment with an onsite manager in a choice of 6 different student villages. Students will have private bedrooms, high-speed internet access at all times, opportunity to mix with other Irish and international students, shops, laundry and bus service, all within walking distance.

For more information on student life and housing, check out the UL Study Abroad Handbook.pdf
 
 

SPU Partner Program: Tier 1

This is an SPU Partner Program. These programs are in partnership with affiliated organizations or host universities that have been vetted for their academic and student support, and have been in long standing partnerships with Seattle Pacific University. All Partner Programs are eligible for Federal, State, and Institutional financial aid. 
 
Cost: Tier 1 

For SPU Partner Programs, you will be charged one quarter of SPU tuition for participation during fall quarter or winter/spring quarters combined. Depending on the cost of the program, a program fee may be charged in addition to SPU tuition. For additional program fee information, see Partner Program Cost.

Aid eligibility includes SPU grants and scholarships, federal, state, and local financial aid for SPU Partner Programs.

What's Included:
  • Tuition 
  • Pre-departure and onsite orientations
  • Airport pick up: Students are collected from Shannon International Airport each semester on the Monday and Tuesday prior to orientation
  • Complimentary membership to the University Arena (Sports Centre)
  • On campus support services
What's Not Included: 
  • Airfare
  • Housing
  • Meals
  • Confirmation Deposit: A $300 fee will be due as part of your SPU application and considered your commitment to the program. As SPU has a capacity of 50 students every year for Partner Programs, this fee would be refunded if your application was submitted after we reached capacity.
Additional Costs to Consider:
  • Provider Application Fees & Deposits (when applicable)
  • Passport
  • Visa or residency permit (when applicable)
  • Domestic travel to apply for visa (when applicable)
  • Travel insurance (optional)
  • Generally, students spend more money while they are abroad than during a typical quarter at SPU. These costs vary per student, and are usually associated with extra in-country and personal travel, eating out, entertainment, and purchasing gifts and souvenirs. If you would like more information about general costs of the items mentioned above and/or general affordability of study abroad, please contact us at studyabroad@spu.edu.

For more information, contact SPU Study Abroad