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Featuring CCIS Programs

University of Limerick, Ireland Summer

Limerick, Ireland (Europe)

Quick Facts

Summer I 2018
Dates:  May 23 - June 13
Application Deadline:  April 1 
Costs:  $4,586 CCIS Member | $4,986 Non-Member

Program Overview

The University of Limerick was established in 1972 as the National Institute for Higher Education, Limerick and classified as the University of Limerick in 1989. Limerick is an independent, internationally focused university with over 10,500 students. It is a young, energetic and enterprising university with a proud record of innovation in education and excellence in research. Limerick is situated on a superb riverside campus of over 131 hectares with the River Shannon as a unifying focal point.

Outstanding recreational, cultural and sporting facilities further enhance this exceptional earning and working environment. The University of Limerick is a vibrant and rapidly growing community of scholars located 5km from Limerick City and 20km from Shannon International Airport and with a campus enrollment of some 10,000 plus students.


Contact Program Sponsor and Advisor

Truman State University
Alcidean Arias
Director of the Center for International Education Abroad

Questions? Contact me
Tel:(660) 785-4076

This program is sponsored and administered by Truman State University.

Academics & Program

University of Limerick in Ireland

The University of Limerick's Summer Schools in Irish Studies offer students the opportunity to experience a worthwhile learning, social and cultural package. Founded as a Viking fortress over a thousand years ago, Limerick today contains many architectural reminders of the city's past and offers a variety of cultural, artistic and theatrical events for students. Galway, Clare, Cork, Tipperary, Dublin and Kerry are all within a day's excursion from Limerick

Summer Program Overview 


3 Weeks = 3 Credits 



Examples of summer school course offerings

International Business
Arts and Drama
Health Care
Sports Science
Irish Studies (Irish Literature, Irish Myths & Legends, Sociology, Law - 3 options, Creative Writing, Visual Culture)

At a different cost, inquiry with program sponsor for more information:
Technical Communications for Engineers
Urban Laboratory Architecture

Academic Highlights

The University of Limerick is located in Limerick, the third largest city in Ireland. The University of Limerick site was formerly a great estate on the banks of the river Shannon, three miles from Limerick city. Facilities include modern, well-equipped classrooms, a student center with a theater and an art gallery. The University has gained a national reputation for its programs in Business and Engineering, and its campus offers modern, state-of-the-art technology in its programs.

Learn more about the University of Limerick here, and studying abroad at the University of Limerick here.

Student Life & Housing

Student Life

This summer school has academic rigor with the opportunity to experience contemporary life in Ireland and view some spectacular scenery. Social outings and trips are planned to give students a taste of life in Ireland and the chance to see some of the country's outstanding scenery. Trips to Dublin and to the spectacular County Clare coast are included as well as an End of Summer Schools Barbeque.


Summer housing is at Cappavilla Village, private bed and bath. Participants will be housed in on-campus accommodations at the University of Limerick. The villages are built in apartment format with six single en-suite study bedrooms in each apartment. Each apartment also includes a shared living area with kitchen and lounge with television. Participants will also be able to avail of the excellent indoor sporting facilities (including a 50 meter swimming pool) in the University Arena and the adjacent outdoor facilities.

Duration & Costs


Summer 2018
May 23 - June 13, 2018


Summer 2018
$4,586 CCIS Member | $4,986 CCIS Non-Member

Costs included:  Transfers from/to Shannon Airport (SNN)• B & B Accommodation On-Campus• Lunch and Dinner each Day• Membership of the University Sports Arena• Free e-mail account at UL• 45 hours class tuition• 3 excursions with qualified tour guides• Assessment and Transcript/or grade report• Receptions Costs
Costs not included:  (Estimated) Passport, some meals $250, books, airfare ($1,000), and personal expenses ($1,000)

*Please note: Total program cost will vary depending on individual’s choice of housing, meal plan, and other choices that are personal preference.

All costs, fees, and dates are subject to change without notification. Contact the program sponsor to verify all costs, fees, and dates for this program. 

Please refer to your acceptance materials for information on arrival, orientation, and academic calendar. The refund policy is program specific and non-transferable. Refer to your acceptance materials for the comprehensive refund policy or contact the program sponsor.

Eligibility & Deadlines

Application Deadline

Summer 2018
April 1

Eligibility Requirements

Minimum GPA: 2.5 based on a 4.0 scale
Minimum class standing: Students should have at least sophomore standing 

Have you talked with your study abroad advisor about your home institution's application process? Your institution's deadline might be earlier than the CCIS program application deadline. Check now to make sure all of your material is submitted on time!

Supplemental Application Material

Your CCIS application has two parts, 1) you will complete an online application form with general information and 2) each program may have supplemental forms that need to be completed and submitted via email. Please download the supplemental application materials to your computer.

Do not fill forms out in your web browser. Submit the completed supplemental application material directly to your study abroad advisor or to the program sponsor. Make sure to check with your study abroad office to learn how they want applications submitted.

Two academic recommendations
Official transcript
Color passport copy
Passport-sized photograph (1x1") in JPEG format


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Alumni experiences

Adventures abroad

Corinne Kelly

"This is the first time that I was so far away from home for so long. I found it most rewarding that I was able to do this. It makes me feel strong and independent now."

Kimberly Brucz

"Studying abroad definitely fulfilled my expectations. Being so welcomed into a foreign country was a feeling as if it was a second home."

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