Study Abroad in Dublin
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Explore Dublin, Ireland
One of Europe’s most youthful cities, the charm and ancient heritage of Old Dublin still shines through amongst today’s emerging European tech hub and growing multi-cultural population. For a true taste of Irish culture, Dublin is the place.
When you study abroad in Dublin, you’ll be in the dynamic capital of Ireland, one of Europe’s fastest growing economies. Whether you’re looking to experience Irish life and culture, complete an internship, or experience a summer in Dublin, this city offers something for everyone.
Study Tours & Cultural Excursions in Dublin
Every CIEE semester program has frequent cultural excursions uniquely designed to complement the program’s academics and enhance students’ cultural immersion. Past study tours and excursions in Dublin have included:
- Walking in the footsteps of 6th century monks at Glendalough, an ancient monastic settlement nestled in a spectacular valley in the Wicklow Mountains
- Exploring Ireland’s pre-Christian past at the ancient tombs in the World Heritage listed Boyne Valley
- Touring the cathedrals, castles, and breweries of Kilkenny, the most complete medieval city in Ireland
- Complete a walking tour of the cobblestone alleys of Trinity College, one of seven ancient college sin the UK
If you’re a student looking to answer, “What is living in Dublin like?”, CIEE’s tours and excursions help you answer just that! Experience living in Dublin as a student on one of CIEE’s study abroad programs in Ireland.
Where Students Study
Our Center in Dublin is part of the CIEE Open Campus Block Network. CIEE Dublin is located on the All Hallows campus of Dublin City University and offers students easy access to restaurants and cafés, nightlife, and a variety of shops. The leafy 19th century campus is located in the suburb of Drumcondra, just north of the city center.
Dublin City University (DCU)
DCU was established in the early 1980s and hosts 16,000 students. Its multidisciplinary programs stimulate entrepreneurial awareness and activity through strong links with Dublin-based and international businesses.
Internships & Volunteering
Depending on their program of study and availability, students may be able to participate in an internship or volunteer. Students can build new skills and intercultural competencies with an internship and become an active member of Dublin’s business and professional community.
In addition, CIEE Dublin works with a number of charities and NGO’s and will assist students who are interested in volunteer opportunities.
Study Abroad Programs in Dublin
Currency Spoken Languages Available Transportation Famous Local Climate Did you know? Airport Social Norms What to Pack
Dublin Light Rail System (LUAS), Dublin Area Rapid Transit (DART), bus, feet
Oscar Wilde – eccentric Irish poet and playwright
Comfortable summers, wet cold winters, mild spring and fall
Dublin has the youngest population of Europe – roughly half of its population is under 25 years old
Dublin Airport (DUB)
Don’t attempt to imitate the Irish accent of locals – it’s considered annoying and rude
Backpack, comfortable shoes, umbrella, layers, raincoat
Did you know?
What to Pack
Frequently Asked Questions
IS DUBLIN A GOOD PLACE TO STUDY ABROADClick to Open
Dublin is a good place to study abroad for students looking to explore the charm and culture of Ireland through an authentic study abroad experience. A multicultural hub of younger professionals, Dublin offers a dynamic, lively city for students to study Irish food, history, culture, and more.
IS DUBLIN A SAFE CITYClick to Open
Ireland has frequently been rated one of the safest countries in the world, making its capital of Dublin a relatively safe place to visit for students. Although there’s a strong sense of comradery in Dublin, we encourage students to travel as safely as possible with others, keeping a good sense of their surroundings, belongings, and others.
WHY STUDY ABROAD IN DUBLINClick to Open
Dublin is an interesting, lively city that exposes study abroad students to a new culture, while completing relevant coursework, from Business and Architecture classes to Agricultural Sciences and Law classes.
WHAT IS DIVERSITY IN DUBLIN LIKEClick to Open
In order to ensure our students feel welcomed, supported, and empowered while studying abroad, CIEE staff completes comprehensive diversity equity and inclusion (DEI) training. Staff provide students with advice, resources, and ongoing support both before and during their study abroad program in Dublin.
For more detailed information on diversity in Dublin, visit our Diversity in Dublin page.
Study Abroad Scholarships & Grants
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You may be wondering if there are any scholarships to study in Dublin. CIEE offers scholarships and grants for study abroad programs in Dublin to students with demonstrated financial need, proven academic merit, and for specific CIEE programs. Students can apply for scholarships through 3 simple steps:
STUDY ABROAD SCHOLARSHIPS
Based on students' Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) from their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and enrolled institution. Complete the Scholarships & Grants portion of your program application to be considered for all awards to which you are eligible.
Based on academic achievement. Complete the Scholarships & Grants portion of your program application, along with an essay, to be considered for all awards to which you are eligible.
Other scholarship awards are based on program or alumni status.
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