Dublin, Ireland

Arts + Sciences (Trinity College Dublin)

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Application deadline, and cost information.

Application Deadline

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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Dates: Sep 2 – Dec 15, 2019 (15 weeks)
  • Credit: 15-18 semester hours / 22.5-27 quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 3.3 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

April 1, 2020
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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Tentative Dates: Aug 31 – Dec 13, 2020 (15 weeks)*
  • Credit: 15-18 semester hours / 22.5-27 quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 3.3 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

October 1, 2019
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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Deadline: October 1, 2019
  • Dates: Jan 13 – May 3, 2020 (16 weeks)
  • Credit: 15-18 semester hours / 22.5-27 quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 3.3 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

The application deadline has passed.

Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Dates: Sep 2, 2019 – May 3, 2020 (35 weeks)
  • Credit: 15-18 semester hours / 22.5-27 quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 3.3 Overall GPA

Overview

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Join the likes of Oscar Wilde, Samuel Beckett, Mary Robinson, and other distinguished alumni who studied at Ireland’s oldest and highest-ranked university and CIEE’s partner school – Trinity College Dublin. Choose from a wide-range of courses across three colleges: Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Engineering, Mathematics, and Science; and Health Sciences. Students can opt to take a full course load at Trinity (five courses per semester) or combine Trinity courses with CIEE electives, taught by adjunct lecturers at CIEE Dublin, located on Dublin City University’s All Hallows campus. All courses are complemented with CIEE co-curricular activities and excursions beyond the city to make your understanding of Ireland complete – and unforgettable.

Unique Experiences

  • Study in Trinity College Dublin

    the country’s oldest university, hosting more than 15,000 students

  • Experience life in Dublin

    by the banks of the River Liffey

  • Explore iconic sites

    like Dublin Castle, Temple Bar, Henrietta Street, and Guinness brewery

  • ACRES OF PUBLIC GREEN SPACE

    3.7K
  • TREASURED BOOKS IN OLD LIBRARY’S LONG ROOM

    200K
  • THE YEAR "THE BOOK OF KELLS" WAS MADE

    800AD

Location & Culture

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With a young, vibrant population of more than one million people, Dublin is a city on the move and an emerging high-tech European hub. Still, the charm and culture of old Dublin shine through, and the echoes of literary giants like Joyce, Shaw, Swift, Wilde, and Beckett remain. Since the late 1990s, a multicultural Dublin has emerged with immigration from around the world. Today, the city is a dynamic, lively multicultural space nestled between the jewel green landscape and the Irish Sea.

The Culture

EXCURSIONS & ACTIVITIES

  • All courses are complemented with CIEE co-curricular activities and excursions beyond the city to enhance classroom learning and provide intercultural understanding. In Dublin students could:
  • Explore the medieval city with a tour of the old walls, St. Audoen’s Church, and Christ Church Cathedral
  • Take day trips to Belfast and Northern Ireland to explore relationships between different identities and cultures crossing the border into the UK
  • Visit Kilkenny and its Castle, built in 1195, and one of the few furnished castles in Ireland
  • Take an overnight trip to the western seaboard of Ireland and discover the history of the famine and how it shaped modern Ireland
  • Experience local culture with live music, theater, museum visits, and more

Projects, Volunteer Opportunities

  • CIEE Dublin works with a variety of charities and NGOs and will assist students who are interested in volunteer opportunities. 

Daily Life

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  • Housing

    Student Dorms: Students live in off-campus dorms with single rooms and private bathrooms in apartment style suites. Each suite consists of 4-5 bedrooms with a shared common area and kitchen. The dorms are run in conjunction with Trinity College Dublin and are 10 minutes from the city and college by bus or 25 minutes walking.

  • Meals

    Students are responsible for their own meals. Cook your own or take advantage of being in the heart of the city with a large variety of places to eat both on and off campus.

Dublin, Ireland

Where You'll Study

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    Trinity College

    Located in the heart of Dublin

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    Christ Church Cathedral

    Visit this beautiful and historic landmark

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    CIEE Dublin

    See and experience all that Dublin has to offer

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Program Details

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What you need to know

The program details

Students direct enroll in Trinity College Dublin and immerse themselves in the Irish academic system alongside Irish and international students.

Trinity College is recognized for its academic excellence, and as a top international center for research and a world leader in nanotechnology, information technology, immunology, mathematics, engineering, psychology, and more. Trinity’s world-famous campus sits in the heart of Ireland’s beautiful capital city, right at the meeting place of the retail and cultural districts, perfect for exploring Dublin’s many charms. Trinity hosts more than 17,000 undergraduate and post graduate students across all major disciplines.

Academics

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Academics

  • Class Format

    Students attend class with local and international students at Trinity College Dublin, and the format is similar to U.S. classes in terms of scheduling and registration. CIEE elective classes are taught by CIEE instructors and are for CIEE students only.

  • Grading

    Trinity College Dublin professors give numerical grades which CIEE converts to U.S. letter grades. Assessment is based on overall performance, including essays, coursework, and final papers and examinations. In many classes, students are graded on class participation, in-class activities, homework assignments, quizzes, and oral presentations.

  • Academic Culture

    The Irish educational system requires students to take greater responsibility for learning in a less-structured environment than in the U.S. Students are provided with a syllabus and a broad reading list. Students are required to show initiative regarding research and critical analysis. Courses are called ‘modules’ in Ireland and are academically challenging, dynamic, and involve daily reading and homework assignments.

Eligibility

  • Overall GPA

    Students need to have a GPA of at least 3.3. Trinity College Dublin maintains the final decision on admission, looking carefully at academic performance within the area of study.

  • Program Requirements

    Students must have the required GPA, be enrolled in a four-year undergraduate program, and be at least junior standing at the start of the program.

  • Program Credit

    Total credit: 15-18 semester/22.5-27 quarter hours per semester

Curriculum

Program Credit
Total credit: 15-18 U.S. semester/22.5-27 quarter credits

Course Credit

  • CIEE courses: 3 U.S. semester/4.5 quarter credits; 45 contact hours
  • Trinity College Dublin courses: typically 3-6 U.S. semester/4.5-9 quarter credits; 24-48 contact hours

Language of Instruction
English

Requirements

  • Students take any combination of the following:
    • Two elective CIEE courses
    • Trinity College courses

Course Notes
Final registration occurs on-site.

Note: This course listing is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a contract between CIEE and any applicant, student, institution, or other party. The courses, as described, may be subject to change as a result of ongoing curricular revisions, assignment of lecturers and teaching staff, and program development. Courses may be canceled due to insufficient enrollment.

Spring 2020

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CIEE ELECTIVE COURSES

TRINITY COLLEGE DUBLIN

CIEE students can select from a list of over 900 courses (called ‘modules’ in Ireland) across 39 disciplines within all three Trinity College Dublin Faculties. The breadth of offerings is extensive. Note that upper level classes will have prerequisites, and some may have a limited number of spots available. For more information on courses, please click here. Certain university courses require prior knowledge of the subject matter. Students learn of the semester’s final courses in time for course registration, which occurs after arrival. The following are just a few examples of Trinity College Dublin courses offered in previous semesters.

SAMPLE COURSE LIST

  • Microbiology & Immunology
  • Introduction to Evolution, Biodiversity and the Environment
  • Molecular Thermodynamics and Kinetics
  • Artificial Intelligence I
  • Stochastic Modules in Space and Time II
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Engineers
  • Microelectronic Circuits
  • Thermodynamics
  • GIS and Mapping Techniques
  • Partial Differential Equations
  • Atomic & Nuclear Physics
  • Perspectives on Deafness
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Practical Documentary Filmmaking
  • Gender and Sexuality in the Roman World
  • Religion, Conflict and Peace in International Relations
  • The Economics of Less Developed Countries
  • Northern Irish Literature and the Troubles
  • Making and Meaning in Irish Art II
  • Advanced Psychology of Language

Fall 2019

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CIEE ELECTIVE COURSES

Trinity College Dublin

CIEE students can select from a list of over 900 courses (called ‘modules’ in Ireland)  across 39  disciplines within all three Trinity College Dublin Faculties. The breadth of offerings is extensive. Note that upper level classes will have prerequisites, and some may have a limited number of spots available. For more information on courses, please click here. Certain university courses require prior knowledge of the subject matter. Students learn of the semester’s final courses in time for course registration, which occurs after arrival. The following are just a few examples of Trinity College Dublin courses offered in previous semesters.

SAMPLE COURSE LIST

  • Membrane & Cell Biology
  • Plants and the Irish Environment
  • Quantum Mechanical Concepts in Physical Chemistry
  • Software Engineering
  • Probability and Theoretical Statistics I
  • Structural Design
  • Software Design and Implementation
  • Digital Circuits
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Introduction to Geochemistry
  • Statistical Physics I
  • Biological Sciences Underpinning Health and Wellbeing
  • Contemporary Marketing Management
  • Gender in Popular Music
  • Sources and Methods for Archaeology
  • Philosophical and Theological Approaches to God
  • The European Economy
  • Ireland in the 20th Century
  • Irish Politics A: Constitution, Elections, Parties and Parliament
  • Social Psychology and Discourse

Scholarships

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Scholarships & Grants

CIEE offers more than $8 million in scholarships and grants annually to help students like you make your study abroad dream a reality.

Students who apply to this program are eligible for the following scholarships and grants:

  • Ping Scholarships for Academic Excellence
  • Global Access Initiative (GAIN) Grants
  • CIEE Gilman Go Global Grant

To be considered, submit the CIEE Scholarships & Grants application within your CIEE program application. Learn more at the Scholarships & Grants section of our website.

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Dates & Fees

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Dates & Fees

You get more for every dollar when you study abroad with CIEE, because our high-quality programs include everything from excursions to insurance. There are no hidden charges, and no disappointing surprises when you arrive.

YOUR FEE INCLUDES:

  • Full registration and classes at Trinity College Dublin
  • Accommodations for the duration of the program
  • An overnight excursion, day trips, and city site-visits

To help you budget, keep in mind that students are responsible for the cost of international airfare, local transportation, books and supplies, visas, and personal expenses. In addition, ask your college or university study abroad advisor if your school charges additional fees for study abroad.
 

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Fees & Housing

Fall 2019 15 weeks Deadline Passed Sep 2, 2019 Dec 15, 2019
$26,015
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Program Fees

CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.

Participation Confirmation = $300 *

Educational Costs = $19,548 **

Housing = $6,000

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $26,015

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

Meals not included in program fee = $2,250

International Airfare = $1,050

Local Transportation = $400

Books & Supplies = $250

Personal expenses = $2,750

Other = $390

Total Estimated Costs = $7,090

Financial Aid

CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.

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This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

Academic year 2019-2020 35 weeks Deadline Passed Sep 2, 2019 May 3, 2020
$49,429
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Program Fees

CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.

Participation Confirmation = $300 *

Educational Costs = $36,962 **

Housing = $12,000

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $49,429

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

Meals not included in program fee = $2,250

International Airfare = $1,050

Local Transportation = $400

Books & Supplies = $250

Personal expenses = $2,750

Other = $390

Total Estimated Costs = $7,090

Financial Aid

CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.

See Scholarships

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

Spring 2020 16 weeks Oct 1, 2019 Jan 13, 2020 May 3, 2020
$26,015
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Program Fees

CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.

Participation Confirmation = $300 *

Educational Costs = $19,548 **

Housing = $6,000

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $26,015

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

Meals not included in program fee = $2,250

International Airfare = $1,050

Local Transportation = $400

Books & Supplies = $250

Personal expenses = $2,750

Other = $390

Total Estimated Costs = $7,090

Financial Aid

CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.

See Scholarships

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

Fall 2020 15 weeks Apr 1, 2020 Aug 31, 2020* Dec 13, 2020*
$26,015
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Program Fees

CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.

Participation Confirmation = $300 *

Educational Costs = $19,548 **

Housing = $6,000

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $26,015

Financial Aid

CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.

See Scholarships

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*Dates for this program are provided as tentative dates. Please consult with your study abroad advisor to confirm dates before purchasing your flights.

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