Summer in a young, vibrant and artistic European capital

If you would like to spend your summer in a buzzing European capital city where the young population is multi-cultural, full of students from all over the world and thriving with music, film, literature, culture, and scenic beauty, then Dublin, Ireland, is for you. This program offers fascinating courses from Irish history to entrepreneurship. Whether you’re chasing your roots or exploring a new culture, the people and places you’ll see on this program will stay with you forever. 

This program is part of the Summer Sessions initiative, allowing you to take one or both sessions or mix a session on this program with a session on a program in another country.

Session 1 (4 credits)

You'll choose one course out of two options:

  • Irish Literature – Explore the works of major Irish writers, dramatists and poets, including illustrious figures such as James Joyce and W.B. Yeats. 
  • Entrepreneurship in Practice – explore the skills, motivation, challenges and initiative associated with being an entrepreneur and developing your own business idea. Ireland has become a model for entrepreneurship in the global marketplace and encouraged many unique businesses to thrive.

Session 2 (3 credits)

  • Irish History & Politics – Delve into the defining political and historical events of 20th century Ireland.

Arcadia staff in our Dublin Center, will ensure you find your feet and make the most of this exciting opportunity, seeing famous sites, meeting the locals and learning about the unique hospitality and culture that you can only find in Ireland.

Fees & Scholarship Details
Term/Period Departure Date Return Credits Base Program Fee Application Deadline
Summer 2016 TBA TBA 3-7 $3,550 3/31/2016 More Info
Summer 2017 TBA TBA TBA TBA 3/31/2017  

Program fees listed are base fees only. Please select MORE INFO for an estimate of additional expenses and any additional fees that may be incurred based on enrollment selections or housing placements. Dates and fees for future terms will be posted as they become available. Please see Program Calendar for detailed dates.

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Medium City


As a participant on an Arcadia program, you are guaranteed accommodation. Our priority is to provide a safe, clean, cost-effective and convenient place for you to live, while offering you every opportunity to explore the local culture and community.


Health & Safety

Student health, safety and security in Ireland are our top priorities. Our experienced and well-connected staff are prepared to deal with any emergencies that may arise...

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