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 multicultural, 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. 

Session I

You'll choose one course from the following two options:

  • Modern Irish Literature – Explore the works of major Irish writers, dramatists and poets, including illustrious figures such as James Joyce and W.B. Yeats, and visit historic sites.
  • Entrepreneurship in Practice – Explore the skills, motivation and challenges 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. The course includes a visit to an innovation center. 

Session II 

(not available for Summer 2023)
  • Irish History and Politics – Delve into the defining political and historical events of 20th century Ireland and visit historic sites.

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. If you would also like an internship in Dublin, please check out the Arcadia Dublin Internship Program Summer.


Fees & Scholarship Details
Term/Period Departure Date Return Credits Base Program Fee Application Deadline
Summer 1 2023 5/31/2023 7/1/2023 4 $5,300 3/31/2023 More Info
Summer 1 2024 TBA TBA TBA TBA 3/1/2024  

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 housing. 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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