DUBLIN: CIEE – Dublin City University

Dublin, Ireland

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Dates

  • Fall Semester - Mid September - Mid December
  • Spring Semester - Late January - Late May
  • Summer Full - TBA

Application Deadline

  • Fall Semester - March 1
  • Spring Semester - October 1
  • Summer Full - March 1

Description

Study Abroad Coordinator: Colleen Boyle (c.boyle@neu.edu)

The CIEE program at Dublin City University in Dublin is appropriate for students from a variety of disciplines who are well prepared academically for direct matriculation. The program is ideal for students wishing to take courses in international relations and communications and who wish to participate in the rich campus life of a small tight-knit university. The CIEE Study Center in Dublin is designed for students who are interested in taking courses in their major while also studying about and living in Ireland, and includes an internship option. The program at Dublin City University opened in fall 2005. DCU is an exciting, modern campus, buzzing with life. With over 100 clubs and societies, a very active student union, a student social events calendar overflowing with activities, and a student social center located in the heart of campus, DCU is a great place to study abroad. It is located close to the Dublin city center which is steeped in history and is renowned for its rich social and cultural life.

Courses

  • Semester: Students participating in this program are required to take five courses. Students will be charged Northeastern undergraduate tuition for 16 credits.  Should a student decide to transfer back a fifth course, he or she will then be charged an overload fee as defined on the Northeastern University Registrar’s website.  Please note: See Cost section for additional Study Abroad fees. Students take EIRE 3001 IREL History and Culture of Modern Ireland + four additional classes
  • Summer: Students enroll in 2 courses and receive 8 NU credits. Students must participate in both summer sessions to receive all 8 credits. The courses students will take are listed below:
  1. Required for Session 1: EIRE 3002 IRSU/HIST 3001 IRSU: The Shaping of Modern Ireland
  2. Required for Session 2: EIRE 3003 IRSU/HIST 3002 IRSU: Irish Culture and Society

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Host University

Established in the early 1980s, Dublin City University (DCU) has approximately 10,000 students. DCU offers its students multi-disciplinary programs, creating an environment that stimulates entrepreneurial awareness and activity through strong links with local and international businesses. The 85-acre campus compares to a traditional U.S. campus with central green areas, cafés, theater, a sports center, and a library. DCU is located 20 to 30 minutes by bus from downtown Dublin. Public transportation is easily accessible.

Eligibility Requirements

  • 2 completed terms at NU, one of which may be a summer term
  • GPA of at least 3.0
  • Transfer students and spring admits, please contact OISP for eligibility

Application Procedure

    • Online OISP application form
    • CIEE application form

      Please submit the following directly to OISP:

    • Official Transcript
    • Home School Nomination forms will be completed online (Completed by your OISP advisors).
    • Photocopy of Passport ID Page
    • One evaluation. If a program has a language prerequisite, the evaluation must be a language evaluation. The CIEE online application will prompt students and will send an email to their evaluator to as
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Cost

Fall 2014 or Spring 2015: $21,367

Includes: Northeastern University (NU) tuition for 16 NU credits ($21,267), and 24/7 worldwide emergency assistance ($100). Please note that this program requires students to take five courses. Should students choose to transfer back the fifth course, the student will be liable for an additional 4 credit overload fee ($5,317). Students are responsible for all other expenses, including housing and other non-academic costs for which they will be billed directly by the program provider or host institution. Students are also responsible for arranging and purchasing their own flights.

Ireland, Dublin: CIEE Dublin City University Study Abroad Program Budget (Semester)

 

Summer 1 2014: $10,295

Includes: Northeastern University (NU) tuition for 8 NU credits ($10,195), and 24/7 worldwide emergency assistance ($100). Students are responsible for all other expenses, including housing and other non-academic costs for which they will be billed directly by the program provider or host institution. Students are also responsible for arranging and purchasing their own flights.

Ireland, Dublin: CIEE Dublin City University Study Abroad Program Budget (Summer)

Accommodations

Students have a choice of homestay or a shared apartment in a campus residence. Homestays are evaluated by CIEE, located near DCU (readily served by the excellent public transport system in Dublin), and limited in availability. In the homestays, students have their own rooms, and breakfast and dinner are included. Lunch is the responsibility of the student. Academic year students are responsible for their own accommodation during winter break as staying with the homestay family during that period is not possible. The on-campus student residences house 1,000 undergraduate students. Students have their own room and small bathroom with a shared living, kitchen, and dining area. There are 3 to 6 individual rooms to each shared area. Students in on-campus apartments are responsible for all meals and are not included in the program fee. There are dining facilities and a small grocery store on campus.

Destination

Dublin is an ancient city that today is one of the most dynamic and fastest growing European capitals. With a young and vibrant population of over one million, it has enjoyed considerable economic growth in the last decade. While Dublin may be a city on the move, the charm, culture, and heritage of old Dublin is still apparent everywhere. It is perhaps the most literary city in the world with associations that include Joyce, Shaw, Swift, Wilde, and Beckett.