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Creighton in Ireland
Limerick, Ireland (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Fall Semester,
Spring Semester
Program Dates & Deadlines: Click here to view
Restrictions: Creighton applicants only
Fact Sheet:
Program Sponsorship: Creighton Sponsored Program Program Type: Affiliate Program
Minimum GPA Requirement: 2.9 Language of Instruction: English
Housing Options: University/Student Housing Open to Non-Creighton Students?: No
Program Description:

Overview

The City
Limerick is Ireland's third largest city. There are many cultural and historical sights such as castles, hunt museums, and galleries. Limerick has a close proximity to the airport and has good links to the rest of Ireland. There are both public and private transportation to all other major cities in Ireland and Europe.

The University of Limerick
UL is located on a riverside campus in the heart of the 600 acre National Technological Park at Plassey, three miles above the ancient city of Limerick. UL enrolls over 6,000 full-time and 3,000 part-time students. Creighton's affiliate program in Limerick, Ireland is open to a limited number of students each year.  Visiting students are fully integrated into the student body and take courses alongside international and Irish students.

Program Duration
Autumn Semester typically runs from September to December. The Spring Semester typically runs from the end of January to May.

Spring Semester 2018 Dates:
Airport pickup days: January 15-16, 2018
Orientation Week: January 15-19, 2018
Classes: January 22 - April 27, 2018
Easter Break: March 26 - April 3, 2018
Final Exams: May 2-14, 2018

Additional Resources
-  Limerick's Study Abroad Programme Brochure
-  On-Campus Accommodation Brochure **(CU students are housed in Kilmurray Village)
-  Limerick's Sporting Complex Brochure
-  What to See and Do in the Limerick Area



Costs

Financial Information
 
  Pay to Creighton Pay to Host University Student Responsibility N/A
Tuition X      
Room X      
Board       X
Fees X      
Housing Application Fee     X  
Visa     Appx. $350  
Flight     X  
Creighton Security Program $100      

If eligible, institutional aid and federal financial aid are portable.  Tuition remission and FACHEX may be portable, however there must be at least $3,000 paid by federal aid or out of pocket.  Please check with the CU Financial Aid Office for specific inquiries. ?

Housing
Students live in row houses in Kilmurry Village.  Students live with approximately 3 other international and Irish students. Students will pay Creighton at the Kiewit freshman standard double rate that can be found on the Creighton housing website.

Scholarship Opportunities
- UL are offering 100 scholarships to Generation Study Partners
- Award is a €500 tuition reduction
- Scholarship Criteria: STEM and/or LGBTQ student, minimum 3.0 GPA, Full-Time undergraduate student in the US, 1 recommendation from a Professor, Personal Statement
Find out more!

 

Academics

Courses
Students are required to take a minimum of 15 credit hours (5 courses) while at the University of Limerick. Nursing students must enroll in four courses as well as two online Nursing courses at Creighton.  There are a wide variety of courses to choose from in all 6 of UL's colleges: Business, Education, Humanities,  Engineering, Informatics & Electronics, and Science.  View course module guides on Limerick's study abroad website: check the left-hand navigation bar.

View a limited list of Suggested Creighton Course Equivalents

Orientation

On-Site Assistance
The International Office at the University of Limerick will support you throughout your stay. Prior to the beginning of each semester, they also host a two-day mandatory orientation to the university and city.

Visa
The International Office will schedule your appointment with the immigration bureau and inform you of the date and time at which you should meet to register for your study visa.

Spring Semester 2018 Dates:
Airport pickup days: January 15-16, 2018
Orientation Week: January 15-19, 2018
Classes: January 22 - April 27, 2018
Easter Break: March 26 - April 3, 2018
Final Exams: May 2-14, 2018

Practicum

Participate in a 3-credit Practicum on any number of projects in Limerick through UL EngageFind out more about this opportunity.

Contacts

For questions, please e-mail studyabroadadvisor@creighton.edu, or call the Global Engagement Office at 402-280-2221.

To make a student appointment, please call the Global Engagement Office, or schedule online through Creighton Connect:
     - Go to http://www.creighton.edu/creightonconnect/
     - Click on “Access Creighton Connect”
     - Log in with your NetID@creighton.edu and Blue Password
     - Under Services, search “Curran”
     - Click on “Members”, then “Schedule an Appointment”


Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall Semester 2018 03/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission 01/15/2018 05/14/2018

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.