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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


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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. For term dates, please refer to the academic calendar.


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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 Aid
Participants will pay tuition, room, and fees directly to Creighton University and receive the equivalent at the University of Limerick. Students will be responsible for meals, an accommodation deposit, and all traveling expenses. If eligible, institutional aid and federal financial aid are portable. However, once the Creighton aid is subtracted from Limerick's total bill, there must be at least $3,000 that is paid by federal aid or out of pocket. Tuition Remission and FACHEX Tuition Exchange may be portable, but are subject to the $3,000 clause as stated above. Please check with the CU Financial Aid Office for specific inquiries. Participants are also required to purchase Creighton's insurance for international activity (purchased through GEO).

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.


Students at Newgrange

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 Suggested Creighton Course Equivalents Here


Scholarship Opportunities

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UL are offering 100 scholarships to Generation Study Partners. €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

Deadlines: November 1 (Spring), June 1 (Autumn)

Personal Statement Criteria: The personal statement may include but not be limited to:
-  the interest, ability, and potential of the candidate to study abroad
-  the existence and severity of any disadvantages or barriers which may prevent or impede the candidate from studying abroad
-  how receiving the IIE Generation Study Abroad Scholarship from UL will benefit the candidate
-  the candidate's motivation, commitment, and disposition to benefit from a successful study abroad experience

How to Apply: Email Study.Abroad@ul.ie, include:
-  a transcript of results
-  a recommendation from a professor, (if necessary this can be forwarded to UL directly by the professor to the study.abroad@ul.ie email address)
-  personal statement

Students at Glendalough

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. The staff in the international office are all very helpful and will be glad to assist you with any questions that you have.


Students at Powerscourt

Application


Requirements
A GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale is required for direct entry.


Students at Trinity 2015

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
Spring Semester 2018 10/01/2017 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** 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.