Irish History, Politics, and Literature

  • Give yourself a dose of Irish culture this summer by studying abroad in Dublin, and earn credit while doing it!

  • Irish History, Politics, and Literature in Dublin introduces you to a wide variety of Irish studies topics while you experience life in Ireland's capital city.

  • Embark on a fascinating exploration of modern Irish literature, politics and history.


The program is offered through the Institute of Public Administration, a recognized college of the National University of Ireland that focuses exclusively on civil and public sector development. Classes will be held at the Institute's beautiful headquarters in the Ballsbridge section of Dublin, an upscale, residential neighborhood that also houses a large concentration of foreign embassies.

You will be enrolled in two courses: Irish Literature, which explores the works of major Irish writers, dramatists and poets, including illustrious figures such as James Joyce and W.B. Yeats and Irish History and Politics, covering the defining events of 20th-century Ireland. Both courses will meet throughout your six weeks in Ireland.

CreditsContact a Past Participant

You will earn the following hours of credit:

  • Summer program: 6 credits (3 credits per course)

Admission Requirements

GPA Requirements: 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

You must be in good academic standing and not on disciplinary probation. You need to submit a complete application including a transcript, letter of recommendation and an advisor's form before your application will be considered.

Application Deadline

  • March 31