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|Restrictions:||UK applicants only|
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|Experience Type:||Study Abroad||Area of Study:||Anthropology, Art History, Business, Classics, Economics, Engineering, English, European Studies, Film, Finance, Gender and Women's Studies, Geography, History, Linguistics, Management, Mathematics, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Religious Studies, Sociology, Statistics, Theater|
|Course Language:||English||Minimum Language Requirement:||None|
|Housing Options:||Apartment(shared), Residence Hall||Eligibility:||1-Freshman, 2-Sophomore, 3-Junior, 4-Senior|
|Minimum GPA:||3||Student Type:||Undergraduate students only|
|Advisor:||http://www.uky.edu/international/the_team||UK Travel Medical Insurance:||Provided by program partner|
|Approved for VA Benefits:||Previously Approved|
Study at University College Dublin
University College Dublin (UCD) combines the excitement of living in Dublin with the convenience of studying at a suburban campus. With over 25,000 students on its 300 acre site, only 3 miles from the center of Dublin, UCD offers the housing, entertainment, and recreational facilities you expect to find on a campus.
Located in the Republic's capital, UCD is the largest of the colleges which forms the National University of Ireland. In addition to its favorable location and vibrant campus life, the University has other excellent features, including a newly renovated Student Center.
You'll appreciate that UCD follows a semester calendar similar to that of many U.S. colleges and universities. This means you'll finish your studies in time to be home for the holidays during the fall semester and for the start of summer vacation during the spring semester.
The selection of UCD colleges includes:
- Arts, Celtic Studies and Human Sciences
- Quinn School of Business
- Engineering and Architecture
- Agriculture, Food Science and Nutrition
Some of the subjects you can choose from include architecture, history, English literature, languages, politics, economics, geography, music, philosophy, biology, chemistry, physics and engineering. Typically students will take six courses per semester earning 15 semester hours of credit.
An Arcadia program isn't just about enrolling you in an overseas institution, however. It's about all of the services that we provide. We encourage you to contact your program manager for advice on the application process, choosing courses, or simply what you should pack. Once you arrive in Ireland, our resident director will lead an orientation program in Dublin that will introduce you to the culture, history and politics of Ireland as well as preparing you for the academic challenges of studying in a different educational system.
Fall Semester and Academic Year: April 20
Spring Semester: October 15
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This program is open to undergraduate students from all academic disciplines.
Students will earn transfer credit from Arcadia University. For all successfully completed courses, the credit hours, course title and course equivalency will be indicated on the UK transcript. Students must complete the coursework during this program according to the established guidelines by Arcadia University. The grades earned will be important to progression in future academic endeavors, including graduate or professional school. However, the grades earned will NOT be indicated on the UK transcript. For more information visit the Education Abroad Academic Credit website.
PRIOR to participating in this program, students must complete an Academic Approval Form (AAF). The AAF indicates how the courses will be used, or course equivalency, once they are transferred back to UK. Instructions on how to complete the AAF are included in the application materials.
Upon completion of the term abroad, the transcript should be sent to the UK Education Abroad office. Once received, the Education Abroad staff will coordinate the transfer of credits to UK.
All students will be enrolled in ISP 599: Study Abroad (1 credit hour) during their term abroad.
Housing & Meals
Students will be housed in the international residence hall on the University College Dublin campus.
Meals are not inlcuded in the program fee.
Scholarships & Financial Aid
Students are strongly encouraged to explore all funding opportunities for programs abroad. There are numerous opportunities available based on the area of study, program type, length, and country of destination.
Many financial aid packages (scholarships, loans and grants) used for on-campus study can be applied to education abroad programs. Students who qualify for financial aid should consult with their UK Financial Aid counselor as soon as possible to apply for funding.
The Education Abroad at UK Scholarship - The campus-wide Selection Committee awards need-based scholarships to UK students in the amounts of $750, $1,000 and $1,500. The deadline for application materials is March 1 for Summer/Fall programs and October 1 for Spring/Winter programs.
Arcadia has scholarships of up to $1000 available to students participating on Celtic Blue programs.
For more information about scholarship and funding opportunities, please visit the UK Education Abroad Financial Aid & Scholarships resource page.
Students must complete two applications to participate in this program - one to UK Education Abroad and one to our Arcadia partner. For the Arcadia partner application visit the Arcadia website.
Costs and cancellation policies vary by program, so it is important to review this information very carefully. For more information on program costs, please see the "Fees and Policies" information page (the link is in the program header at the top of this website).
Passport & Visa Requirements
Participants must have a passport valid for at least 6 months after the expected date of return to the U.S. The Wildcat Passport Acceptance Facility, in the UK Student Center, accepts U.S. Passport applications. For more information about U.S. Passport applications please visit the U.S. Department of State website.
U.S. passport holders must obtain a visa for entry into Ireland (for a stay longer than 90 days) and have a passport that is valid for at least 6 months from the anticipated date of return. Please consult the Irish Embassy website or your Education Abroad advisor for more information. Students should pay careful attention to the amount of time required to obtain the visa. It is strongly suggested that students work with a visa expediting service, such as A Briggs or VisaHQ to obtain the visa.
Travel Medical Insurance
All participants of this program will be enrolled in travel medical insurance via the partner provider, Arcadia. Participants wishing to travel before of after the official program dates are strongly encouraged to purchase additional coverage for the extended dates via UK Education Abroad. Please see the UK Education Abroad Health & Safety webpage for more information. There is an option to purchase the extended coverage in the application.
For More Information
For additional information about this program, please contact:
EA Peer Ambassadors, Education Abroad Resource Center, 315 Bradley Hall
EA Advisors assist students according to academic major. To find your EA Advisor visit the EA Contact website.
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|Dates / Deadlines:|
|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Spring||2015||11/01/2014 **||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|
** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.