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University of Limerick Summer School
Limerick, Ireland (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer
Homepage: Click to visit
Restrictions: Scranton applicants only
Budget Sheets Summer
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 04/15/2018 04/30/2018 05/23/2018 06/13/2018
Fact Sheet:
Instruction Language: English Language Prereqs.: No prerequisites
Fields of study:
Communication/Media Studies, Culture, Law, Literature, Sociology Minimum GPA: 2.8
Eligibility-Class: 03 Second Semester Sophomore Credits/Term: 3-6
Program Type:
Foreign University Progam for International Students Housing Options: Apartment
Dining hall/meal plan
Program Description:

The University Of Limerick

The University campus is located on the banks of the river Shannon, at the heart of the 650-acre National Technological Park, three miles above the ancient city of Limerick. The University is composed of four constituent Faculties: the Kemmy Business School, the Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences, the Faculty of Education & Health Sciences and the Faculty of Science and Engineering. UL is also home to the Irish Academy of World Music and Dance. The University of Limerick is an independent, internationally focused university with 12,000 students and 1,313 staff. The University has a proud record of innovation in education and excellence in research and scholarship. UL offers 72 undergraduate programmes and 103 taught postgraduate programmes across four faculties: Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; Education and Health Sciences; Kemmy Business School; and Science and Engineering. With the River Shannon as a unifying focal point, the University is situated on a superb 133-hectare campus. Outstanding recreational, cultural and sporting facilities further enhance this exceptional learning and working environment. The campus is located 5km from Limerick city and 20km from Shannon International Airport. For more information on the University of Limerick, please see: University of Limerick International.


Limerick, with a population of about 80, 000, is the third largest city in the Republic of Ireland. Limerick is easily accessible by air, coach or train. The city is located 20km from Shannon International Airport. Limerick is renowned as a centre of excellence for technology. It is home to the National Technology Park of Ireland and to many international electronics and other high technology firms, including for example  Analogue Devices, Howmedica, Intel and Vistacon. Limerick offers its visitors an extensive range of attractions, museums and art galleries. For sporting enthusiasts Limerick offers a wide range of sports from Gaelic games such as hurling and  football to Limericks favourite sport, rugby. It is also home to the National Coaching and Training Centre of Ireland and Ireland’s first 50m Olympic swimming pool.


Summer 2018

Irish Studies Options (6 ECTS/3 US Credits):

  • Sociological Perspectives on Irish Society
  • Screening Ireland: Ireland in Film and Television
  • Creative Writing
  • Law in Ireland
  • Historical Perspectives of Justice in Ireland: Folk Devils, Fornicators and Families
  • Terrorism, Crime & Justice
  • Irish Myths and Legends
  • Modern Irish Theatre 

Business (6 ECTS/3 US Credits):

  • International Financial Markets and Trading 

Healthcare (6 ECTS/3 US Credits):

  • Discovering Self as a Healthcare Practitioner: an exciting mix of healthcare and mindfulness, open to all students. 

Physical Education – Sports Science (6 ECTS/3 US Credits):

  • Active Body – Active Mind