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  • Locations: Dublin, Ireland
  • Program Terms: Intersession
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: AIFS 
  • Restrictions: Scranton applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Intersession
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Intersession 2022 10/01/2021 10/15/2021 TBA TBA
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Instruction Language: English Click here for a definition of this term Fields of study: Literature
Minimum GPA: 3.0 Eligibility-Class: 02 Sophomore, 04 Junior, 05 Senior
Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Direct Enrollment Housing Options: Apartment
Click here for a definition of this term Meals/Dining: Prepare own food Host City: Dublin
Program Description:
Dublin, Ireland
  • Earn 3 semester credits during a 3-week January term studying abroad in lovely Dublin, Ireland.
  • Explore the best of Irish literary tradition and culture from 1900 to the present day with the literature course: Modern Irish Writing.
  • Housing included in double rooms with shared access to kitchen facilities.
  • To help you get a true taste of Irish culture, the AIFS team in Dublin arranges a variety of cultural and social activities including a guided walking tour of the city, a traditional Irish music night, a visit to the Guinness Storehouse, and sporting or theatre event.
  • A day trip to Wicklow, Glendalough, and Kilkenny is included    
  • Transcripts issued by Trinity College Dublin. 
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Over 50% of our students receive financial support from AIFS in the form of scholarships or grants.  
AIFS is recognized as a premier provider of study abroad programs. All-inclusive program fees cover tuition, housing, a meal plan, tours and excursions, insurance and 24-hour emergency service. Since 1964, more than 1.5 million students have traveled abroad with AIFS.


Study Irish literature on a January Term program with AIFS in Dublin, Ireland. By including your tuition, housing, meals, airfare and cultural activities in one guaranteed price, AIFS makes it simple for you to live and study in Dublin and experience all that this friendly Irish city has to offer.

AIFS students take in the sights of Dublin on a guided walking tour of the city, visit the famous Guinness Storehouse, and immerse themselves in the traditional culture with an evening of Irish music. The program also includes a day trip to a working farm and an optional trip to the bohemian city of Galway.

Trinity College Dublin

Founded in 1592 by Queen Elizabeth I, Trinity College Dublin is Ireland’s oldest and top-ranked university. Trinity’s 47-acre campus is packed with historic buildings, cobblestoned walkways and cutting-edge facilities, creating a tightly-knit community in the center of Dublin. Trinity’s alumni, including Oscar Wilde, Samuel Beckett, Jonathan Swift and Ernest Walton, have helped shape the modern world. Offering degrees in dozens of subjects, many ranking in the world’s top 100, Trinity blends four centuries of academic excellence with pioneering research and a vibrant student community in the heart of a European capital city.

Students taking the Modern Irish Writing course will be taught by expert faculty from the prestigious School of English at Trinity College Dublin, supported by advanced research and teaching assistants from the University. The School of English at Trinity is one of the oldest in Britain or Ireland, and in 1867 it founded the first ever Chair in English Literature. Teaching will take place in the Arts Building at Trinity College Dublin and specialist workshops will be taught in the historic Trinity library, built between 1712 and 1732, and at the Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin.

Students on the AIFS program will have access to the Trinity College Health Center, access to the college Wi-Fi network and reader tickets for reading and research privileges for the Trinity College libraries.

Program at a glance
  • 3-week January term study abroad in Dublin, Ireland
  • Open to college sophomores, juniors and seniors
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 required
  • Program fee includes tuition, housing, a meal plan, excursions and cultural activities, and more. Optional AIFS flight package available.
  • Earn 3 semester credits
  • Course in Modern Irish Writing
  • The local AIFS Resident Director and staff organize cultural activities and housing, act as a liaison between students and the university, and are available 24/7 in case of emergencies
  • Transcripts issued by Trinity College Dublin
  • LIT 315 (3 credits) | Modern Irish Writing