Study Abroad In

Dublin, Ireland

Busy, bustling Dublin hums with a millennia’s worth of stories to be told, set against the soundscape of a thousand bands. Dublin has the feel of a village while it offers a wealth of different attractions which many visitors and international students are drawn to every year. The charm of the city lies in its warm friendliness and in making you feel at home as soon as you arrive. Ireland’s capital is easy to get around and offers a variety of cultural activities to keep you busy, including historical and literary tours, as well as some of the most exciting restaurants, bars, cafes, and night clubs in Europe.

When

New for May 22–June 19, 2014

Courses for summer 2014

• ENG/HIS Villains, Bastards, Knaves, and Rascals: Early Modern Poetry and Ireland – Stephanie Pietros, PhD ENGLAND

• SOC/CRI/HIS The Dons of Dublin: Exploring Organized Crime in Ireland – Jenifer Lee-Gonyea, PhD

• HLT/NUR 3177 Special Topics: Global Perspectives in Nursing (nursing students only) – Ann Corcoran, PhD and DianneLoMnudropnhy, PhD

• Fourth course to be determined

Facilities

All classes and lectures will be held at Griffith College in the center of  Dublin, making for a truly immersive Irish experience in a global city.

Additional information

Dublin is the youngest city in Europe, with almost 25% of the population younger than 25 years old!

Immersion Opportunities

• Trips to Galway and Belfast

• Tours of Kilmainham Gaol and Trinity College

Program Cost

Approximate costs are $6,450. Cost includes tuition and fees, airfare, airport reception, orientation, resident staff, apartment housing, excursions, immersion activities, vol- unteer opportunities, comprehensive medical insurance through HTH Worldwide. Food, books, spending money, and other travel expenses are NOT included.

Federal financial aid is now available for summer study abroad.

Academics

Students will choose two courses for a total of 6 cred- its. Students have the flexibility to choose the courses that best fit their academic needs. As a complement to classroom studies, students will also have the opportu- nity to participate in visits to local companies and places of interest related to the program. All classes meet for a total of 45 contact hours worth 3 credits each at MSMC.

Student Experience

In addition to providing top-notch educational opportunities, MSMC is dedicated to the student’s holistic experience while abroad. We have highly qualified academic support and a full-time site director, who over- sees the safety and well being of our students. A knowledgeable staff is quick to respond to any and all emergencies that may arise, night or day, and can direct students to local resources. In addition, the staff plans social events, trips and activities for students to do in their free time.

Admission

The rolling admission process ensures that students receive their acceptance letters in an appropriate time frame. Our policies on acceptance to the program help to ensure that students are capable of performing at the same academic standard as at their home college or university. A minimum of a 2.5 GPA is required for admission. Additionally all stu- dents must complete an application that includes a personal statement, and a letter of recommendation.

How to Apply

Students may apply online or download an application through our website at www.msmc.edu/studyabroad_apply. The Office of International Programs reviews applications on a rolling basis. The final deadline for applications is February 10, 2014.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

If you would like to request more information about MSMC’s study abroad programs, please contact us:

Emily Marmo, Director of International Programs
Mount Saint Mary College Office of International Programs
330 Powell Ave, Newburgh, NY 12550
emily.marmo@msmc.edu
845.569.3262
www.msmc.edu/studyabroad

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