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  • Capital of Ireland
  • Ireland's political, theatrical and artistic center
  • Ideally located for travel to England, Scotland, and throughout Ireland
  • January to May --OR--
    September to December
Program Organization
Academic Program
  • IES "Irish General Studies" program*
  • Orientation with introduction to Irish language and culture
  • 20-25 IES courses in humanities and social sciences taught by Irish professors for U.S. students
  • Unpaid internships in arts, business, journalism, politics and social service
  • IES "Peace & Conflict Studies" program* (15 credit block studying the political, historical, social and cultural implications of Northern Ireland conflict)

*Note: IU selectively co-sponsors IES program offerings, including the one described on this page, but not all IES tracks/offerings. Please contact Overseas Study for clarification.

Course Load

  • Program requires enrollment in IES Center courses with option for a 3-credit internship.
  • Apartments with other American students
Additional Program Information

You may apply if you

  • are a student at any Indiana University campus who is making normal academic progress,
  • are in at least your fourth full-time semester of college,
  • are academically prepared for courses available on this program (primarily 300-level social sciences and humanities courses), and
  • have approximately a 3.0 cumulative GPA.
Complete eligibility criteria and selection criteria are outlined within the Academic Policies and Procedures of the Office of Overseas Study. Selection is based on maturity, seriousness of purpose, and appropriateness of match between program and applicant. Students on disciplinary probation during program period are not eligible.
Financial Aid
How to Apply for this Program

Application Deadline

  • Fall 2010: March 1, 2010
  • Spring 2011: September 2010

IU committee screens applications.

Notification of application status sent electronically within 4 weeks of application deadline.

Estimated Costs

Fall 2010 Semester

  • IU portion of fee: $640
  • IES portion of fee*: $16,755 (includes tuition, housing, health insurance, orientation)
  • Meals: $1,600
  • See IU Fee Sheet for additional cost and payment details.

*Program fee reflects discounted fee for IU students after benefit of the $1,500 IES Public University Grant.

Airfare, personal expenses and vacation travel additional.

Initial prepayment of $500 due April 5, 2010 for fall; October for spring.