University of Limerick: Limerick - Direct Enrollment & Exchange
The UL Study Abroad programme is open to international students who wish to spend a semester or year at UL earning academic credit that is recognized by their home institution. Incoming students on the Study Abroad programme are from the USA, Japa... read more
I met so many people from all over, which in itself is invaluable. The biggest thing I gained was learning from different people's perspectives and how it changed my own! Drew McDonagh - Birmingham-Southern College View Entire Review
I gained knowledge about a different side of the world! I know a lot about the Irish school system and how their society works. I was also able to become more independent. It was very worthwhile and I would do it all over again if I could! Vanessa Westen - Upper Iowa University View Entire Review
I loved my time there. Even without traveling outside the country, there is so much to do and see in Ireland itself. The people were wonderful, and I really enjoyed my classes. Josephine - The University of Texas at Austin View Entire Review
I did an exchange program, so I happened to be the only student from UT to study abroad at UL. Turned out to be one of the most eyeopening and best experiences of my life. I would recommend an exchange program to anyone studying abroad. The international society on campus had so many different events to meet people, that I quic... mallory.melott - The University of Texas at Austin View Entire Review
I made tons of friends from all over the country and the world. I got to immerse myself in Irish culture and see which stereotypes were true. I shattered some stereotypes of Texans, too. I came home with the desire to travel my own country and see the fun things it in too. It was definitely worthwhile and I wish I could go back. Stephanie S - The University of Texas at Austin View Entire Review
I learned a lot about Irish culture and learned about environmental issues as they perceive them in my classes. It was defiantly worth my time because i can bring that perspective back to America. Carley B - Truman State University View Entire Review
a cultural education that I never could have gained not going to another country. Met some of the best people in the world. Became best friends with the people that went of the trip with me. A student - Illinois State University View Entire Review
I came into Ireland thinking that it would be very similar to the United States, and I was blown away by how wrong I was. From superficial things such as the accents, the food, and driving on the "wrong" side of the road, to deeper cultural aspects such as strongly rooted traditions and the importance of family. Traveling to oth... A student - Middlebury College View Entire Review
I gained a lot of confidence. I gained friends of a life time who I miss every day. I gained a closer relationship with my family. It was all definitely worthwhile. A student - Illinois State University View Entire Review
Very worthwhile Ellie R - Truman State University View Entire Review
Best experience of my life. Mackenzie N - Illinois State University View Entire Review
It was worth while, but i just wish the education part would have been more helpful. Kelly N - Illinois State University View Entire Review
I gained a lot from this experience I would definitely do it again. Mariah M - Illinois State University View Entire Review
I've learned a lot about independence and traveling. I've learned a lot about myself and how I react to different situations and while there were issues with the University, I wouldn't give up this experience for anything. I may not have learned much academic learning but I did learn real life experience. A student - Truman State University View Entire Review
I learned how much I love to travel but I also learned how much I appreciate home as well. Karissa Wilson - Truman State University View Entire Review
Study abroad was the scariest, coolest, most thrilling and most fun thing I have ever done. I learned so much about my favorite culture and many others too. The things I learned while abroad are things I would never be able to learn at home and it's an opportunity of a lifetime. To travel on your own and be so independent at thi... Haley O - Marywood University View Entire Review
While in Ireland, travel as much as you can. Traveling is easy and relatively inexpensive, both in the country and to the continent. The Irish are incredibly friendly, helpful, and witty. You'll learn a lot about the culture and people as long as you're open minded, you'll have quite an adventure. It'll be the craic! Nicole L - The University of Texas at Austin View Entire Review
I learned how to be independent and gained self-confidence. I also learned a lot about the world and myself, along with the actual classes I attended. It was absolutely worthwhile and I would suggest it to anyone. Emily M - Illinois State University View Entire Review
I learned how to be a better person. I grew academically but more importantly I grew as a person from my experiences. I appreciate so much more in life. A student - Illinois State University View Entire Review
i learned so much about the irish culture. I also learned that people live very differently from me and how to adapt to meet the needs for that culture. michelle b - Illinois State University View Entire Review
It was worthwhile. I learned that I can be very accepting of other peoples cultures...I lived with four Irish males and they reminded me everyday that I was American. It made me realize how many opportunities I have in America. I gained a better sense of direction because I was always navigating around cities that were new to ... Rachael C - Roger Williams University View Entire Review
I learned so much during my time abroad. I grew so much as a person and I think that EVERY student should study abroad. It creates such well-rounded adults and it would be amazing for a university to produce graduates of this stature. Because of this experience, I am now interested in getting my Masters in Student Administrat... A student - Illinois State University View Entire Review
Going abroad was worthwiled and I would do it all over again if I could. I learned so much about myself while abroad and just how the other side of the world lives. I loved living in a different country and immersing myself in their culture. Michelle L - Roger Williams University View Entire Review
When I came home, I instantly wanted to do it all over again, despite some challenges. Carina F - Plymouth State University View Entire Review
Of course, I would encourage anyone who likes to travel and doesn't mind being away from home to study abroad. It was by far the best experience of my life. I would do it all over again in a heart bear. Caroline M - Pennsylvania State University - Altoona View Entire Review
The UL Study Abroad programme is open to international students who wish to spend a semester or year at UL earning academic credit that is recognized by their home institution. Incoming students on the Study Abroad programme are from the USA, Japan, Thailand, China, Korea, Australia and many European countries. The University of Limerick offers modules across 4 colleges, Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences, Business, Education & Health Sciences and Science & Engineering.
Ø Fully integrated environment: You will be integrated with Irish and other international students for classes, on-campus accommodation and clubs & societies.
Ø Extensive choice of modules: You can choose modules from across all faculties to fulfil major, minor and/or general education requirements.
Ø Two-week trial period: You have a two-week trial period on your initial module choice. This ensures that the modules you select are at an appropriate level and that you are comfortable with your choices.
Ø Sport: You will be given complementary membership of the University Arena (sports centre).
Ø Field trips and student events: The International Office organises a number of off campus activities each semester. These include a special Thanksgiving dinner in the Fall and organised trips to Dublin and West of Ireland tourist attractions. We also work with the International Society at UL to promote other trips and activities which are offered at discount prices to students.
Ø Tailored Orientation Programme: We offer a specific Study Abroad Orientation each semester. The programme includes day-time and evening events and takes place prior to week 1. It is an ideal way to settle in, meet other students and familiarise yourself with the campus before lectures start!
Ø Airport pick up: Students are collected from Shannon International Airport each semester on the Tues/Wed prior to orientation.
Ø Excellent support services: We encourage you to keep in touch with the office while on campus. We offer information and advice on immigration, accommodation and culture. We also provide specific pre-examination and pre-departure meetings at the end of each semester.
Ø Further details on our Study Abroad Programme are available at http://www.studentliving.ul.ie/index.jsp?p=116&n=129 Ø Closing date for applications: Fall & Year programmes:1 June. Spring Semester:1 November.
Program Type(s):Study Abroad
- Academic Year