Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Erickson '15 - "Irish Patchwork", Dromberg Circle, West Cork, Ireland
Name: University College Cork Location: Cork, Ireland University size: 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students University founded: 1845
Terms available: academic year; fall semester upon approval Dates: mid-August to mid-May (academic year); mid-August to late December (fall semester) Pre-university program: Early Start Semester required (students choose from six options: Irish Archaeology; Irish Folklore and Tradition; Irish History and Modern Ireland; Literatures in Ireland; Irish Traditional Music; Management and Marketing in the EU). Students also have the option of completing one of several Certificates at UCC, depending on the modules they take (see the Study Abroad Website below for more information under “What Can I Study?).
Visa fees: Garda (police) registration fee is 300 EUR. Visa not required for U.S. citizens (students must show access to $3,000 when registering with the Garda National in Ireland). Non-US citizens must check visa requirements for their country of citizenship:http://www.inis.gov.ie/ Housing deposits: 250 EUR