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  • Locations: Cork, Ireland
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English Suggested GPA: 3.0
ICIP Required: Yes Housing Options: Student Apartment
Community Based Learning: No Ability to work abroad: No
Board: No Board Program Exception Flag: None
Program Sponsorship: Holy Cross Office of Study Abroad Visa required for U.S. passport holders: No
Earned Academic Credit: Yes
Program Description:

Cork, IrelandCork, Ireland

Cork, IrelandPhoto 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?).
University website:
Study Abroad website:
Student life/campus activities: and
Calendar:  (see “Visiting US and Non-EU Orientation and Semester Dates”)
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:
Housing deposits: 250 EUR
Registration info: 60 credits per year (30 per term) are a full course load; Early Start Semester does not count towards the semester/year course load.
ICIP required: Yes for academic-year students (can be fulfilled with 2 semesters of Irish language, language classes will not count towards the required 60 credits).
Other requirements: n/a
Courses previously taken by Holy Cross students:
On left-side menu, click on Courses Taken Abroad for Holy Cross Credit then select program.
Grade equivalency sheet: Available on Holy Cross Registrar’s website:
*Note: In Ireland, classes are called “modules” and majors are called “courses.”
All information listed above is subject to change.

For more information, please contact:
Angie Woodmansee, Assistant Director
Phone: 508-793-3053
Office: Smith 218


Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.