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  • Locations: Maynooth, Ireland
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Program Website: Click Here for Additional Information
  • Program Sponsor: CCIS 
  • Restrictions: UW-Platteville Education Abroad applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2021 10/15/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
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Click here for a definition of this term Area of Study: Accounting, Biological & Environmental Sciences, Business, Business Finance, Business Law, Chemical Engineering, Communication, Computer Science, Ecology, Economics, Education, English, Environmental Science, Film, Foreign Studies, French, Geography, German, Greek, History, Hotel & Resort Management, Human Resource Development, Humanities, International Business, Jazz, Latin, Literature, Mathematics, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Social Science, Spanish Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Study Abroad
Click here for a definition of this term Program Model: Direct Click here for a definition of this term Language(s) of Instruction: English
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 3.0 Click here for a definition of this term Housing: Apartment (Shared), Dormitory
Click here for a definition of this term Years of Eligibility: Junior, Senior, Sophomore
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Ireland: National University of Ireland Maynooth, Maynooth

Overview

Founded in 1795, The National University of Ireland (NUI) Maynooth is Ireland's second oldest university institution. Building on a tradition of scholarship and excellence in all aspects of its teaching and research activities, NUI Maynooth is committed to being a world-class center of learning and academic discovery, while still retaining a uniquely friendly and personal atmosphere. NUI Maynooth has a long-standing international reputation for learning and academic excellence in the sciences and humanities. The university is committed to providing an environment in which students can learn, develop, and mature. The focus is on ensuring all students have an experience that will benefit them both personally and academically. The University's facilities include a fully equipped gymnasium, a weight room, playing fields, a swimming pool, and student union building. There are more than 150 active clubs and societies providing many opportunities for students to get involved in social, cultural, and sporting activities.

 
Location

The National University of Ireland at Maynooth is located in a quiet area of Maynooth, fifteen miles from the bustling Dublin city center, which is accessed by train and bus. The town offers a variety of shops and traditional Irish pubs.

 
CCIS

The College Consortium for International Studies (CCIS), a partnership of colleges and universities—two and four year, large and small, public and private, domestic and foreign—encompasses the broad spectrum of international higher education. CCIS members sponsor a variety of programs, notably study abroad programs and professional development seminars for faculty and administrators, which are designed to enhance international/intercultural perspectives within the academic community.





Program Overview

NUI Maynooth, founded in 1795, with a student body of about 6,000, is located in a quiet area of Maynooth, a suburb fifteen miles form the Dublin city center conveniently accessed by train. The town offers a variety of shops. Traditional Irish pubs, and other student attractions and excursions to limerick, Galway, Belfast, and other Irish towns are within three hours travel by train. In 1910 St. Maynooth became a recognized College of the National University of Ireland, and, since 1966, the College has been open to students of Arts, Sciences, Philosophy, Celtic Studies, and Theology. Anthropology, Sociology, and Physics are especially strong fields of study at NUI Maynooth.