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UF in Ireland - Language and Education
Donegal, Ireland; Dublin, Ireland (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Spring
Budget Sheets Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2019 10/15/2018 10/15/2018 TBA TBA
Fact Sheet:
Minimum GPA:
Program Advisor: Jill Ranaivoson
Type of Credit:
UF Course Registration: EDG 4930
Open to non-UF students:
Program Type: UF Sponsored
Field of Study: Education
Program Description:

UF in Ireland

Language and Education
Spring: April 29 - May 12, 2018

About the Program

The program is designed to give students an overview of the Irish Education System with specific focus on bilingual education. It has an intensive, practically-focused schedule that will augment students' studies at UF.

About the Location

Week one of this program takes place in the capital, Dublin, and week two takes place in County Donegal, which is located in North West Ireland. Field trips to a variety of locations in Ireland are incorporated into the program.


Dublin City center walking tour, Dublin City Bus Tour, field trip to Glasnevin Cemetery, guided trip to Gola Island, and an optional weekend cultural trip to Galway City and the Cliffs of Moher.


Twin placement Homestay accommodation is provided. This option includes breakfast and dinner Mondays through Fridays.

ATTEND workshops delivered from local faculty and practicing teachers
VISIT schools and national educational organizations and areas of cultural interest
EXPERIENCE a Dublin city centre walking tour
IMMERSE yourself in Irish culture

Carrigafoyle Castle

Course Information

College of Education
Course is taught by UF Faculty

EDG 4930 / EDG 6931: Language & Education in the Republic of Ireland (3 UF GPA credits)


  • open to all majors
  • 2.5 GPA or higher
  • students in good standing

Financial Aid

Most financial aid that you would receive on campus during the summer can be applied toward the cost of this study abroad program; however, all financial aid eligibility is determined by Student Financial Affairs. You must speak with your financial aid advisor to determine what aid can be applied to the cost of this study abroad program, including scholarships.

2018 Pricing

Undergraduate Program Fee: $3,410
Graduate Program Fee: $3,657

A $350 nonrefundable deposit toward the total cost of the program is due at the time of application. The remaining fees due no later than 45 days prior to departure. If you receive financial aid, you can defer payment until it disburses.

What's Included:

Tuition for 3 credits, pre-departure guides, on-site program and location orientation, host family accomodation, welcome dinner, workshops, and five field trips focusing on various aspects of Irish culture.

What's Not Included:

Round-trip airfare to Ireland, some meals, additional personal travel, and personal expenses.

UFIC Study Abroad Advisor
Jill Ranaivoson

Faculty Program Director
Dr. Maria Coady