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Expand Your Horizons

UF in Ireland: Internship and Global Culture

Summer C 2024

As the world becomes globalized, today’s companies expect to hire graduates who can be effective in a global environment. In this course, students will learn about the different aspects and examples of cultural similarities and differences in a personal and professional setting, as well as the theories of intercultural communication and how to apply them in real world situations. Students will also learn about Irish culture and history from local experts and be able to develop an appreciation for the culture of their host country. Students may be placed in either Dublin or Galway, depending on the best internship placement for their field of study. On-the-ground support and cultural activities will be provided for students in both locations.

Course Information

College of Engineering

  • EGN 4932: Global Culture (3 credits)
  • EGN 4949: International Internship (3 credits)

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

  • IDS 4956: Global Culture (3 credits)
  • IDS 4944: International Internship (3 credits)

College of Agricultural & Life Sciences

  • IDS 4956: Global Culture (3 credits)
  • AEB 4941: International Internship (3 credits) 


Blending a high-energy, multinational professional culture with traditional Irish warmth and hospitality, Dublin has sprawling parks, quirky restaurants, and music and theatre by night. Dublin is not just a vibrant capital city - it’s an international centre of excellence for business, culture, and the arts. Galway is best known for its brightly colored cafes and pubs, eclectic street performers, and closeness to the famous Cliffs of Moher. In Galway, history and modernity unite to create an ideal environment for discovering Ireland’s culture, language, and people.


Students will stay in a student residence in either Dublin or Galway, with en-suite rooms and a shared kitchen and sitting room.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Open to all majors 
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Must be in good standing


Undergraduate Program Fee: $8,855

A $395 nonrefundable deposit toward the total cost of the program is due at the time of application. The remaining fees are due no later than 45 days prior to departure. If you receive financial aid, you can defer payment until it disburses. Deferment decisions will be based on the amount of aid to be received.

Program cost includes tuition for Tuition for 6 credits, housing, online pre-departure course, in-country orientation, airport transfer upon arrival, welcome mixer, 1-week public transportation card, professional workshops and company visit, cultural excursions, health insurance, and emergency medical assistance.

Round-trip airfare, meals, additional personal travel, and personal expenses are not included in this price.

Financial Aid

Most financial aid that you would receive on campus can be applied toward the cost of this program. However, all financial aid eligibility is determined by Student Financial Aid & Scholarships.


UFIC offers many study abroad scholarships, with various eligibility criteria. CALS scholarship
The Summer 2023 scholarship deadline is February 9, 2023. Apply on their website!

Program Directors

Students seeking more info should contact the program director specific to their college.