AIFS Study Abroad in Limerick, Ireland: Semester or Academic Year

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Spend a semester or academic year in the charming city of Limerick, Ireland with AIFS! You’ll earn up to 15 credits per semester at the University of Limerick (UL). Courses are taught in English.
The University of Limerick offers credit-bearing service learning opportunities for AIFS students. Community projects bring students, UL academic staff, and community partners together to focus on a specific area of need within the local community.
You’ll live in university townhouses just a 10-15-minute walk from the main classroom buildings. A meal allowance is included to subsidize the cost of meals and groceries.
Cultural and social activities, as well as a trip to the West of Ireland, a 2-day trip to the Aran Islands, a day trip to Dublin (fall semester), a 3-day trip to Cork (fall semester), a day trip to Killarney (spring semester), and a 3-day trip to Galway (spring semester) are all included.
A 2-night tour of London, England is included for students on the AIFS Flight Package.

Highlights
  • 2-day trip to the Aran Islands
  • 3-day trip to Cork (fall semester); 3-day trip to Galway (spring semester)
  • Transcripts issued by University of Limerick

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Reviews

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  • Academics 8.1
  • Support 9.5
  • Fun 8.3
  • Housing 9.2
  • Safety 9.4
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Kimberly Anastasi
Kimberly
10/10

Wonderful experience!

At first I was very nervous to study abroad. I was coming from a small Christian school and didn't know what to expect. I fell in love with Ireland. Studying abroad really is one of the best experiences of my life. Everything I had been so afraid of ended up turning out to be just fine. I would definitely recommend studying at UL to anyone!

Yes, I recommend this program
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KAC
10/10

Best time of my life

My 6 months in Limerick were nothing short of extraordinary. Traveling in Ireland and to other European cities was a breeze -- everyone was so helpful and friendly. The AIFS staff coordinated excellent trips and provided all the support that you'd need to study abroad. 10 out of 10!

Yes, I recommend this program
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amcase
10/10

Grand Experience

My semester at UL was one of the best experiences of my life. Not only did I learn a lot about the culture, but I also learned a lot about myself. I stepped out of my comfort zone and experienced so many new things I never dreamed of.

While there I also made several friends whom to this day I still skype and keep in touch with most of them.

AIFS made my time in Limerick amazing and I've already started saving up to go back.

One thing I would recommend though, is have a lot of back up classes that will transfer back. I had issues with classes not being offered when I arrived. But the staff was helpful and we worked it all out.

Yes, I recommend this program
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bigreda54
10/10

My experience at UL was unbelievable and I am trying to figure out a way to get back to Ireland.

I think the class schedule was great and allowed all of the students to travel on the weekends and get the most out of their time overseas. The way that the classes were structured gave us more of a voice and it was a discussion as opposed to a full lecture. The attitude of the Irish people is very laid back and refreshing compared to how rushed we are in the states. I would go again in a second so if you are considering it just go for it and prepare to have the time of your life.

Yes, I recommend this program
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AJones
10/10

Fantastic Experience

I would highly recommend this program to anyone interested in visiting Ireland. There was a great balance of academics and traveling. I really feel like I experienced the full Irish culture.

Yes, I recommend this program

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