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  • Locations: Dublin, Ireland
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Restrictions: SMC-CA applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Minimum GPA: 3.0 Eligible Class Standing: 2 Sophomore, 3 Junior, 4 Senior
Language of Instruction: English Study Abroad Program Type: Lasallian International Programs Consortium
Housing: Dormitory Field of Study: Business Administration
Program Description:


“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.” – Marcel Proust

Program Highlights

Spend a semester studying at one of Ireland’s leading universities, University College Dublin
Take regular university courses alongside other Irish and international students
Live in the city where writers such as Jonathan Swift, Oscar Wilde, Oliver Goldsmith, Bernard Shaw and James Joyce all once called their home!


You will take courses while you are in Dublin – Irish History and Culture and Dublin Internship.  The Irish History and Culture course will be taught intensively during the first week of the program and will include field trips to historically important sites.  The Dublin Internship course will complement the internship placement, culminating in the presentation of a research paper related to your internship.

Course Offerings


UCD-Quinn will work with you prior to your arrival to Dublin to place you in an internship at a leading Irish or International company in one of the following areas:
  • Accounting
  • Banking and Finance
  • Business Management and International Business
  • Human Resources Management
  • Management Information Systems/Information Technology
  • Marketing

Placements for past participants have included internships at IBM, Vodafone, Bank of Scotland, Aer Aran, Accenture, American Chamber of Commerce, GE Money, Bank of Ireland, and Price Waterhouse & Coopers (PwC).

SMC UCD pre-approved courses (NOTE: Please make sure that the courses are offered during the semester that you are studying abroad).

Eligibility Requirements

  • At least sophomore year standing (junior for some programs), SMC, Exchange & Lasallian programs meet senior residence requirements;
  • An average of a 3.0 minimum cumulative AND major GPA;
  • Confirmation of a clear record of disciplinary conduct with Residence Life

Application Process

  • Click on the "Apply Now" button on top right hand of this page to begin the process
  • Deadline: March 1st
  • Selection results will be announced early April
  • Full Tuition and Fees will be due early May


Summer 2018 Fees:
*Tuition and fees includes the following: tuition, housing, and medical insurance.
*Tuition & Fees $8,045
Travel (Estimated International Flight) $1,000
Student Visa N/A
Books (Estimated) $200
Personal Expenses (Estimated) $1000
Study Abroad Deposit (due one month after acceptance) $600
UCD Security/Housing Deposit $250
Application Fee N/A
Study Abroad Fee $30
 *NOTE: Tuition does not include excursion/lab/material fees associated with courses taken. Students are charged additional related course fees directly.
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Host University


Photo Credits: University College Dublin Blog

This Lasallian International Programs Consortium opportunity is offered through Lewis University in collaboration with University College Dublin (UCD).  Spend the summer studying at Ireland’s leading business school while participating in a credit-bearing internship. During this eight week program, you will study Irish culture and history at the University College, Dublin - Quinn School of Business (UCD Quinn) and participate in a six week credit-bearing internship coordinated by UCD Quinn.

Ireland is country with a rich artistic legacy, a complex history, and stunning landscapes. Dublin, the capital, is often called the city of writers due to its association with some of the greatest writers in the English language. Jonathan Swift, Oscar Wilde, Oliver Goldsmith, Bernard Shaw and James Joyce were just a few of the writers who once called this exciting city their home.


You will be housed in on-campus accommodations during your time at the UCD Quinn School.  On-campus accommodations consist of residences on the Belfield and Blackrock campuses that have two, three, four, and five room self-catered apartments. These apartments are fully equipped and furnished except for kitchen/tableware. You can either bring these items with you or purchase them at the local shops, or purchase a ready-made kit through UCD’s Accommodation Office. On-campus accommodations are limited, however, so UCD Quinn cannot guarantee that all participants will placed in them.

In the rare instance when on-campus accommodations cannot be arranged, off-campus accommodations may be a possibility.  You will be assisted by both the UCD Quinn Study Abroad Programme and the UCD Accommodation Office to find suitable housing – usually in an apartment or house. If you prefer to be in a homestay, UCD holds a list of families who offer bed, breakfast and evening meal for either five or seven days per week.

This program is currently not accepting applications.