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  • Locations: Galway, Ireland
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: Arcadia 
  • Restrictions: U of A applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year U of A Application Deadline U of A Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2024 04/01/2024
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Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2024-2025 04/01/2024
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Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2025 11/01/2024 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** If you are applying for an external program, please note the U of A application deadline listed may be different than the external program provider's application deadline.

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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Study Abroad Advisor: Bumpers College: Miranda Behrends, College of Architecture & Design: Brian Poepsel, College of Education & Health Professions: Miranda Behrends, College of Engineering: Madison Barnes, Fulbright College: Katie Sabo, Walton College: Kat Stoddard Type of Program: External
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 3.0 Credit Hours Available: Between 12-18 Credit Hours
Area of Study: Biochemistry, Biology, Business (Accounting), Business (Economics), Business (Finance), Business (General), Business (Management), Business (Mktg & Logistics), Chemistry, Classical Studies, Communication, Computer Science, Creative Writing, Criminal Justice, Dance, Engineering, English, European Studies, French, Gender Studies, Geography, Geology, German, Greek, History, Italian, Law, Mathematics, Medieval & Renaissance Studies, Philosophy, Physics, Plant Science, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Spanish, Wildlife Habitat Program Duration: Academic Year, Semester, Varies
Credit Type: Transfer Credit Language of Instruction: English
Open to non-U of A students?: No Open to Graduate Students?: No
Housing Options: Apartment COVID-19 Vaccination: Vendor strongly recommends (Arcadia); https://studyabroad.uark.edu/pandemic-studyabroad/
Program Description:

Arcadia - University of Galway
Outstanding academics in an idyllic setting

The vibrant cultural heritage of Galway city, known as the Cultural Capital of Ireland, will be a unique and impressive part of your academic and social experience at the University of Galway. With its bookstores, arts and crafts, music and theatre, pubs, shops, cafes, and restaurants Galway offers a treasure trove of lively history and culture on Ireland's famous west coast.

The picturesque campus, over 160 years old, is a mere 10-15 minute walk or ride from the center of Galway. While classes are taught in English, the university maintains a strong commitment to the Irish language which you'll hear spoken on campus and throughout the local area.

You’ll be able to choose from the University's extensive variety of course offerings in the humanities, sciences, business, engineering, and law. To make the most out of the study abroad experience, many students take advantage of courses in Irish history, language, and culture.

 
  • Innovative research in nanotechnology, Celtic civilization, human settlement, historical change, and integrated digital enterprises are just a few academic specialties.
 
  • In 2012, the university was awarded a prestigious five-star rating from the QS Stars rating system and received the maximum ratings in several key areas including research, teaching, internationalisation, facilities, engagement, and innovation.
 
  • Two special options for study abroad students are service learning and practice-based learning of indigenous Irish music, song, and dance.
 
  • Virtual Internship Option: Replace one elective course with a virtual internship through Arcadia to add international professional experience to your resume. See the Internship Placement Guide for information about placement details.
 
  • Travel to fascinating places of interest that enhance your cultural immersion and give a meaningful context to your academic courses, through Arcadia's planned Excursions and Activities.
 
WHY ARCADIA?

Arcadia is a nationally recognized leader in higher education, offering exceptional study, research, and internship experiences for students from colleges and universities across the US. Our unique combination of customized, diverse academic programming and comprehensive support allows students to explore new worlds, get to know themselves, boost their resumes for future job opportunities and graduate school, and experience the incredible growth and shifts in perspective that a culturally immersive experience can deliver.


Please visit the Arcadia website for dates and the latest program information.