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  • Locations: Ballyvaughan, Ireland
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: IFSA 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year U of A Application Deadline U of A Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2024 11/01/2023
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Rolling Admission 01/03/2024 04/20/2024
Fall 2024 04/01/2024 ** Rolling Admission 08/02/2024 12/10/2024
Academic Year 2024-2025 04/01/2024 ** Rolling Admission 08/20/2024 04/20/2025
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: Madison Barnes, College of Architecture & Design: Brian Poepsel, College of Education & Health Professions: Madison Barnes, College of Engineering: Madison Barnes, Fulbright College: Katie Sabo, Walton College: Kat Stoddard Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 3.0
Credit Hours Available: Between 12-18 Credit Hours Area of Study: Art, Creative Writing, European Studies, Photography, Plant Science
Program Duration: Academic Year, Semester Credit Type: Transfer Credit
Language of Instruction: English Open to non-U of A students?: No
Open to Graduate Students?: No Click here for a definition of this term Automatic Discounts: $2,000/semester
Housing Options: Independent COVID-19 Vaccination: Vendor strongly recommends (IFSA); https://studyabroad.uark.edu/pandemic-studyabroad/
Program Description:
 
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Study Abroad in IRELAND

Burren College of Art


 

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About this Program
Find your inspiration on the beautiful west coast of Ireland! Hone your craft with a small cohort of devoted and practicing artists on the grounds of a restored 16th-century castle. With your own dedicated studio space and individualized tutorials, unlock your creativity and pursue your passion with undivided attention.


About Burren
Located on the west coast of Ireland in County Clare, The spectacular bare and stoney beauty of Burren has inspired poets and artists alike including poet, W.B. Yeats, painter,Sir Sidney Nolan, and artist, Seamus Heaney to name a few. The historic countryside includes megalithic tombs, prehistoric burial mounds, Bronze and Iron Age forts, ancient settlements, churches, monasteries, and medieval castles. 

Program Benefits

  • Live and learn in a beautiful retreat-like setting located in a UNESCO world heritage site (a restored 16th-century castle)
  • The international faculty offers one-on-one mentoring and develops close relationships with students
  • Take a balance of specialized studio art courses, interdisciplinary studio art courses, and liberal arts courses
  • Enjoy very large personal studio spaces 
  • Studio programs meet the requirements of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) 
  • An independent studio option allows you to work on your own under the supervision of a faculty member 


Scholarships
IFSA scholarships are primarily need-based and factor in any additional cost your study abroad program might have over home school tuition. The awards are $500 for summer programs, $1,500 for semester programs and $2,500 for full year programs. These scholarships may apply to any IFSA program, with the exception of our custom programs.

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6201 Corporate Drive, Suite 200 
Indianapolis, IN 46278
800.858.0229
studyabroad@ifsa-butler.org