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  • Locations: Dublin, Ireland
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: Elon applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Fall, Spring
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Class Eligibility: 2-Junior and Above Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 3.3
Click here for a definition of this term Language Prerequisite: None Click here for a definition of this term Language(s) of Instruction: All courses in English
Click here for a definition of this term Course Prerequisite(s): None Click here for a definition of this term Housing Options: Apartment
Click here for a definition of this term Internship Option: No Click here for a definition of this term Volunteer/Service Opportunities: No
Click here for a definition of this term Research Option: No Click here for a definition of this term Max Credits To Receive/Transfer: 18
Click here for a definition of this term Disciplines of Classes Available: Accounting, Anthropology, Arabic, Art History, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Classical Studies, Communications, Computer Information Systems, Computing Science, Economics, Education, Engineering, English, Entrepreneurship, Environmental Studies, Finance, French, Geography, German, Hebrew, History, Information Science, International Studies, International Studies: Europe, International Studies: Middle East, Italian, Jewish Studies, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Middle East Studies, Music, Music Theatre, Peace and Conflict Studies, Philosophy, Physics, Policy Studies, Political Science, Psychology, Religious Studies, Sociology, Spanish, Statistics, Theatre Arts Click here for a definition of this term Program Capacity: Unlimited
Click here for a definition of this term Program Advisor/Manager: Bill Burress ELR Unit: 2 units
Program Description:
AboutAcademicsDatesCostScholarships / GrantsHousingApplicationsOrientationsInformation / Links


Trinity

About the Location

Ireland is the third largest island in Europe. Dublin, the capital and largest city, is an ancient city and offers a variety of cultural, educational, and social activities. Though Dublin is a large, rapidly growing city, the Old Dublin charm is present everywhere.


Academics

Ranked as one of the top 100 universities worldwide, Trinity College Dublin builds on a four-hundred-year-old tradition of scholarship, providing a liberal environment where independence of thought is highly valued.  Trinity enrolls more than 16,000 students at it 51 acre campus in central Dublin, home to both historic architecture and state-of-the-art facilities.

The semester program at Trinity is offered in partnership with the Foundation for International Education (FIE). All FIE students take a foundation Irish Life and Cultures course. The course includes visits to museums and historic sites in Dublin, as well as two weekend excursions outside Dublin. Students enroll in 4-5 additional elective courses at Trinity. Admission to Trinity is highly competitive and students are admitted by each individual department in which they plan to take courses. Trinity offers a wide variety of courses across the disciplines, including business, economics, English, communications, history, mathematics, psychology and philosophy.
 

Students should note that Trinity College Dublin (TCD) uses the ECTS Credit system. The majority of courses at TCD will vary in the number of ECTS credits. The Associate Registrar will determine how many Elon Credits each TCD course is work based on the ECTS Credit Conversion. All students are required to take the FIE Foundation course and 25 ECTS credits at TCD.  

  • Grades count toward an Elon GPA.
  • Study abroad courses may not be taken on an audit or pass/fail basis, regardless of the host institution's policy.
  • Additional information about course equivalents for this program is available on the Course Planning Registration for Study Abroad and Study USA page.

General Program Dates

  • Fall semester – late August to mid-December

  • Spring semester – early January to late April


Cost

Costs for study abroad vary program to program and will not be exactly the same as on-campus costs of attendance at Elon.

For cost information for this program, please see the budget sheets:


Scholarships/Travel Grants

Need-based scholarships are available for Elon semester programs through the GEC. For additional information on scholarships or other funding for study abroad, see the Funding for Study Abroad page.

If you qualify for a travel grant through any of the fellows or scholars programs, see the appropriate program director for more information on how to apply the grant to your study abroad program. Visit the Deadline and Events Calendar for travel grant deadlines.

FIE offers scholarships to students studying abroad on their programs. View the FIE Scholarships page.


Housing

Students live in apartments located 15-30 minute walking distance from Trinity. Placements vary each semester. Apartments are furnished, including kitchen utensils and cookware. Wireless internet access is available in each residential facility. Students with live with other FIE students participating in the DBS, UCD, and Trinity programs. Student support in Dublin is provided by the FIE staff, including a resident director and residence life staff.


Applications

Students must complete the online Elon University study abroad application by the published deadline. See the Deadline and Events Calendar for the most up-to-date deadline information. Applications are generally accepted one semester in advance. 

Initial approval is granted by Elon, and final acceptance is granted by FIE and Trinity. Admission to Trinity is highly competitive. Students applying to Trinity will also be able to apply concurrently to either UCD or DBS.


Orientations

A successful semester abroad is dependent upon adequate preparation. Students will participate in a series of mandatory orientations during the semester prior to studying abroad. These orientations will address issues of academic, cultural, logistical, financial, and personal preparation, as well as health and safety. Failure to participate in the required orientations will result in dismissal from the program. Any financial losses incurred by this dismissal, including program fees and international airfare, are the student's full responsibility.

View the pre-departure orientation schedule for semester programs.


Additional Information and Links

Want to know more?  Like the Global Education Center on Facebook to chat with alumni and prospective students and receive study abroad updates.

Global Ambassadors are GEC student representatives who have participated in one or more study abroad programs, and have been trained to speak about their experiences. You can be in touch with current Global Ambassadors via email, or contact past study abroad participants who have attended your program. They are looking forward to hearing from you!

Embassy, Consulate, and Visa Resources

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Testimonial:
Testimonial:
The most striking experience for me occurred during our study tour in Northern Ireland. We went on a 3 hour long bus tour of the murals in Belfast, which all served as commemoration for the violence that occurred during the Troubles. The first half of the tour took place in the traditionally nationalist area of Belfast, and the second half took place in the traditionally loyalist area. The specific company that led our tour works with former political prisoners who participated in the Troubles. We had two different tour guides, who corresponded with the area of Belfast we were in. Our first tour guide was a former member of the IRA and participated in the violence that dominated Belfast during the Troubles. Our second tour guide was a member of the UVF, a traditionally loyalist group. He served 15 years in prison, but had been sentenced to two life sentences for the crimes he committed during the Troubles. They are both committed to community outreach and preventing this type of violence from ever returning to Belfast. It was almost surreal to interact with two men who committed terrorist attacks in their own community. We were exposed to their reasoning behind joining their respective sides and how engrained the violence had become within their lives and society. It provided a deeply personal perspective of the Troubles, and I learned more about how this violence affected the citizens of Belfast and Northern Ireland.
     — Emily Ternent, Fall 2017
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2019 09/18/2018
**
Rolling Admission 01/09/2019 05/05/2019
Fall 2019 02/14/2019
**
Rolling Admission 08/30/2019 12/15/2019
NOTE: Below are the application deadlines for this program.

Early Action Period: October 9 to 11:59 p.m., November 15. Students that would like an early answer on their application status and scholarship support may apply Early Action. Students that apply Early Action will be notified of their status by December 4 and GEC Access Scholarship support by January.

Rolling Period: December 4 to 11:59 p.m., February 14. Applications submitted within these dates will be reviewed within two weeks of submission in the order received as space is available. Students must complete the GEC Access Scholarship questionnaire by February 14 to guarantee consideration. Students will be notified of GEC Access Scholarship support by April.

All applications for this program, whether submitted Early Action or Rolling, are non-binding until the deposit credit deadline, April 9. Please view the deadlines page for payment and cancellation information.

The start date and end date listed reflect the dates students are expected to arrive in and depart from the host location and reflect the best information available to the Global Education Center. Please do not purchase plane tickets based on these dates. Individual programs will provide updates after your acceptance to the program.

Academic Year 2019-2020 02/14/2019
**
Rolling Admission TBA TBA
NOTE: Below are the application deadlines for this program.

Early Action Period: October 9 to 11:59 p.m., November 15. Students that would like an early answer on their application status and scholarship support may apply Early Action. Students that apply Early Action will be notified of their status by December 4 and GEC Access Scholarship support by January.

Rolling Period: December 4 to 11:59 p.m., February 14. Applications submitted within these dates will be reviewed within two weeks of submission in the order received as space is available. Students must complete the GEC Access Scholarship questionnaire by February 14 to guarantee consideration. Students will be notified of GEC Access Scholarship support by April.

All applications for this program, whether submitted Early Action or Rolling, are non-binding until the deposit credit deadline, April 9. Please view the deadlines page for payment and cancellation information.

The start date and end date listed reflect the dates students are expected to arrive in and depart from the host location and reflect the best information available to the Global Education Center. Please do not purchase plane tickets based on these dates. Individual programs will provide updates after your acceptance to the program.

Spring 2020 09/12/2019
**
Rolling Admission 01/08/2020 05/03/2020
NOTE: Below are the application deadlines for this program.

Early Action Period: April 2 to 11:59 p.m., May 2. Students that would like an early answer on their application status and scholarship support may apply Early Action. Students that apply Early Action will be notified of their status by May 21 and GEC Access Scholarship support by early summer.

Rolling Period: May 21 to 11:59 p.m., September 12. Applications submitted within these dates will be reviewed within two weeks of submission in the order received as space is available. Students must complete the GEC Access Scholarship questionnaire by September 12 to guarantee consideration. Students will be notified of GEC Access Scholarship support by October.

All applications for this program, whether submitted Early Action or Rolling, are non-binding until the deposit credit deadline, November 7. Please view the deadlines page for payment and cancellation information.

The start date and end date listed reflect the dates students are expected to arrive in and depart from the host location and reflect the best information available to the Global Education Center. Please do not purchase plane tickets based on these dates. Individual programs will provide updates after your acceptance to the program.


** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applications will be reviewed on a space-available basis and applicants will be notified of their application status within two weeks of submission.

Indicates that deadline has passed

This program is currently not accepting applications.