June 28 – July 19, 2020

Information Meeting: TBA
Program Contact: Professor Bill McGuire  View Faculty Profile

Go global! Go Abroad! We're headed to Ireland for another extraordinary journey! Join us for an exploration of Irish culture through the arts, including theatre, film, dance, music and visual arts. This summer abroad course is open to EVERYONE, and students get applicable course credit.


Program Excursions/Activities:

Study Abroad Dublin at Trinity CollegeOne week in Dublin at Trinity College including delightful welcome dinner, city tour, Dublin Literary Pub crawl, plays at the Abbey Theatre with private back stage tour, events at famous theatres, special guest lectures by Irish dramatic literary scholars, film viewing, time in the National Galleries and Libraries viewing works by the Yeats brothers and much more!

Two weeks in Galway in beautiful housinStudents in Dublin at Trinity Collegeg with fireplaces and balconies! Home of the famous and cutting edge Druid Theatre! Amazing events at the International Galway Film Festival and Galway Arts Festival!


Day trip to the timeless Aran Islands inspiring artists from Synge to McDonough! Farewell dinner!

All included in the cost!Students in Ireland

Days off to explore the beautiful country at your leisure.

Come one, come all to the to explore ancient burial tombs, cutting edge cultural events, and the great heritage of Irish dramatic literature and cinema from Yeats to Synge to Friel to McDonough.

Ireland as seen through the intimate eyes of the artist!



How to Apply:

  • Students interested in this program should contact Bill McGuire at
  • Application Deadline: April 1, 2020 or until program reaches capacity (program acceptances are given on a first come, first served basis).  After April 1, 2020, interested individuals should contact Bill McGuire at to see if any spots have opened up due to cancelations by confirmed applicants.
  • Program Deposit: A deposit of $500 is due by April 1, 2020

Program Price:

Approximate cost: TBA

Included in Program Price:

  • Accommodation in shared student apartments
  • Welcome dinner and Dublin city tour
  • One week in Dublin (some lunches included)
  • Two weeks in Galway
  • Theatre performances and film screenings
  • Dublin literary pub crawl
  • Backstage tour of Abbey Theatre
  • Entrance fees to Dublin museums
  • Film and Arts Festival admissions in Galway
  • Ferry trip to the Aran Islands
  • Farewell dinner

Not Included in Program Price:

  • Airfare from LAX to Dublin 
  • Meals
  • Passport fee
  • Personal expenses
  • Course fees
  • Insurance

For more information, contact Bill McGuire at