Program Details

Spend winter break abroad in Maynooth, Ireland. Study abroad with AIFS!
Maynooth, Ireland
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Winter Semester

Program Overview

Program Description:

Spend 3 weeks studying abroad in Maynooth, Ireland with AIFS. Earn 3 credits in the service learning course, Young People, Youth Culture and Youth Services in Ireland. Transcripts issued by Maynooth University. Included in the program fee, you'll enjoy double room accommodations in the neo-Gothic St. Patrick's House on the south campus at Maynooth University with wireless internet, breakfast and meal vouchers for lunch on campus. To help you get a true taste of Irish culture, AIFS organizes various social activities and cultural excursions such as a guided walking tour of Maynooth, a traditional Irish music night, a sporting event or theater performance and more. Also included in the program fee, enjoy a 2-day tour of Dublin and a day trip to Wicklow and Glendalough. An optional 2-night trip to Galway is also available. 

Setting Description:
Maynooth is a beautiful, historic college town, just 15 miles west of Dublin city center. It is a thriving market town with the striking Maynooth Castle at its heart. The University campus combines old and new with the historic beauty of 18th and 19th century buildings alongside modern research and teaching facilities. Maynooth is Ireland's only university town, and this is reflected in a strong sense of community on campus and in the surrounding area.
AIFS is recognized as a premier provider of study abroad programs. Comprehensive program fees cover tuition and housing, and over 50% of our students receive financial support from AIFS in the form of scholarships or grants. A meal plan, tours and excursions, insurance and 24-hour emergency service are also included. Coordinated AIFS flight packages are available.

Additional Program Information

Open to college sophomores, juniors and seniors. Minimum 2.5 GPA (lower GPAs will be considered on a case-by-case basis).
Scholarships Description:
Over 50% of our students receive financial support from AIFS in the form of scholarships or grants. For full details, please visit:

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