- Limerick, Ireland
- Program Type:
- Study Abroad
- Degree Level:
- Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester
- Program Description:
Our Semester in Limerick program offers state-of-the art facilities, great housing options, and classes with Irish students so you can immerse yourself in the local culture. You’ll study at the University of Limerick, a progressive university where you can take courses in diverse fields. After class, you can head into the city of Limerick to explore its castle, stroll along the River Shannon, or listen to traditional music. On the weekends, Semester in Limerick students take advantage of travel opportunities throughout Ireland, the UK, and Europe. The affordability of this program will allow you to see it all!
- Setting Description:
- Limerick is a unique, small city with a population of 80,000 in the Shannon region, on Ireland's west coast. It is historic and yet modern in its architecture, industry, and ambience. Georgian cathedrals and castles contrast with high-rises built in the last 10 years, giving the city a new feel while still offering its old historical routes to visitors. The city is also known for its playwrights and actors, and there are always theatrical events to attend. The city is easily accessible by air, train, or coach and is only 20 km from the Shannon Airport, allowing for easy and cheap access to major cities in the UK and Europe. The city is also reknowned as a center for excellence in technology. It is home to the National Technology Park and to many international electronics and technology firms. For sporting enthusiasts, Limerick offers a wide range of sports, from Gaelic games (hurling and football) to the city's favorite sport, rugby. Limerick and the University of Limerick are home to
- For current prices and dates please visit the CISabroad website.