Program Dates &
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|Restrictions:||OU applicants only|
|Program Type:||College Sponsored||OU Sponsoring College:||College of Arts & Sciences|
|Language of Instruction:||English||Housing Type:||Student Dormitories|
|Minimum GPA:||2.5||Study Abroad Adviser:||Karen Elmore|
|University Name:||University College Cork||Study Level:||Undergraduate|
Location: Dublin and Cork, Ireland
Faculty Leaders: Jennifer Hackney (Sociology) and Eric Bosse (Travel Writing)
Housing: Hotels and dormitory suites, shared occupancy
Excursions: 2 excursions out of Cork
Independent Travel: Open 3-day weekend
Projected 2018 Dates
May 30 Depart the U.S.
May 31 Arrive in Dublin
June 29 Last day of programming
June 30 Depart for return to U.S.
Participants will earn a total of six OU credits in the two courses offered on this program. Enrollment in both courses is required.
- SOC 3763 Sociology of Ireland - (Hackney)
- CAS 3900 Travel Writing -3 credits (Bosse)
Open to all OU students who meet the requirements. Not restricted to Arts and Sciences majors.
Participants will fly into Dublin and begin the program there before traveling by charter bus to Cork, the base for the rest of the time. Classes meet morning and afternoon, Monday through Thursday, except the last week of the program when the group will depart for the final excursion. One three-day weekend is open for independent travel and there are two group excursions to other areas of Ireland as well. The last night of the program is spent back in Dublin in the Trinity College dormitories, making departure easier for everyone. The 2018 June Ireland Information Sheet provides more details.
- 2.5 OU cumulative GPA at the time of application
- ENGL 1113
- Passport valid through six months after program end, or a copy of a receipt showing that an application has been submitted. (U.S. passport application)
- One faculty recommendation, submitted electronically by the professor as part of the application process
- attendance at a Study Abroad 101 session
This program is open to all University of Oklahoma students. It is not limited to Arts and Sciences majors.
- On overnight excursions, hotel rooms shared with at least one other participant
- Trinity College dormitory rooms in Dublin
- In Cork, suites in University College Cork's student housing
It is each applicant's responsibility to share information about cost with family members who need to know and understand how the payment system works. Arts and Sciences summer programs require a $200 non-refundable deposit at the time of application. That amount is deducted from the program fee. More information on how to pay the deposit is included in the online application documents. The 2018 June Ireland Estimated Budget will be linked here by October 1 before applications open to help students compare programs and plan for study abroad. Costs are subject to change based on the currency exchange rate and the number of participants.
Except for summer tuition and fees billed through the Bursar’s Office, all payments for this program are due before the end of the Spring 2018 semester.
There are a number of scholarships available for study abroad students. Below is a partial list to get you started.
- Presidential International Travel Fellowships, an OU need-based scholarship for airfare.
- CASH - Arts and Sciences study abroad scholarships are located in OU's CASH site for the first time this year.
- Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship - a nationally competitive award for Pell Grant recipients - Applicants may apply by October 3, 2017 for early notification summer awards or by March 6, 2018 for the second round of consideration for summer.
When applications are open, an "Apply Now" button will show at the top and bottom of this brochure. Click on it to begin an application. Applicants are required to meet with Karen Elmore for study abroad advising, and to attend a session of Study Abroad 101 as part of the application process.
A College of Arts and Sciences Faculty-led Program
Karen L. Elmore, Director of International Programs
210 Ellison Hall
For an advising appointment, go to: http://iadvise.ou.edu/casip
|Dates / Deadlines:|
|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Summer||2018||02/25/2018 **||Rolling Admission||05/31/2018||06/30/2018|
** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.