IFSA National University of Ireland, Galway Summer - Ecology: Living Landscapes

Galway, Ireland

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Term
Summer
Language of Instruction

English

Language Prerequisite

None

Finance Options
Scholarships, grants, financial aid, monthly payment plan, credit card payments and more!
Application Deadlines:
  • Summer: April 1
Min. GPA for Consideration:
2.8
Typical Credit Load:
6

About National University of Ireland, Galway Summer - Ecology: Living Landscapes

Gain practical experience of the natural environment in this coastal town while learning survey skills to identify natural resources, and develop your skills to evaluate the sustainable use and conservation of Ireland's ecological resources. From the fertile rocks of the Burren karst limestone, to the raised bogs of the midlands, the sheer cliffs of the Aran Islands to the salt marshes of Galway Bay, there is a wealth of natural history to explore in the West of Ireland. 

National University of Ireland, Galway Summer - Ecology: Living Landscapes Benefits

  • Located in a Gaeltacht area, where the Irish language and culture is celebrated and perserved
  • Courses that focus either on all aspects of how habitats are created and maintained through natural processes and anthropogenic activity
  • Examine conservation and sustainability issues and gain an understanding of how these ecological processes are used to combat the challenges facing the environment 
  • Excursions complement course work
  • Strong cultural curriculum alongside classes that include exursions and events

The IFSA Difference

Your success is our success! Whatever your goals, our approach is carefully designed to help you achieve them.
You will experience challenging, rewarding coursework in the highest quality classes, while receiving the academic support you need.
More than a tourist in a foreign country, you will engage in the community, build competencies, and develop yourself as a citizen of the world.
Our programs and practices reflect the value we place on diverse perspectives and are designed to support a variety of learners.
Round out your classroom experience with hands-on opportunities like internships, directed research, student teaching, community-based learning or volunteering, and cultural excursions.
You will have academic and personal mentors to assist with program choice, application, travel, cultural acclimation, language acquisition, class registration, academic issues, health and safety, and everything in between.

Academics at National University of Ireland, Galway Summer – Ecology: Living Landscapes

Courses
Looking for specific classes? Explore Chart, our exclusive class database - if the Ecology: Living Landscapes Summer Program is pre-approved at your institution, you'll find classes recently taken by other IFSA students.
The program is structured into two, two-week blocks,. Students take one class each block,. Explore the NUI Galway online course catalog for up - to date course options. 
Take one course in the first session, one course in the second session or take both sessions for a comprehensive exploration of the land of contrasts on Ireland's Atlantic West Coast. 

Credit Conversions
IFSA  requires students to enroll in a full course load at the host institution, which is one course during each summer session. You will receive 3 U. S. credits for each course for a total of 6.5 credits for both summer sessions



 
Course Restrictions
Only courses listed in Ecology summer program are available


 
Transcripts
After you return to the U.S., IFSA will send a Butler University transcript to your home university and to your permanent address. The transcript reflects the courses taken, credits attempted, and grades earned during your term abroad. This service is included in your study abroad program at no additional cost
Subjects offered at National University of Ireland, Galway Summer – Ecology: Living Landscapes
Animal Science Biology Botany/Plant Science Ecology Environmental Science/Studies Geography Geology

Housing & Meals

Housing Type
Apartment/Flat
Meals
Self-catered
Details
No meal plans are provided. Students will be responsible for purchasing and preparing their own meals in shared kitchens.

The IFSA Team

IFSA has a dedicated team who are here to help you prepare to achieve your goals. Feel free to reach out. We are happy to answer your questions!

Finance Advisor

Resident Director

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Maria Keane

Resident Director, Ireland

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Academic Affairs Director

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Caroline Zuhone

Academic Affairs Coordinator

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Dates and Fees

Summer 2020

Program Dates

Program Start Date
Mid - June
Program End Date
End of June

Program Fees

Insurance
Included
Total Program Fee
Coming Soon!
Students pay a $500 non-refundable program deposit upon confirmation of attendance. The deposit is applied to the tuition portion of the program fee.

Estimated Costs

(Includes utilities, laundry, entertainment, expected start-up costs, etc. Does not include personal travel.)
Total Estimated Costs
Coming Soon!

Summer 2020

Program Dates

Program Start Date
End of June
Program End Date
Mid - July

Program Fees

Insurance
Included
Total Program Fee
Coming Soon!
Students pay a $500 non-refundable program deposit upon confirmation of attendance. The deposit is applied to the tuition portion of the program fee.

Estimated Costs

(Includes utilities, laundry, entertainment, expected start-up costs, etc. Does not include personal travel.)
Total Estimated Costs
Coming Soon!