Ireland has many unique advantages as a study abroad destination. Here are ten reasons why you should consider studying abroad in Ireland.
Many of Ireland’s institutions of higher education are internationally ranked, and with many strong programs in a variety of areas, there is something for almost every student.
Some students have no interest in learning a foreign language but still want the study abroad experience. Ireland is a great location for English speakers that want to focus on their academic interests.
The advantage of studying in Europe is that it’s relatively easy to get from one country to the next. Take advantage of this by taking a long weekend elsewhere in the UK, or traveling the rest of Europe after your time in Ireland study abroad adventure concludes.
For students interested in studying literature (or even just those that appreciate a good book), Ireland is a great destination. Famous authors like Yeats and Shaw called Ireland home.
Like many of Europe’s cities, Ireland’s capital is youthful with a strong blend of history and culture. Great restaurants and music venues are just some of the things to keep you entertained.
Located in another of Ireland’s vibrant cities, the Galway Arts Festival is a great choice for art lovers and is one of the country’s foremost annual events.
This unique geological formation is the result of a long-ago volcanic eruption. Technically located in Northern Ireland, this UNESCO World Heritage Site is an instantly recognizable location.
What trip to Ireland would be complete without a tour of the Guinness factory? This is a popular activity among student travelers.
Another world-famous icon of Ireland! Give the Blarney Stone a kiss when visiting Blarney Castle and be graced with the gift of gab.
This highly revered museum is home to a variety of historical and archaeological relics from prehistory through the middle ages. The exhibit on bog bodies is especially unique.
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