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Fact Sheet:
Advisor or Instructor: Jonathan Naito Field of Study: Archaeology, Celtic Studies, English, History, International Relations, Literature, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology
Department: OFFC Course Number: 245
Language of Instruction: English Program Host: National U of Ireland
Minimum GPA: 3.0 Class Eligibility: Junior, Senior
Housing: Find own housing
Program Description:

Program Overview
Located in the west of Ireland in the city of Galway, National University of Ireland, Galway (NUI-Galway) offers a wide range of subjects for study. In the heart of one of the Gaelic speaking areas of Ireland, Galway provides unique opportunities for contact with both traditional and modern Ireland.

Students studying abroad at NUI Galway can take courses in a large variety of areas, such as classics, history, Irish studies, psychology, and more.  Students generally take 5-7 classes each semester, the majority of which are lecture-based with tutorials and/or seminars.  For more information about academics at Galway, click here.  NOTE: National University of Ireland has a minimum 3.0 GPA admission requirement.  Students studying off-campus in the fall can bring up to 4.5 credits back to campus; students studying off-campus in the spring with interim can bring up to 5.5 credits back to campus.

Student Life
Students can take advantage of the lively and historical city of Galway in addition to a variety of student societies, sports, and events on campus.  For more information about student life at NUI Galway, click here.

Students live in college-owned housing or private accommodations shared with other students off-campus.

Pre-Approved GE Credits
This is a list of pre-approved GE credits.  If you want other courses to be considered for GE credit, contact your St. Olaf Program Advisor, Jonathan Naito.


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Academic Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2017-2018 02/27/2017
03/16/2017 09/04/2017 12/16/2017
Spring with Interim 2017-2018 02/27/2017
03/16/2017 01/08/2018 05/12/2018
Year 2017-2018 02/27/2017
03/16/2017 09/04/2017 05/12/2018
Fall 2018-2019 03/01/2018 03/22/2018 TBA TBA
Spring with Interim 2018-2019 03/01/2018 03/22/2018 TBA TBA
Year 2018-2019 03/01/2018 03/22/2018 TBA TBA

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