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Ireland is an island on the western edge of Europe and is a member of the European Union. Ireland's capital is Dublin, a cosmopolitan, Georgian city of approximately one million people. Dublin offers a wide variety of amenities, including theaters, cinemas, and parks. CAPA Dublin is located on the Griffith College campus, allowing students to have a true Irish university experience while living less than a 15-minute walk from Central Dublin.
Courses and Internships
This eight-week summer program gives you insight into the significant ways in which Dublin has been imagined, reinvented, and transformed by globalization. Earn 6 or 9 credits. Explore the diversity of cosmopolitan Dublin with our My Global City events: Tour medieval castles, celebrate the “dark side” at the Bram Stoker festival or check out “Google town”.
Earn 6-9 credits during the summer term (courses are 3 credits unless otherwise noted; internships are 3-6 credits). Please note:
The class offerings for summer are very limited. There are also a limited number of classes available for students to take if they choose not to participate in the internship program. These classes are typically in the humanities and business and past offerings have included: "Analyzing the Global City: Dublin" and "Cinema in Contemporary Ireland." A full listing of CAPA's current course offerings can be found on the CAPA Dublin Courses
section of the website.
The CAPA internship program provides an opportunity for students to be placed with a local company or organization on a professional team with designated projects and responsibilities on a full-time basis. Participate in a part-time (20 hours per week) or full-time (32 hours per week) internship opportunity, earn 3-6 credits, and gain valuable skills. Internship participants should have a 2.75 GPA or higher.
Housing and Meals
You can opt to live in a shared apartment or a homestay (with your own room and two meals a day), all within commuting distance to the CAPA center.
Included in this program are:
A Dublin city bus pass is included.
Enjoy a full-day excursion to Belfast and a Dublin city tour.
Social events and program activities include an arrival reception, mid-term dinner, a farewell ceremony, and a guided tour of Dublin street art.
Student Safety & Support:
The CAPA team is available throughout your program to assist and support you 24/7 with any urgent situations. We maintain a comprehensive health and safety plan to ensure you have a safe and productive learning experience.
My Global City Program
CAPA's My Global City unique learning immersion program blends local culture and top-notch academics into the experience of a lifetime for our students. A proven education program that combines theme-based learning with unique cultural experiences turning Dublin into your classroom.
A guided visit to Croke Park—a national sports and cultural stadium—takes place the first weekend. Other activities reflect what is on in the city at the time and may include a tour of “Google town” in the Docklands, exploring some of the country’s beautiful medieval castles, or joining in on the fun at the many film, food, and cultural festivals that take place each year.
Students will have the opportunity to be matched with another student going on their CAPA program during the application process. This a great way to meet new people prior to arrival have additional support through the support of a “pal” and just another way to get involved in the CAPA Community! You will just need to complete a brief survey about your interests and lifestyle so the CAPA team can find your best match in the cohort! Whether you are a first-time or seasoned traveler, looking to make friends earlier than arrival, or just want a support system to help you as you navigate the process of preparing for living abroad - this program is great for all students!
Talk to a CAPA Ambassador
To hear from our past program participants about the program: CAPA Ambassador.
Talk to a CAPA Program Manager
Margaret Ovian <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Phone: (800) 793 - 0334
Visa information will be provided directly by CAPA The Global Education Network. If you would like to learn more about the visa information process, click here.
Students make their own flight arrangements to Dublin's international airport, Dublin Airport (Irish: Aerfort Bhaile Átha Cliath). Students then take a taxi or other form of transportation to CAPA's designated arrival location. Closer to the departure date you will be informed of the official meeting place from CAPA.
Costs (budget sheet)
Select your term of interest for the latest budget information.
All students are covered by full health, evacuation and repatriation insurance.
Students currently receiving financial aid can use their aid for overseas study, and may, in some cases, have their awards increased. Students not currently receiving financial aid may be eligible. Those interested in financial aid for this program should contact the financial aid office on their home campus.
Apart from completing the SUNY Oswego study abroad application, students applying for a CAPA: The Global Education Network Program need to also complete the CAPA application at the following link: https://go.capa.org/oswego/. Any questions related to this application process should be addressed directly to the CAPA Program Manager, Margaret Ovian <email@example.com>. Late applications are accepted on a space-available basis. Please contact our office at firstname.lastname@example.org for further details.
A non-refundable deposit of $250, applicable to the program cost, must be paid within 14 days of acceptance to the program in order to secure program participation. Any deviation from program requirements must be requested in writing and authorized by the Director of International Education and Programs before the final payment date.