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Located on the fringes of Dublin in Ireland’s only university town, Maynooth University is part of the National University of Ireland and offers a wide range of program options with an interdisciplinary academic approach. Study with Irish and international students in a university town with easy access to central Dublin (located 15 miles west; about 45 minutes to an hour by public transport).
Maynooth has over 100 clubs and societies, and study abroad students can take advantage of all the activities, events, and the comprehensive support services provided by Maynooth University, which include a buddy program that matches Maynooth students with incoming study abroad students. Visit the following links for more information: Spring & Fall
There is a diverse and flexible study abroad curriculum, on campus accommodation, and diverse dining options.
An up-and-coming research university, Maynooth has 500+ externally funded research projects.
CAPA's Maynooth program offers access to a broad curriculum, including: art, humanities, social sciences, education, business, STEM, theology as well as Irish culture and language. Enroll in a maximum of 5 courses or the equivalent of 30 ECTS credits, which translates to approximately 15 US credits.VIEW ACADEMIC PROGRAMS
Students have the option to complete a certificate program while studying for a semester or academic year in one of the following fields of study:
Certificate in Irish Cultural Heritage
Certificate in International Business
Certificate in Military Science
Housing and Meals
Included in this program are:
Students live in on campus housing in single en-suite rooms in an apartment-style setting with a communal kitchen. Live in self-catered, shared student resident housing on campus or choose a homestay, where you'll have your own room and two meals each day, within commuting distance to campus.
My Global City
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.
The My Global City events calendar offers a wide-range of CAPA-led and self-led activities and social events each week. CAPA-led events include a guided visit to Croke Park—a national sports and cultural stadium—takes place the first week. Other activities vary by term and may include a tour of “Googletown” in the Docklands, exploring some of the country’s beautiful medieval castles, or joining in the fun at the many film, food, music, 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!
- Student Events: In addition to the My Global Cities weekly events calendar, social events and program activities include access to all campus life events.
- Student Safety & Support: The CAPA Dublin 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 with staff available 24/7 in the event of an emergency.
Talk to a CAPA Ambassador
To hear from our past program participants about the program: CAPA Ambassador.
Talk to a CEA-CAPA Program Manager
Bonnie Tarrant <BTarrant@ceacapa.com>
D: 857.702.8136 | M: 800.793.0334
Based in: Boston | Hours: 8:30am–5:30pm EST
Visa information will be provided directly by CAPA The Global Education Network. Students will have to register with An Garda Síochána, commonly referred to as the Garda, upon arrival to Ireland. CAPA will provide assistance with this process. For American citizens, there is no visa to apply for prior to departure. 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. Do not purchase a ticket until instructed by CAPA.
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All students participating in this program are covered by the SUNY full health and accident insurance as well as medical 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 CAPA's Direct Enrollment Program Manager, Alissa Mendes-Cashman <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 nonrefundable 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.