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UVA Commerce: Third Year Core: Ireland: University College Dublin
Dublin, Ireland (Education Abroad Programs Program)
Program Terms: Fall Semester,
Spring Semester
This program is currently not accepting applications.
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Dates / Deadlines:
There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Class Status:
3rd year Minimum GPA Requirement: 3.0
Open to Non-UVa Students:
No Enrollment Restricted to: McIntire School of Commerce
Housing: Apartment, Off-campus, University dormitory Language of Instruction: English
Credit Type:
Transfer Credit
Program Type:
Direct Enrollment at foreign institution
Tuition Payments Made To:
Host Institution
Education Abroad Advisor:
Angie Turner
Application Fee:
Study Abroad Administrative Fee:
Subject Area:
Program Description:

Third Year Core Abroad

University College Dublin
Dublin, Ireland

Third year McIntire students:
After completing the online Education Abroad Workshop on this website,
apply to the "UVA Commerce: Semester Abroad", not to the specific program.


Program Overview

The McIntire School of Commerce and the University College Dublin are offering third-year Commerce students an opportunity to study international business in Ireland during the spring semester of students' third year of study. The Quinn School of Business is one of the finest business schools in Europe and is housed in a beautiful new building on the main Belfield Campus three miles south of Dublin's colorful, historic center.


The curriculum is designed to provide the essentials of the courses you would have taken at McIntire during this semester, so you will not fall behind your classmates who do not study abroad. The skills you develop and the experiences you have in this program will surely be a very valuable part of your total UVA educational experience. UCD course offerings are extensive, and all Commerce students will find a good selection of courses that interest them.

During the term abroad, students must complete four UCD offerings, for 12 UVA semester hours. In addition to those four courses, Commerce students must also complete the online UVA-taught Global Strategy and Value Enhancement course, which will result in four UVA credits for COMM 3040 being awarded by McIntire faculty and counting in students' UVA GPA.Each student must complete at least two business courses to equal 9 credits from the course planning list. Those two courses, along with the COMM 3041 online course, will satisfy the spring 9 credit ICE requirements. Additional courses will satisfy appropriate Commerce School or University electives.

For more information, view our course planning information.

NOTE: UVA accepts transfer credit (no grades) for courses taken abroad; however, students must receive a grade of C or better on each course to transfer credit back to UVA.

Application Process

Students must attend the McIntire information session and complete the online Education Abroad Workshop on the website. Students may then complete the online "UVA Commerce: Semester Abroad" application available on the ISO website.

Applications are due by
noon on the deadline date. Once admission is approved, students will be required to complete a UCD application packet and attend several orientation sessions later in the semester.


Dublin offers a choice between on-campus dormitory housing and apartments in the private sector in the city center. Although the private apartment will probably cost about $1,000 more than a dorm over the 5-month semester, most visiting students find it is worth it to be living in the heart of one of the world's great cities. The Quinn staff will help you find an apartment, if that is your choice.

Additional Information
This program is a direct enroll program, with tuition being paid to UCD. Students participating in this program will be responsible for the UVa Study Abroad Administrative Fee during the semester abroad. Detailed information about this fee can be found in the online Education Abroad Workshop.

All UVA students are required to have both basic international health coverage and emergency assistance coverage when studying abroad.
See the Insurance page on the ISO website for more information about requirements. Additional information and details about the program can be found on the UCD Web site.

This program is currently not accepting applications.