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API at Maynooth University in Dublin

Direct Enrollment: API students who choose to study abroad in Dublin at Maynooth University choose from a range of undergraduate courses as offered in the Faculty of Arts, Celtic Studies and Philosophy, the Faculty of Science and Engineering, and the Faculty of Social Sciences. Courses are arranged in the seminar and lecture styles, and grades are based predominantly on one final exam. Special certificate options are also available including Irish Studies and International Business.

Direct Enrollment Summer: Students who want to study abroad in Dublin should consider looking a little outside of the city at the charming Irish town of Maynooth! This four week summer program presents the best of both worlds – the opportunity to live and study in Ireland’s only university town in a rural setting, while being only a half-hour away from the hustle and bustle of Dublin. The Maynooth University summer school offers the largest number of summer course options of any of our Ireland programs in topics such as international business, economics, history, literature, anthropology, geography, and environmental studies. Courses include unique field trips to places such as the Irish Parliament, the National Library, country estates, and more!

HIGHLIGHTS As the capital of the Republic of Ireland, Dublin is one of the liveliest cities in Europe. With one of the youngest populations comprising people from many different parts of Europe and the globe, the city has a full and varied cultural and intellectual life, which brings together the best of traditional Ireland and of modern Europe. Dublin is particularly fortunate to have many theaters, museums and galleries throughout the city. Famous for its literary and musical tradition, Ireland’s capital has been home to well known writers, playwrights, actors, and musicians for many years. A particular feature is the tradition of live music in every conceivable venue, from street artists to the National Concert Hall to the many pubs where traditional Irish music still flourishes. In the literary field, the contribution of native sons has been outstanding, with Jonathan Swift, Oliver Goldsmith, Oscar Wilde, George Bernard Shaw, W.B. Yeats, and Samuel Beckett amongst the most prominent. Graduate Program Courses usually run from September through May, or September through September. Many programs may be completed in 1 year. Graduate programs are available in many disciplines, including health fields, business, engineering, liberal arts, and much more. For specific program requirements, course and pricing information, please contact the API office. Why Dublin? Capital of Ireland A city that feels more like a large village Strong artistic, literary, and musical traditions Top tier universities Semester, year, summer, and graduate programs Hub for European travel Famous pubs and restaurants Charming Irish hospitality Vast course selection across many majors
API awards approximately $500,000 in study abroad scholarships annually ranging from $250 -$1,000 per student.


  • Business
  • Economics
  • Literature
  • Anthropology
  • Geography
  • Environmental Studies
  • Biology (General)
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Irish Studies
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Finance
  • International Relations
  • Marketing
  • Advertising
  • Public Relations
  • Management
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Media (Radio
  • TV
  • & Film)
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Sociology

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