Direct enroll with CAPA at Maynooth

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.

An up-and-coming research university, Maynooth has 500+ externally funded research projects and seven cutting-edge research institutes on campus.

September 13, 2020
thru December 19, 2020
Program Fee: $17,395
Application Deadline May 15, 2020

The Maynooth University Experience

bike guy at rhetoric house---NUI Maynooth


Live on campus in Maynooth student residences, and immerse yourself in Irish student life through the more than 100 campus clubs and societies, plus take part in student union activities and events.



Live in shared student resident housing (self-catered) on campus or choose a homestay (with your own room and two meals a day) within a commuting distance to campus.
Studying in Russel library---NUI Maynooth


Maynooth offers study abroad students access to a diverse and flexible curriculum in a wide variety of departments from arts, humanities, and social sciences to music, science, and engineering. Plus Maynooth offers programs in Irish cultural heritage. 

CAPAStudyAbroad_Summer2019_Dublin_Katie Berlin_Sara, Daniel, Michael, and I in front of Dublin mural


Take advantage of the more than 100 campus clubs and societies. Explore central Dublin, located 15 miles west and less than an hour by public transport. Plus the CAPA Maynooth program includes access to the CAPA Dublin My Global City Calendar.

Learn About Studying at Maynooth University with CAPA


The CAPA Maynooth University program includes comprehensive pre-departure support, orientation, welcome and farewell events, access to the CAPA Dublin My Global City Calendar, and CAPA Emergency Services, including the CAPA Guardian App. In addition, take advantage of the activities, events, and support services provided by Maynooth.

Courses & Credit

Enroll in a maximum of 5 courses or the equivalent of 30 ECTS credits, which translates to approximately 15 U.S. credits (may vary depending on your school's policy). A minimum of a 3.0 GPA is required. 


Live in shared student resident housing (self-catered) on campus or choose a homestay (with your own room and two meals a day) within a commuting distance to campus.


Immerse yourself in campus life by taking part in the more than 100 clubs and societies on campus that offer cultural, social, sports, and other extracurricular activities.

My Global City

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.


We maintain a comprehensive health and safety plan to ensure you have a safe and productive learning experience. Our team is available throughout your program to assist and support you 24/7 with any urgent situations.


As a student in our program, you’ll receive our medical, travel, and accident insurance.

fall Courses

CAPA's Maynooth University program offers access to a broad curriculum, including arts, humanities, music, social sciences, STEM, theology, and Irish culture. 

The Experience of a Lifetime Awaits

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