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Global Cities

SUMMER SEMESTER IN DUBLIN

Go Beyond in Dublin, Ireland

Dublin is an energetic, charming, and culturally rich Global City. With one in every eight residents being foreign born, Dublin is very much a multicultural hub. You can find foods from around the globe and take part in annual international celebrations such as the Festival of World Cultures and Chinese New Year.

This six-week summer program gives you insight into the significant ways in which Dublin has been imagined, reinvented, and transformed by globalization. Plus, take advantage of additional Online Courses in Florence, London, and SydneyEarn 6 or 9 credits.

Arrival: June 3, 2021
Departure: July 17, 2021
Program Fee: $7,895
Study Abroad Application Deadline Extended to April 5, 2021
All prices, dates, and deadlines are subject to change.

The Dublin Experience

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Experience

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 “Googletown”.
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live

Live like a Dubliner and stay in a shared apartment or opt for a homestay. Plus, CAPA offers students Health & Wellness support.
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learn

Enroll in 2-3 courses for a total of 6-9 credits. The summer program is designed specifically for CAPA students.
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intern

The internship application deadline for summer 2021 has past. Visit our internships page to learn more about future internship opportunities with CAPA: Learn More

CAPA Dublin Program Inclusions

 

CAPA program fees are comprehensive and include tuition, housing, excursions, My Global City events and activities, 24/7 emergency support, insurance, and more!

Courses & Credit

Earn 6-9 credits during the summer term (courses are 3 credits unless otherwise noted; internships are 3-6 credits). Credits are issued by State University of New York (SUNY) Oswego.

Housing

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.

Local Transit Pass

A Dublin city bus pass is included.

Excursions & Activities

Enjoy a full day excursion to the Cliffs of Moher and a Dublin city tour (COVID-19 restrictions permitting). Social events and program activities include an arrival lunch and a farewell dinner. 

Intern & Volunteer

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.

My Global City

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 “Googletown” 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.

Comprehensive, 24/7 Support

CAPA provides comprehensive support services for students to utilize during their time in Dublin. The team is available throughout the duration of the program to assist and support students 24/7 with any emergency situations. Students will also have access to the Guardian study abroad safety app which includes emergency assistance and other support resources.

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Insurance

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

Safety, Health & Wellness 

CAPA is committed to the health and wellness of our students while they are studying abroad in Dublin. We maintain a comprehensive health and safety plan to ensure a safe and productive learning experience, and provide a variety of health and wellness tools and resources.

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Program eligibility requirements:

  • Be at least 18 years of age.
  • Have a minimum GPA of 2.8 (on a 4.0 scale).*
  • Be the equivalent of at least a 2nd semester Sophomore (strongly recommended).
  • Submit your completed application along with supporting documents and your deposit by the program deadline.
  • Be in good academic and disciplinary standing with your home institution.
    *Students with a GPA below the requirement may be admitted on a case by case basis. Please contact us below for details or chat with an Admissions Advisor today.

Summer Courses

Courses are available in person at our CAPA Dublin Center in business, marketing, and urban studies. Plus CAPA Dublin students have access to CAPA online courses in Florence, London, and Sydney.

 

 

Analyzing and Exploring the Global City: Dublin  

This course will introduce the impact of globalization on Dublin. Before exploring the city chronologically, students will examine ancient Ireland’s global influence, then re-trace the Viking City through to its current form, which is characterized by urban sprawl, multiculturalism, and its connection to Europe and the global economy; contextualize and develop informed interpretations of their personal experiences in Dublin; and develop a deeper understanding of Irish history, politics, and society.

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DBLN SOCY 3345

  • Globally Networked Learning
Global Internship Course (3 credits)  

The Global Internship Course is designed to be completed alongside an internship placement, allowing students to earn academic credit. Students will attend weekly, discussion-led sessions that include educational support and mentoring in a classroom environment; develop personal and professional skills; learn to contextualize their internship experience socially and culturally; and employ the use of Globally Networked Learning technology to conduct a comparative global analysis in collaboration with other CAPA students. At times, this analysis will be facilitated through CAPA Masterclasses led by professionals in a diverse range of fields.

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DBLN INTP 3347

Global Internship Course (6 credits)  

The Global Internship Course is designed to be completed alongside an internship placement, allowing students to earn academic credit. Students will attend weekly, discussion-led sessions that include educational support and mentoring in a classroom environment; develop personal and professional skills; learn to contextualize their internship experience socially and culturally; and employ the use of Globally Networked Learning technology to conduct a comparative global analysis in collaboration with other CAPA students. At times, this analysis will be facilitated through CAPA Masterclasses led by professionals in a diverse range of fields.

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DBLN INTP 3348

International Economics  

This course will examine key economic issues in the global business environment. Students will develop an understanding of how global businesses are impacted by real world developments in economics, politics, and finance; and explore such topics as globalization, country differences, cross-border trade and investment (both goods and services and capital and labor), the global finance architecture, and competing in a global marketplace, as well as two underlying themes evident throughout the module: contemporary context and localized content of the material.

DBLN BUSN 3374/ECON 3360

International Marketing  

This course will explore terms, concepts, and theories of marketing in the international context, as well as its scope and challenges. Students will examine how global dimensions technology, research, capital, investment, and production impact marketing, distribution, and communication networks; gain insight into the increasingly interdependent global economic and physical environment and its impact on international marketing; analyze current international marketing issues and their implications; and develop an understanding of how companies create competitive strategic plans that enable them to survive and succeed in global markets.

DBLN BUSN 3372

Irish Literature and Film  

Course details and syllabus will be available in summer 2021. Please contact us with any questions at 800.793.0334 or at www.capa.org/contact-us

DBLN LITR/FILM 3314

  • Globally Networked Learning

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