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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 eight-week summer program gives you insight into the significant ways in which Dublin has been imagined, reinvented, and transformed by globalization. Earn 6 or 9 credits.

Arrival: June 2, 2020
Departure: July 25, 2020
Program Fee: $7,895
Application Deadline February 28, 2020
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

During your internship, you'll acquire useful professional skills for your future career, enhance your classroom experience, connect with locals, and improve your resume. Learn More

Learn About Studying with CAPA in Dublin

 

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 Belfast and a Dublin city tour. Social events and program activities include an arrival reception, mid-term dinner, a farewell ceremony, and a guided tour of Dublin street art.

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.

24/7 Emergency Support

We maintain a comprehensive health and safety plan with staff available 24/7 in the event of an emergency.

Insurance

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

Support

The CAPA team is available throughout your program to assist and support you 24/7 with any urgent situations.

Summer Courses

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 Business  

This course will examine business environments in an international context, focusing specifically on Ireland and the European Union. Students will explore political, economic, and ethical contexts for policy and business operations and the cultural intricacies of international and global business; compare and contrast new knowledge with that of their existing understanding of business policy and practice in the United States; and develop broad perspectives required of successful managers working in an increasingly globalized world and workforce.

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DBLN BUSN 3371

Irish Language and Culture: Leargas  

Leargas is the Irish word for insight. This course will explore Irish culture through the lens of Irish language. Students will learn basic Irish language skills; develop an awareness of areas of Irish culture and society that foster and promote the language; examine the role of Irish language in past and present cultural movements and trends; and assess the broader application of the language in Irish society. Students will be given firsthand opportunities to familiarize themselves with traditional Irish instruments, song, dance, folklore, and sports.

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DBLN IRSH 1101

The Experience of a Lifetime Awaits

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