Spend January Term in the friendly and culturally rich city of Dublin, Ireland, with AIFS! Study Irish literature at Trinity College Dublin, the country’s top-ranked university. Located in the center of Dublin on 47 acres, the university sports notable alumni including Oscar Wilde and Samuel Beckett.
The AIFS inclusive program fee includes all of the great features below in addition to many pre-departure, on-site and upon-return services to help students make the most of their time abroad.Review Our Policies
3 semester credits
Course in Irish literature
Double rooms in shared apartments or student residences
Day trip to Wicklow, Glendalough and Kilkenny
Guided walking tour of Dublin, a traditional Irish music night and a visit to the Guinness Storehouse
To help you get to know your classmates better, familiarize you with the local area and advise you about your stay
to help with any questions or advice you may need throughout the program
Round trip flights U.S.-Dublin-U.S.
Round trip transfers between the airport and campus overseas
You will live with other AIFS students. The housing includes:
Internet access is included in all AIFS housing in Dublin.
The country offers a rich diversity of cultures and ethnic groups dominated by young people, over half the population of Ireland is under 30 years old!
Ireland, known as the “Emerald Isle” due to its lush greenery, was founded by Vikings, Dublin and the surrounding area have been home to many other groups including Celts, Danes, Normans, Welsh, and British.
Dublin has more green spaces per square kilometer than any other European capital city, with 97% of city residents living within 300 meters of a park area. The city council provides 7.3 acres of public green space per 1,000 people and 255 playing fields and plants approximately 5,000 trees annually.
AIFS provides dedicated on-site staff who will assist students throughout their stay in Dublin. Details and contact information will be published on the AIFS website AIFSabroad.com prior to the start of the J-Term program.
The Resident Director provides academic advice, introduces you to the community and handles communication with the University.
Learning does not begin or end in the classroom. To help you get a true taste of Irish culture, various activities will be organized such as:
Travel into the beautiful Irish countryside to the Wicklow Mountains and Glendalough. Includes scenic views of the round towers, Celtic crosses, waterfalls and landscapes, and a visit to Kilkenny.
Students can select an optional transportation package for all AIFS programs. Students who choose to book their own flights should meet up with group at the program location and will need to make their own ground transportation arrangements.
Below are fees by departure city based on average historical costs and subject to change. If you select this option on your application, the total flight package price will be confirmed in your account 6 months prior to departure. (Program fee is guaranteed.)
Social identity & access
One of the best things you can do before departure is enter into the journey knowing that your time abroad will be unique to this experience. The resources, community, and support available to you when abroad will likely be different as well. In order to help you prepare for your experience, we have compiled many resources about social identity and access in specific locations abroad. Your program staff will also provide you with more details pre-departure and during orientation.Learn more