Study Abroad

Hofstra in Ireland

Program Description

Hofstra in Ireland 2019
July 8 - 29, 2019

Join us in Ireland summer. We’ll be studying on her breathtaking Atlantic coast, at the National University of Ireland, Galway. Ireland is also our classroom, as we attend plays, poetry slams, concerts, comedy, dance, street performance, the local music scene, and art shows and films from around the world during the Galway International Film Festival (Fleadth) and Fringe Festival. A day trip to Inis Oirr, the prettiest Aran Island, can make one feel as if they stepped into the 12th century, and of course we will see the Cliffs of Moher. Galway is a world-class college town with teeming streets and a vibrant night life, and just a short taxi ride from the beaches and promenade of Salt Hill. The Saturday Open Market is open every day during festival season, where you can pick up fresh food (international food made from local ingredients) and the work of local craftspeople. International internships are available for the Fringe, Arts, and Film Festivals.

Our program is grounded by a rich history of local contacts and family everywhere we go. Typically, our friends in each place are sad when Hofstra students leave and they tell us so. Cead Mille Failte, One Hundred Thousand Welcomes, is never as true in Ireland as it is for Hofstra. There are three free weekends (July 12-14, 19-21, and 26-28) when you may travel independently within Ireland as you wish, or take advantage of inexpensive flights to U.K. or the European continent.

For more information about the Hofstra in Ireland program, please contact:
Professor Patricia Navarra
Director, Hofstra in Ireland Program
104 Mason Hall
Phone: (516) 463-0234
Email: Patricia.C.Navarra[at]hofstra.edu

Program Details

Hofstra in Ireland 2019
July 8 - 29, 2019

Eligibility: Acceptance and participation are contingent upon continuing compliance with the pre-departure process and timely submission of a completed form program application and four (4) necessary forms and a nonrefundable $500 deposit receipt by March 9, 2019. Limited places available. Early application is encouraged.  

Costs*
The program fee of $3,900 covers round-trip airfare; housing; insurance; excursion to Aran Islands and the Cliffs of Moher; cultural activities such as the Galway Arts and Film Festivals; local transfers; health insurance; and three special group dinners. Daily breakfast is included during posted hours. In addition to the program fee, students pay standard Hofstra tuition and fees for three or six credits.

*The program fee quoted above is subject to change.

Application Information
For an application, please visit hofstra.edu/studyabroad and click on “Study Abroad Applications” under the “Useful Resources” tab. Download and complete the Hofstra in Ireland application and the four (4) necessary forms. Bring the completed application, necessary forms and $500 nonrefundable deposit receipt to the Office of Study Abroad Programs, 107 Roosevelt Hall, South Campus, by Friday, March 9, 2019.

For more information about the Hofstra in Ireland program, please contact:
Professor Patricia Navarra
Director, Hofstra in Ireland Program
104 Mason Hall
Phone: (516) 463-0234
Email: Patricia.C.Navarra[at]hofstra.edu

Available Courses

Hofstra in Ireland 2019
July 8 - 29, 2019

Choose from the following courses. You may take one or two courses (three or six credits):

  • CRWR 137: Introduction to Playwriting (ENG) Professor Navarra
  • IRE/ENG 123: Modern Anglo/Irish Drama (IRE, ENG) Professor Navarra
  • EIRE 001: Elementary Irish Language (satisfies the Special Language Option) with a NUIG Professor
  • RTVF 180J: Irish Film: Myths, Legends, and Realities, Professor Paul Zimmerman

NOTE: Honors credit: Contact Professor Navarra for Individually Negotiated Honors Option.

 
Hofstra in Ireland