Fall 18: 5th May
Late August 2018 – Mid December 2018
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION:
AVG COURSE LOAD:
4–5 Courses (12–15 US credits)
⦁ Pre-Departure Orientation
⦁ Visa & Immigration Advising and support
⦁ Financial Advising
⦁ Tuition and Registration
⦁ On-campus housing
⦁ Airport Pick-up
⦁ On-site Orientation
⦁ Welcome Tour
⦁ On-site Staff Support
⦁ 24/7 Emergency Assistance
⦁ General Assistance and Travel Support
⦁ Access to UL sports gym & swimming pool
⦁ Welcome & Farewell Events
⦁ Live Life Abroad – EZC’s Authentic Social & Cultural Activities Program
⦁ Volunteer Opportunities
⦁ Excursions and field trips
⦁ Student Clubs & Organizations
⦁ Host Institution Services & Amenities
⦁ Official Transcript(s)
⦁ Health and Safety support
⦁ Advantage – Access to EZC’s Exclusive Program for returning students including free webinars, online resources and more focused on how to use your experience abroad to further your career development in the future
UL is one of the world’s top universities and you will live in one of safest countries in Europe. Limerick, the 3rd largest city of Ireland, is located in the heart of Ireland only 30 minutes from Shannon Airport and very well connected to Dublin Airport. It is a great location from which to travel and discover all of Europe.
You will have the opportunity to choose between 1000 classes each semester and over 70 clubs and societies.
Living alongside Irish students The University of Limerick Buddy Program offers you the possibility to have a real authentic and local experience in Ireland.
Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.90
Semester in Limerick, housed at the University of Limerick, operates on a semester calendar, so you will have no problem fitting the program into your academic schedule. You can take courses from across the 6 colleges: Business, Education, Humanities, Engineering, IT & Electronics, and Science.
How to choose your course
You can find all courses on offer here.
Courses do not generally change from year to year and students can base course selections on the previous year’s courses as long as they correspond to the correct semester, Spring or Fall.
For further information and details or you can check directly on the UL website at the full book of modules: https://bookofmodules.ul.ie/
Once you choose your modules, get in touch with your home institution and get the approval!
Please be advised that availability of classes is not guaranteed. At EZC we recommend all of our students select more classes than they will eventually take from the university book of modules (approximately 10 classes to start with). Approve all modules with your home institution before departure as this will allow you to have flexibility in scheduling when you register for classes on-site.
During the first two weeks at the University of Limerick you will participate in the university’s orientation program. During this program you will have the opportunity to try out as many classes as possible to determine which suits you best. Please be advised that availability of your chosen classes is not guaranteed and you will not be registered for your modules until you have completed the university’s orientation program at the end of the first 2 weeks of your stay. During orientation you will be given a registration form to choose the classes you most want and this must be returned to the International Education Office in the second week of orientation.
Your social and residential experience abroad is just as important as your academic studies at this wonderful university. We understand that to make the most of your short time in residence it is important that you take every opportunity to meet and live with others, we will encourage you to integrate with other international and Irish students.
As an EZC Student you will live in one of University of Limerick’s six village communities in residence where you can make the best of your time in Ireland living in the heart of it all, close to the campus sporting facilities.
All six residential villages at University of Limerick are self-catered.
⦁ Single bedroom, while kitchen/living areas are shared with a maximum of 7 others, all study bedrooms are private
⦁ While some apartments are equipped with shared bathrooms, apartment residences with en-suite facilities for those who wish to have their own private toilet/shower are available at a supplement
⦁ Fully furnished kitchen, a comfortable lounge area, electric heating, television, launderette, and internet access through the University of Limerick network
⦁ The village offers full maintenance service, regular security patrols, and a residential village manager who is available for student assistance 24 hours a day
Life on UL campus
There are over 60 campus-based clubs and societies, and membership is open to all students. Joining a club or society is one of the best ways to ensure you make the most of your time at UL and to meet other students.
The UL International Society is extremely active, organizing regular events and trips, and have a large membership of both international and Irish students.
There are several international grocery shops and a supermarket located close to the university where students can purchase food and other supplies. For those interested in fresh food or who want to try an international dish, once per week, there a farmer’s market right on campus!
Our experienced team will provide you with the best pre-departure advice and assistance as well as support on-site which is second to none. We understand that this may be the first time for you to travel outside of your home country; you can be assured that our EZC on site staff will be on hand to make the transition from home a smooth experience to allow you to get the most from this life-changing opportunity. At EZC we also focus on making the most of your Study Abroad experience once you have returned with a series of free webinars and online resources to help you understand how promoting this experience can help in your future career path.
As an EZC student you will have access to all resources available at the University of Limerick.
The EZC on-site team holds office hours at the University of Limerick bi-monthly. EZC team members are available to you at all times through a 24/7 emergency phone number. They will run the unique Live Life Abroad program, lead excursions, assist with housing and provide full support during the enrollment process.
FEES AND DATES
|Orientation||4th September 2018 – 7th September 2018|
|Class Dates||10th September 2018 – 26th November 2018|
|Exam Dates||7th December 2018 – 20th December 2018|
|Christmas Break||21st December 2018 – 18th January 2018|
|Application Due Date||May 5th, 2018|
|Final Forms & Payments Due||May 15th, 2018|
|Admissions Status||Currently Accepting Applications|
*prices and dates are subject to change
Extra Costs & Living Expenses
At EZC Study Abroad we want you to be fully prepared so here below we have outlined any extra costs and estimated living expenses per semester.
GNIB Card (Immigration) – €300
Housing Security Deposit (refundable upon departure) – Amount TBC
Books & Other Materials – €200
Clothes, Laundry etc – €350
Food – €1,200
Personal Travel within Ireland – €175