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  • Locations: All, Ireland
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
College/School: College of Architecture, Design and Construction Department/School: Building Science
Program Type: Auburn University Faculty-Led Program AU Faculty Director(s): Scott Kramer, kramesw@auburn.edu
Majors: Building Science Majors GPA: 2.25 (Undergraduates), 3.0 (Graduates)
Program Description:

Building Science in Ireland

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

International Construction Management in Ireland

This study abroad course will focus on the construction industry of Ireland. Students will tour new construction and historic renovation sites in the cities of Dublin, Cork, Limerick, and Galway. Students will also attend lectures/presentations by Irish faculty (Dublin Institute of Technology & the National 
Institute of Ireland-Galway) and construction personnel to gain insight into the construction industry of Ireland.

Cultural visits include the Guinness Brewery, Christ Church Cathedral, kissing the Blarney Stone, Cliffs of Moher, and the Aran Islands. Additional trips may include visits to the city of Cobh (last port of call for the ill-fated ship Titanic) and the lovely fishing village of Howth.

Students will earn three credit hours (tech elective) for this course. The 2016 Study Abroad course is led by Professor Jenkins,who has lead the Ireland study abroad courses since 2009 and also lived in Ireland during a faculty exchange with the Dublin Institute of Techn
ology during the Fall 2009 semester.

Download a copy of the BSCI Ireland 2016 Brochure.pdf

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IMPORTANT DATES

Summer 2017:

  • 16 May 2017: Program Start Date
  • 30 May 2017: Program End Date

COURSE

BSCI 5960/6960: Special Problems in Construction - Ireland

PROGRAM COSTS

Please con tact the Faculty Director for Program Costs

ACCOMMODATIONS

Housing will be arranged by the BSCI faculty and is included in the program cost.

LOCATION AND EXCURSIONS

Dublin, Cork, Limerick, Galway, Cobh, Howth and Aran Islands

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Excursions include, but are not limited to:

  • Walking tours of Dublin, Cork, Galway and more
  • Construction site visits
  • Dublin Institute of Technology visit
  • Blarney Castle
  • Site visit with Jacobs Engineering
  • Medieval Banquet
  • Bus Tour of Burren area
  • Cliffs of Moher
  • Bike Tour of Aran Islands
  • Dublin Castle

PASSPORT AND VISA REQUIREMENTS

If you do not have a PASSPORT: Please check www.travel.state.gov for the nearest local passport office and forms. Auburn Abroad recommends that you apply for a passport as soon as possible. If you already have a passport: Please check the expiration date. Passports should be valid for at least 6 months following your scheduled time abroad.

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VISA REGULATION:

  • U.S. Citizens do not need a visa for this program
  • Non-U.S. Citizens should verify visa requirements

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Please contact the Faculty Director listed at the top of the page for more information.




This program is currently not accepting applications.