Building Science in Ireland
International Construction Management in 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.
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.
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 Technology during the Fall 2009 semester.
Download a copy of the BSCI Ireland 2016 Brochure.pdf
- 16 May 2017: Program Start Date
- 30 May 2017: Program End Date
BSCI 5960/6960: Special Problems in Construction - Ireland
Please con tact the Faculty Director for Program Costs
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
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.
- 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.