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  • Locations: Dublin, Ireland
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2019 10/15/2018
Rolling Admission 01/29/2019 05/31/2019
Summer 2019 03/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission 05/31/2019 07/26/2019
Fall 2019 04/15/2019 ** Rolling Admission 09/09/2019 12/14/2019

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.

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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
College/School: College of Liberal Arts Department/School: Community and Civic Engagement
Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Auburn University Internship/Externship AU Faculty Director(s): Giovanna Summerfield,
Majors: All Liberal Arts Majors Click here for a definition of this term Student Level: G-Graduate, JR-Junior, SO-Sophomore, SR-Senior
Click here for a definition of this term GPA: 2.5, 3.0 (Graduates) Applicant Restrictions: Only AU students may apply
Language of Instruction: English
Program Description:

Liberal Arts CCE Internships
in Dublin, Ireland


Study and intern in Dublin! Ireland's capital is a cosmopolitan city with much to offer and with a delightful and friendly community. The program is based at Griffith College, where students will enjoy fully equipped classrooms and campus lodging and cafeteria. This is an ongoing program that has openings each semester. Students studying in Dublin can take advantage of an extensive network of internship sites, offering mostly placements for the following academic tracks:

  • The Creative Arts

  • Exploring the Media

  • Human Rights, Crime and Journalism

  • Globalization and International Trends in Business and Society

Courses at Griffith College are also organized within the above four tracks or themes. Students will be able to choose courses across these suggested tracks subject to timetabling, prerequisites, and availability. A course developed by Griffith faculty, Irish History and Culture: The Evolution of the Irish Nation, is also highly recommended.

Program Inclusions:

  • Part-time internship placement
  • Choice of contextual courses for up to 12 credits for the semesters and 6 for the summer
  • Tuition and course fees
  • Arrival Program Orientation
  • Arrival Reception and farewell ceremony
  • Mid-term dinner (semesters only)
  • Library and computer labs access
  • Student Union membership (semesters only)
  • City bus tour of Dublin and a full day excursions to Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • Housing (see Accommodations below)
  • Weekly program of subsidized cultural and social activities
  • CAPA International Services Support and World Student Health Care Insurance for travel, accident, and medical

For more information visit the Auburn CLA-CCE Website.

Auburn University has partnered with CAPA International Education to provide this program. Check out the CAPA Study Abroad and Internships Experience video for an inside look at this international opportunity!


Spring Semester 2018

Dates Abroad: January 29 – May 31

  • 5 Nov 2018: First half of Program Fee due to Bursar
  • 12 Nov 2018:Withdrawal less 25% penalty + $250
  • 19 Nov 2018:Withdrawal less 50% penalty + $250
  • 3 Dec 2018: Second half of Program Fee due to Bursar
  • 10 Dec 2018: No refund after this date

Summer Session 2019
Dates Abroad: May 31 - July 26

  • 10 March 2019: First half of Program Fee due to Bursar
  • 24 March 2019: Withdrawal less 25% penalty + $250
  • 7 April 2019: Second half of Program Fee due to Bursar
  • 14 April 2019: Withdrawal less 50% penalty + $250
  • 30 April 2019: No refund after this date

Fall Semester 2019
Dates Abroad: September 9 - December 14

  • 24 May 2019: First half of Program Fee due to Bursar
  • After 24 May: Withdrawal less 25% penalty + $250
  • 21 June 2019: Second half of Program Fee due to Bursar
  • After 21 June: Withdrawal less 50% penalty + $250
  • 30 June 2019: No refund after this date


Select the following document to find information about pre-approved courses offered at this program location: CCE.Dublin.PreApproved.Courses.pdf

Students may also obtain approval to take courses that are not pre-approved. Refer to the list of courses on the Academics in Dublin page, as well as the CourseListing.Dublin.pdf, and contact the Auburn Faculty Director for current course offerings. Please note that this list does not guarantee exact credit equivalency until students complete the course approval form as part of their application.


Program Cost: $16,150 per student for Spring semester and $8,650 for Summer. Students will also be charged the Auburn Abroad Fee of $677.

Students will begin to be billed (through the Bursar) 70 days before the start of the program. This is regardless of the application status. Withdrawal from the program must occur before this date to not incur fees.*

Scholarship Information:

  • For information on scholarships available through the College of Liberal Arts, visit the CLA website.

  • For information on scholarships available through CAPA, visit the CAPA website.

CAPA Cancellation Policy: Because of the nature of our study abroad program, we begin making payments for services on your behalf as soon as you enroll in one of our programs.  


We have established the following cancellation penalties outlines below in accordance with the penalties we would incur from our overseas partners should you cancel from a program.  Please note that you may incur additional cancellation penalties from your Home Institution - and that the amounts outlined below only account for the penalties that you would incur on behalf of CAPA International Education:

  • If you withdraw from a program between 70 days and 60 days before the start of the program, you will incur the following cancellation penalties: $250

  • If you withdraw from a program between 59 days and 46 days before the start of the program, you will incur the following cancellation penalties: 25% of the program fees plus $250

  • If you withdraw from a program between 45 days and 22 days before the start of the program, you will incur the following cancellation penalties: 50% of the program fees plus $250

  • If you withdraw from a program from 21 days before the start of the program onward, you will incur the following cancellation penalties: 100% of the program fees


Semesters: Students live in shared apartments (flats), conveniently located on the Griffith College campus. Students can choose between cooking in the flat or eating at the Griffith College cafeteria.

Summer term: Students will have the option to live in either single homestays with breakfast and dinner provided daily or within shared furnished apartments within the city of Dublin. 


Dublin, Ireland

As the cultural center and the heart of Ireland, Dublin is a friendly city bulging with opportunity. History becomes tangible at the Book of Kells, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, or the National Library. Stroll through the city and you’ll discover historic architecture blended with modern design at every turn. Literary greats George Bernard Shaw, Oscar Wilde, William Butler Yeats, and Samuel Beckett call Dublin home, yet it is also home to some of the world’s best musicals and cutting-edge drama. Dublin has evolved from a small, Viking settlement into one of the most vibrant political and social capitals of the world. Come enjoy the new experience that modern Dublin offers through its thriving economy, art and music theatre, and nearby outdoor adventures for when you need to get away. 



If you do not have a PASSPORT: Please check for the nearest local passport office and forms. Application for a United States passport should be made at least 120 days in advance of your departure date. Auburn Abroad recommends that you apply for a passport as soon as you know you are participating in the program. 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 will need to verify visa requirements

  • Non-U.S. citizens should verify visa requirements


  • Contact Dr. Giovanna Summerfield, Associate Dean for Educational Affairs

    • Office: 315A Tichenor Hall, Email:, Phone: 334-844-2890