Study Abroad in Ireland

Students who study abroad in Ireland while attending the University of Limerick

Established in 1972, the University of Limerick is located in Ireland’s 650-acre National Technological Park on the Shannon River, just outside Ireland’s fourth-largest city.

What You’ll Learn

The university offers a wide range of courses in the natural and social sciences, technology, and Irish studies. There’s also a new program in Irish traditional dance.

The equine science program is of special interest to equestrians and students interested in veterinary science.

Living in Limerick

A thriving, modern city, Limerick offers historic, artistic, and theatrical attractions. It also has an especially lively music scene.

Students studying abroad in Ireland will live in apartment suites in student villages on campus. Each suite has several single bedrooms and a shared living room and kitchen.

Students prepare their own meals or eat in the subsidized restaurants on campus. Hollins provides an allowance to cover the cost of meals.


  • Open for fall or spring semesters
  • Open to Hollins students of humanities, social sciences, and physical sciences
  • You must be a junior with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0
  • Pre-med and pre-vet students may enroll as second-semester sophomores with a pre-professional advisor’s recommendation