Spend a semester or academic year in the charming city of Limerick, Ireland with AIFS! You’ll earn up to 15 credits per semester at the University of Limerick (UL). Courses are taught in English.
The University of Limerick offers a service learning program for AIFS students. Community projects require students, academic staff and community partners to focus on a specific need within the local community.
You’ll live in university townhouses on campus and receive a meal allowance to subsidize the cost of meals and groceries.
You’ll enjoy cultural and social activities including:
Literary walking tours
Traditional Irish music night
Visits to museums, castles and other historic sites
Day trip to the West of Ireland
2-day trip to the Aran Islands
Day trip to Dublin (fall semester)
3-day trip to Cork (fall semester)
Day trip to Killarney (spring semester)
3-day trip to Galway (spring semester).
A 2-night tour of London is included for students on the AIFS Flight Package.
Offering more than $800,000 in scholarships, grants & financial support each year!
AIFS is recognized as a premier provider of study abroad programs. All-inclusive program fees cover tuition, housing, a meal plan, tours and excursions, insurance and 24-hour emergency service. Since 1964, more than 1.5 million students have traveled abroad with AIFS.
The local AIFS office and staff organize cultural activities, academics, and housing and provide onsite student support.
Visit the AIFS page for all program information including: academics, course dates, cost, housing and excursions.
Application Process for Other Approved Programs
This program is offered through one of our approved program partners. In order to participate you must apply through, and be approved, by both St. Thomas and the program.
Attend a first-step session. Dates posted online at stthomas.edu/studyabroad.
Schedule an advising meeting. This meeting will review:
any questions you have about studying abroad, including program selection if you are considering multiple programs.
the course approval process
how to apply to Other Approved Programs
Notify your study abroad advisor of final program selection.
Complete all St. Thomas application materials by the St. Thomas application deadline.
Complete program application via the program’s website by their deadline.
University of St. Thomas application deadlines:
October 1 for January Term and spring semester programs
March 15 for summer, fall semester and year-long programs.
Please note that some programs have deadlines earlier than St. Thomas.
St Thomas Criteria for Participation
Minimum grade point average of 2.5.
Students may not apply for, maintain an approved application, nor participate in a Study Abroad program while on academic or conduct probation. Any disciplinary records may be a consideration for approval to participate in an off-campus programs.
View all eligibility requirements for study abroad through St. Thomas: stthomas.edu/studyabroad > Student Policies.
Some programs have additional criteria.
Financial Aid Awards (grants, loans and scholarships) typically apply to study abroad. Visit stthomas.edu/financialaid for instructions.
The Office of Study Abroad, and other approved program partners, offers scholarships. Visit stthomas.edu/studyabroad, and the program’s website, for details.
For additional program information, contact the program partner.
For application procedures contact Study Abroad.
Office of Study Abroad
University of St. Thomas
MHC 212 (Mail 5026)
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105-1096 USA