Dublin, Ireland Summer Engineering

Kylemore Abbey in Connemara, County Galway, Ireland.

Program Description

In this 6-week, 6 credit program, you will live, study and explore three separate regions in Ireland. You’ll start your Irish journey by spending the first week of the program at Notre Dame’s castle-like Kylemore Abbey Global Centre on the west coast.

Then the program shifts to Dublin where you’ll stay in University College Dublin dorms and take classes in O’Connell Hall at Notre Dame’s Dublin Global Gateway.  In the final week, the program shifts to the historic town of Sligo to finish classes and explore the northwest coast of Ireland.

The 2022 program will be led by Notre Dame Professors James Schmiedeler and Kerry Meyers.


All students enroll in both of the following courses for a total of 6 engineering credits.

  • EG xxxxx: Mechanics of Traditional Irish Sports
  • EG 44175: Probability and Statistics 


May 15 – June 25, 2022


You’ll live one week at Kylemore Abbey, four weeks in dorms at University College Dublin, and a week at a hotel in the town of Sligo on the northwest coast. 

Program Fee

The 2022 program fee is $8,300, plus a $200 University Study Abroad Administration Fee.

The program fee includes the cost of 6 Notre Dame engineering credits; accommodations for six weeks, including some group meals; GeoBlue international health insurance; all program academic outings and field trips; and on-site program support from Notre Dame faculty and Global Gateway staff.

It does not include the cost of airfare; some meals (about half of the meals are provided); passport/visa fees; international cell phone/plan; personal spending money.

All students are considered for need-based engineering scholarships to help underwrite program costs.


Applications will be accepted between September 23, 2021 and November 1, 2021.

Program assignments and waitlist notifications occur before Christmas break.


Feel free to contact:

Mike Kitz
Executive Director, Summer Engineering International Programs

Todd Taylor
Director, Summer Engineering International Programs