Spend four weeks in Ireland's only university town with the NUI Maynooth International Summer School

This four-week program offers courses from a variety of different disciplines. The program includes lectures, accommodation, some meals, excursions and field trips to areas of interest in and around Ireland. 

Fields of study

  • Anthropology
  • Art history
  • Business
  • Economics
  • English
  • English literature
  • Environmental science
  • History
  • Marketing
  • Peace and conflict studies
  • Sociology

More information regarding specific courses available can be found on the host university website

Credit equivalent 

5 ECTS = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 4 UQ Units if at least 10 ECTS are successfully completed (pending UQ faculty approval).

Visa Information

It is your responsibility to ensure you have the correct visa for the country where you will be studying. As UQ Abroad is not a visa-issuing authority we cannot provide visa advice.

Contact the Irish Embassy for visa and immigration information.

Eligibility and application

All applicants must meet the UQ short-term experience eligibility criteria and the MUISS entry requirements

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The program fee for the program is approximately $5,300 AUD and includes the course fee, airport transportation, accommodation and some excurisions.

More information regarding program fees can be found on the host university website.

Applicants may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding.


Accommodation is included in the program fee. 

For more information regarding accommodation, please see the host university website

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ Abroad: 10 March 2019
Host: 14 April 2019

Program Dates

Start: 06 July 2019
End: 03 August 2019

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Study abroad​
Location: Maynooth, Ireland
Credit: For-credit only
Cohort: Undergraduate

UQ Abroad Information Sessions

Students are encouraged to register and attend an information session to receive more details on the short-term application process, eligibility criteria, funding etc.