Business Study Abroad: Ireland - Summer 2015
Location: Dublin, Ireland






Department: Business

Leaders: Dr. Jason P. Kight (

: Business

  Terms/Timeframe: 5/24/15 to 6/6/15; On Campus dates TBD

Language: English

  Credits: 3

Budget: Summer 2015

Summer 2015 Ireland and Spain


Good Academic Standing
Good Judicial Standing
Open to ALL majors

  Application Deadlines:

January 30, 2015

*This program is competitive. A selection process may occur after application deadline has closed.

  Application Materials:

EIU Program Application (Faculty-led Programs)

Course Selection Form

Academic Program

This study abroad course introduces students to the international business environment focusing on law and the society in Ireland. Topics include cultural, political, social, and economic factors affecting international business; the regulatory and ethical environment of global business; and an introduction to financial, marketing, and management issues affecting businesses.


Combine Your Study Abroad Experience: Business Study Abroad: European Union-Summer 2015

The Study Abroad Ireland Summer Program would like to formally announce their parternship with the Business Study Abroad: European Union Summer Porgram.

Learn how you can maixmize your stay and combine your studies with the Business Study Abroad: European Union Summer 2015 program.

Click Here to learn more about extending your summer stay!

Activities / Itinerary

The class will meet on the EIU campus, dates and times TBD. The program is open to both business and non-business majors who want to learn about Ireland law and society, and how their culture and institutions differ from their American counterparts. The course includes a variety of activities and excursions, such as discovering the city of Waterford, touring the Jameson Distillery and the Guinness Storehouse, exploring the Blarney Castle, and visiting Kilmainham Gaol and the US Embassy in Dublin.


Make course/substitution selections on your EIU Program Application. The credit hours associated with your selections may not exceed the credit hours allocated for this program: 3

Undergraduate Options:
BUS 3970

Graduate Option:
MBA 5997
MBA 5990

After Your Trip:
Take STA4000G at EIU to fulfill your senior-seminar requirement!


Students will live in double rooms with shared baths, two beds and two students per room. Separate rooms will be provided for male and females.



At least two pre-departure orientations will be provided and are required for all participants.

Your faculty leaders will hold one of these orientations, where they will cover information on safety, health, legal, environmental, political, cultural, and religious conditions in the host country(ies), as well as planning logistics.

The Office of Study Abroad (OSA) will hold the other orientation. They will cover general information about traveling abroad to different areas of the world and facilitate a panel discussion composed of students who have already participated in faculty-led study abroad programs.

Kissing the Blarney Stone

Necessary Documents

To enter a foreign country, you must have a valid passport. If you are a U.S. citizen and do not currently have a valid passport, or if your passport will expire during the time you will be overseas, please go to the U.S. State Department web site for information on how to apply for/renew your passport.

You are strongly encouraged to read the U.S. State Department's Consular Information Sheet on your host countries. It will provide you with a great deal of information to help you prepare for your trip.

**Please be aware that you are responsible for obtaining the most up-to-date information on entry requirements. The Office of Study Abroad only provides general information, as visa regulations and procedures are constantly changing. Please consult the Consulate for more information. **