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Fact Sheet:
Academic Courses: HUM Language of Instruction: English
Extra-Curricular Activities: Volunteering Housing: Apartment
Program Length: Academic Year, Semester Program Type: Study Abroad
Minimum GPA: 3.00 Class Status: Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Program Description:

Arcadia University at National University of Galway

Arcadia-Ireland GalwayAT A GLANCE/LOCATION
Located a short commute from the center of Galway, a semester or year at National University is sure to provide an eclectic cultural experience for its students. Though your classes will be taught in English, you will feel and hear the Irish culture on campus at National University. If you want a taste of a true Irish city, National University could be a good choice for you.

Pre-Requisites for Program/Eligibility

Arcadia requires a 3.0 to be considered for this program.


FALL SEMESTER:  Late August - Mid December
SPRING SEMESTER:  Early January - Mid May
ACADEMIC YEAR: Late August - Mid May
  • Ethnic and Cultural Studies
  • Engineering
  • History
  • Literature
  • Social Sciences

Photo of Ireland/N.IrelandCOURSE INFORMATION 

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Click here for more information about courses from Arcadia.

You will live on campus at National University in a shared bedroom with a shared bathroom in an apartment style accomodation. You will have a shared living space and kitchen. Meals are not provided. Click here to read more about accomodations at National University of Ireland.


1. Administrative Fee: $150

2. Belmont Tuition:

Students will first pay Belmont tuition. The provider will then charge Belmont for the cost of the program. Belmont will pay for the program using the student's tuition. If the provider program costs more than Belmont tuition, the student will be charged the amount that is above and beyond Belmont tuition. If the provider program costs less than Belmont tuition, the student will only be billed Belmont tuition. 

3. Airfare  
Students are responsible for booking their own international travel. It is recommended that students wait to be accepted fully into their program before booking their airfare. 

4. Other 
  • Meals are not included
  • Visas may require a fee. To read more about visas click here 
  • Optional Arcadia excursions
  • Personal expenses


Arcadia will plan some excursions that you may choose to participate in. You also have the option to participate in service activities while in Ireland if you wish. Click here to learn more about this opportunity.

Dates and Deadlines

All requirements must be completed by the Study Abroad Office deadlines: online materials are due by 11:59 PM on the deadline date
  • Spring Semester Programs: October 1
  • Summer/Fall/Academic Year Programs: March 31 
How to Apply

1. Please click the Apply Now button (found at the top-right of this page and/or at the bottom of this page) to apply.
2. You will automatically be directed to your myBelmont account to log-in.
3. After logging in to your myBelmont account, if you are not re-directed back to Belmont Global, open a new window for Belmont Global to complete your application.

This program has a two-step application process:
Step 1) Belmont’s Study Abroad Office application, which requires:
  • Passport photocopy
  • Online questionnaires
  • Signature documents 
Step 2) The Provider application, to be completed SIMULTANEOUSLY with Step 1:
  • You must submit the provider application and all requested documents directly to the provider by the Belmont Abroad Office deadline, regardless of the deadlines set by the provider organization.
  • Instructions for completing the provider application will be provided on your Belmont Abroad Office application. You should contact the provider directly if you have further questions about the application.
  • Your application will not be considered complete until you have submitted both the Belmont application and the provider application. 


Bonnie Marschner 

Office of Study Abroad • JAAC 1009


National University of Ireland Galway

Program Overview

NUIG is a distinguished university with a reputation for teaching excellence that spans more than 160 years, with a particular strength in Celtic civilization, history, business, natural and computer sciences.

Located on Ireland's mythical west coast, Galway is a gorgeous city that is rich in Irish culture and language.

Arcadia's Approach

Arcadia opens the doors to new experiences, different academic learning, people, cultures and perspectives so you can build your own lifelong learning and memories:

  • Enjoy academic success – earn credit abroad

  • Explore a new world – excursions, activities, events, and so much more!

  • Get to know yourself – gain a new view of the world and your place in it.

  • Rely on us for support – 9 centers in 12 countries worldwide

  • Boost your resume – employers AND graduate schools.

Please check our website for dates and the latest program information.

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Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2019 03/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission 09/02/2019 12/22/2019

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.