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Dublin Institute of Technology

Program Location Dublin, Ireland
Sponsor Purdue
Program Type Exchange
Course # SA 20195
Duration Semester
Upcoming Program Dates
Fall 2016 09/01/16 to 12/18/16
Current Program Dates
Spring 2016 01/25/16 to 06/13/16

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Overview Purdue Credit
Eligibility Academics
Housing Program Costs
Financial Aid Deadline
Returnee Info Resources

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Dublin Institute of Technology is one of Ireland's largest and most innovative institutions of higher education with an enrollment of 20,000 Irish and international students. 

Dublin, Ireland's capital, has a population of over one million. It is situated on the east coast and has an international airport and extensive sea ferry services. The climate is temperate with no excesses of heat or cold. In recent years, Dublin was ranked the 18th safest city in the world. 

For more program information, please visit the program website.



GPA Requirement: 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
Language Requirement: none

Purdue Credit
Direct Credit available from the following: [College of Liberal Arts][College of Health and Human Sciences][College of Technology]
Specifically from: AD (CLA), CSR, HTM, HSCI, NUTR (HHS)

If students complete courses while abroad from Purdue colleges that have not approved the program, they might be able to earn transfer credit for those courses. Students interested in pursuing transfer credit should discuss this with both their academic advisor and their study abroad advisor before applying to the program.

Academic Program

Courses: Link here for course information.

Consumer Sciences majors should discuss their interest in this program with Sally Harmon (

Health Sciences majors should discuss their interest in this program with Ellen Wells (

Nutrition Science majors should discuss their interest in this program with Dr. Mridul Datta ( or Marleen Troyer (

Hospitality & Tourism majors students should discuss their interest with Professor Richard Ghiselli (

College of Technology students should discuss their interest with their own academic advisors.NOTE:  CGT majors will be able to earn direct VPA credits for courses completed at DIT in subjects such as electronic and time-based art,  studio arts and technology, and visual communications design.

Industrial Design majors should discuss their interest with Professor Steven Visser ( Professor Laura Drake (

A DIT professor will serve as an advisor to each Purdue participant in advance to determine a plan of study.  Arrangements for course work, research and practical training can be discussed with DIT mentors.

DIT is an urban university with no dormitories of its own.  The DIT mentors provide students with information about housing possibilities.

Estimated Program Costs

Students should carefully note what costs need to be paid to Purdue University or to a co-sponsor or agency, and what costs need to be paid at the overseas study location.  This will vary by program.

Costs for this program are estimated and subject to change. The cost figures listed below are for: Spring 2016

Costs per semester to be billed by Purdue
You will pay Purdue Tuition Check Tuition
Program Fee$0.00
Purdue International Insurance (per month)$32.00
Purdue Study Abroad Scholarship (Semester) [More Info]- $3000

Approximate additional costs per semester
To be paid by the student.
Round-trip Airfare$1,300.00
Local Transportation$300.00
Books and Supplies$200.00
Miscellaneous Personal Expenses $3,000.00 -$4,000.00
Travel Documents (passport, photos)$175.00

Financial Aid

Purdue University financial aid may be applied to the costs of studying abroad. Students interested in receiving financial aid should

NOTE:  Recipients of certain tuition remission and scholarship programs should pay careful attention to the regulations for using those benefits for study abroad.  Ask your financial aid advisor about any limitations.

Click here for a list of scholarships and grants available to assist with the costs of studying overseas.

Application Deadlines

For full consideration, students must submit all supporting documents by the application deadline.  Popular programs fill quickly, often before the deadline.  To insure a place in a program, apply early.

As soon as a student submits an on-line application, a My Study Abroad account is created. Applicants should consult this page often to check on the status of the application.

Program Application Deadline
Most Fall Semester Programs Mar 1
Most Spring Semester Programs Sep 15

Returnees Information

Click below to search for Purdue students who have participated in this program and are willing to be contacted.  If you get no results, you can use the search form to find people who studied in the country you are interested in.


The websites listed below contain information about this program. The accuracy of information at external sites cannot be guaranteed.

For more information on this program, please contact the Study Abroad Office by phone (765) 494-2383 or email

Country map courtesy of The General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin