If you have questions about this program, email the program leader listed below.

Global Perspectives in Sports Medicine - Ireland

Program Details

The arrangements for the travel, housing, meals, excursions and course content of this program have been made by the leader. Questions about this program can only be answered by the program leader listed below.

Program Type Departmental
Program Location Dublin, Galway, Dingle, Ireland
Course # SA 10221 or
SA 59000
Duration Summer
Upcoming Program Dates
Summer 2024 05/27/24 to 06/10/24

Program Leader

Name Scott Lawrance
Email slawranc@purdue.edu
Please Note: Programs may be altered or adapted with little notice

Enrollment Details: Enrollment Currently Closed


Program Description

Experience the historic and cultural richness of Ireland.  The program will focus on several different Sports Medicine topics and techniques dealing with the care of athletic injuries.  Dublin City University will be the hub for gaining  a hands-on learning experience about the history and science of these techniques and practices.  We will visit many of the important cultural and historic sites throughout Ireland over the duration of the program.  For additional observational experiences and sightseeing, travel will include day trips to Northern Ireland, Galway, and Cork with an overnight trip to the Ring of Kerry/Dingle.


Academic Credit

2-credit hours


All Purdue students, in good standing with the university, are eligible to participate in the program.  This year we are able to take 30 students.  In the event interest in the program exceed capacity, first preference will be given to students from the Department of Health and Kinesiology and College of Health and Human Sciences.

Program Cost

Students pursuing program participation accept financial responsibility. Purdue will take measures to mitigate financial risks, although will not be liable for loss.

The total cost is currently estimated to be between $3,000 and $3,500.  This includes roundtrip flight from Chicago into Dublin, all accomodations, educational content, all excursions/tour outside Dublin, local transportation, breakfast, and lunches while in Dublin.  NOT included are most dinners (to allow flexibility), lunches while out on tour days, souvenirs, and any incidentals (such as laundry). 


Application Deadline

Deadline to apply is January 15, 2024. 

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.