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

International Construction Management in 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, Cork, Bunratty, Galway, Ireland
Course # SA 10910
Duration Summer
Upcoming Program Dates
Summer 2023 05/16/23 to 05/30/23

Program Leader

Name James L. Jenkins
Email jenkinjl@purdue.edu
Click here to enroll in this program!
Please Note: Due to COVID-19, programs may be altered or adapted with little notice

Program Description

Application process now open --- contact Professor Jenkins (jenkinjl@purdue.edu)

Ireland Study Abroad trip brochures available at Front Desk of the Construction Management Office (Knoy Hall, Room 453)

This course will focus on the construction industry of Ireland.  Students will tour new construction and historic renovation sites in the cities of Dublin, Cork, Cobh, Bunratty (near Limerick), and Galway. Students will also attend lectures/presentations by Irish faculty (Technological University Dublin/National University of Ireland-Galway) and construction personnel to gain insight into the construction industry of Ireland. Cultural visits include the Guinness Brewery, GPO (site of the Irish Easter Uprising), Christ Church Cathedral, kissing the Blarney Stone, Cliffs of Moher, Cobh Heritage Museum, and the Aran Islands.  

DATES: May 16-30, 2023

DAY 1-3: DUBLIN

 · Guinness Brewery Tour

 · Technological University Dublin (TUD)

 · Construction Site Visit (TBD)

 · Henrietta Street Renovation

 · GPO Heritage Museum

 · Dublinia Museum / ChristChurch Cathedral

DAY 4-6: CORK/COBH

 · University of Cork

 · Walking Tour of Cork

 · Construction Site Visit (TBD)

 · City of Cobh Waterfront

 · Cobh Heritage Museum

 · Blarney Castle / Blarney Stone

DAY 7-8: LIMERICK/BUNRATTY CASTLE

 · Bunratty Castle Tour

 · Walking Tour of Bunratty Folk Park

 · Medieval Banquet in Bunratty  Castle

 · Durty Nelly’s Pub

DAY 9: BURREN AREA/CLIFFS OF MOHER

 · Bus Tour of Burren Area

 · Caher Connell Stone Fort

 · Poulnabrone Portal Tomb

 · Cliffs of Moher

DAY 10 –11: GALWAY/ARAN ISLANDS

 · National University of Ireland (NUI)

 · Walking Tour of Galway

 · Construction Site Visit (TBD)

 · Ferry Ride to Aran Islands

 · Bike Tour of Aran Islands

DAY 12-14: DUBLIN

 · Jameson Distillery

 · City of Howth Harbor

 · Book of Kells

 · Dublin Castle

 · Brazen Head Pub

 

The 2023 Ireland Study Abroad course is led by Professor James L. Jenkins. The program leader suggests that applicants read the study abroad summer handbook.

                     

 

Academic Credit

Upon successful completion of this program, participants will earn three credit hours (tech elective) as BCM 49900 (register for SA 10910).

A series of course meetings will take place in March/April 2023 prior to trip departure (dates/times TBD).

Eligibility

The course is open to ALL MAJORS, but Purdue University students should have an interest in construction management or a closely-related field (with Program Leaders permission)

 Enrollment is limited to EIGHT (8) Purdue University students! Please contact Professor Jenkins at jenkinjl@purdue.edu prior to submitting your application.

Note that all students may need to be fully vaccinated (and submit proff of vaccination) prior to travel to/from Ireland.

Program Cost

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

 

 

Estimated Program Cost between $2,499 - $2,999 (before $500-$1,500 scholarship applied if eligible)—includes tuition, all hotel accommodations, some local transportation, bus tours, some meals, event tickets, group shirts, and  insurance. Program Cost to be determined by December 2022/January 2023.

 

Costs not included: plane fare ($700-$1,200), other meals ($500), trains/taxis,/bikes ($200), passport ($175).

NOTE: Students plane fare varies with departure & return airports.

 

 

Application Deadline

 

Contact Professor Jenkins at jenkinjl@purdue.edu to  arrange one-on-one interview.



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.