The spring-semester Dublin Management Internship Program, which is open only to BU students, consists of three management courses, an Irish history and culture course, and an internship. Students directly enroll in University College Dublin (UCD)’s Quinn School of Business from January through May, and then participate in an internship from May through early June. Internship placements are contingent upon the student’s past experience, professional interests, and available opportunities, so flexibility is essential. Students are housed in apartments on the campus of UCD and have access to its facilities and services.

BU Questrom School of Business students should refer to Questrom’s lists of pre-approved courses at UCD before applying.

  • Boston University students only
  • Admissions requirements for all programs
  • UCD’s admissions criteria require study abroad students to have an overall GPA minimum of 3.0Students with a GPA below a 3.0 may be considered on a case-by-case basis and should contact BU Study Abroad before applying.
Program offers a spring-semester internship program consisting of three management courses, an Irish history and culture course, and an internship for credit. Students directly enroll in University College Dublin (UCD)’s Quinn School of Business from January through May, and then participate in an internship from May through early June.

BU Questrom School of Business students should refer to Questrom’s lists of pre-approved courses at UCD before applying.


The Global Learning Experience: An Online Course

Students in all Fall and Spring programs have the opportunity to enroll in The Global Learning Experience at no additional cost.

  • CAS IP101: The Global Learning Experience (1 credit)
    • All program participants have the opportunity to make the most of their semester abroad with The Global Learning Experience, a self-paced, Pass/Fail course with brief readings and experiential assignments that accompany them while living and studying in a country and culture different from their own. Students post their work, experiences and observations to an online platform to trace and articulate their achievements abroad from an academic, personal and professional standpoint. The course links students with the faculty instructors as well as peers studying on other BU Study Abroad programs around the world. Students earn one credit in addition to the total program credits mentioned below at no additional cost.

University Dormitory

Please note that because this program extends over University College Dublin’s spring and summer terms, students will be expected to move between on-campus accommodations following the conclusion of final exams at UCD.

  • Board is not included in this program. Students are responsible for budgeting their own cost of meals. If students wish to have a meal plan, they must secure housing in the Roebuck Castle accommodation on the University College Dublin campus. An additional cost for a meal plan will be added to their term bill.
  • University College Dublin does have limited dining hall facilities, but it is at the student’s own expense. There are ample grocery stores in the immediate area surrounding the campus.
  • Coin-operated laundry facilities are located within the accommodations on campus. Cost of laundry is not included in the program fee.
  • Students have access to many services provided by University College Dublin, including libraries, recreational facilities, and study spaces. Students are welcome to participate in all UCD social clubs, teams, and organizations.
  • Spring Semester: mid January to early June

Please note: This program is only offered during the spring semester.

  • Spring Semester: October 1