Ireland 2022

Celtic Connections: Adventures with Poets, Playwrights, and Fiddlers

Interested in studying Irish literature, language, and music in Ireland? Here is your opportunity. Join Michigan Technological University faculty Libby Meyer (VPA) and Dana Van Kooy (HU) for four weeks in Ireland this summer.

Offered Track A: First two weeks remote, followed by four weeks in Ireland (May 27—June 22, 2022)

Kerry Cliffs Ireland


Courses Offered

Students earn 9 credits abroad. Students are required to take: 

  • HU 2503: Introduction to Literature (3 credits) with focus on Irish writers like Sydney Owenson (Lady Morgan), Maria Edgeworth, W.B. Yeats, Seamus Heaney, Eaven Boland, James Joyce, and Samuel Beckett.
  • MUS 2040: Music & Tradition (3 credits) with focus on the music of Ireland and Scotland.
  • HU 3503: Special Topics in Irish Culture: Irish Literature, Language and Music (3 credits)

Physical Education credit is also optional if desired.

All students will be enrolled in these courses. If you need a 3000-level course instead of a 2000-level course, we will accommodate this. All courses are HASS listed. If you need additional credits to meet the 12-credit financial aid requirement, please contact one or both of the program faculty about options for directed study.

If you have questions about these courses, please contact Libby Meyer or Dana Van Kooy.

Enrollment: The required minimum enrollment is 10 students. The maximum enrollment is 16 students.

Program Costs

Getting There

While You Are There

How to Apply

  1. Complete the Michigan Tech study abroad application in Via TRM
  2. Click on “Request to Apply”
  3. Create your traveler profile in Via TRM
  4. Complete and submit the Michigan Tech study abroad application for the Ireland program.

Once your application is approved in Via TRM you will be required to commit to your application. Carefully follow the instructions regarding application fees and pre-departure forms.

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