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FIE / Dublin Business School

Term To Study: Spring 2017
Application Deadline: Oct 04, 2016
Program Starts: Jan 05, 2017
Program Ends: May 01, 2017
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Major 3: Economics
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Major 10: Business Administration
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Major 12: Area / Ethnic Studies: European
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Major 13: Business Marketing
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Major 14: Business Management
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Major 15: Business Accounting
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Major 16: Business Human Resources
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Major 17: Business Supply Chain / Logistics
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Major 18: Digital Media
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Program Category: One-Country
Program Type: Provider
Link 1: FIE website
Program Locations: Dublin
Contact Phone: 803-323-2133
Contact Name: Winthrop International Center
Contact Email:
What is Included: Pay Winthrop tuition and housing fees to Winthrop and your tuition and housing is covered in Dublin. Health insurance through FIE and excursions are also included in these fees.
What is not Included: $1,000 for meals (self-catered) (estimated)
Estimated Costs: These costs apply to those selected for Winthrop spots. Additional students who meet minimum admission criteria may choose to attend and pay the full program fee as published on the FIE website, plus the study abroad application and participation fees.

$135 Passport
300 Euro Irish Residency Permit
$200 Winthrop Study Abroad Application Fee
$325 Winthrop Study Abroad Participation Fee
$1200 International airfare (estimated)
$100 Books and Supplies (estimated)
$100 Local transportation (estimated)
$1,500 Personal Spending money (estimated)

Program Description

FIE / Dublin Business School in Dublin, Ireland
* Limited to 5 students per semester; Mass Comm and Broadcasting students get preference.

The Dublin Business School in the heart of the Irish capital allows students to experience the intellectual and social culture of contemporary Ireland. Students can spend a semester or full year in Dublin. DBS, a leading independent business college in Ireland, includes degree programs in career focused business education as well as in the areas of Arts, Media, Humanities and Psychology.


Ireland is known for its history and culture, as well as its scenery and people. With a population of over one million people, Ireland’s capital, Dublin, is a modern and urban city offering impressive and creative museums and restaurants. Historical sites are everywhere, including the Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin’s Writer’s Museum, and Dublin Castle, containing the Chester Beatty Library.


Students first take the 4-week intro course, Irish Culture and Society (INAS 425 3 credit hours), a comprehensive program introducing Irish politics, history, literature, and culture. Field trips are added to the coursework to enhance student’s experience in Ireland. Students select up to 4 additional courses from the subject areas.

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- Limit of 5 students per semester; Mass Communication and Broadcasting students have preference. Additional students may apply and attend, but will pay the full program fee as published on the FIE website.
- Sophomore standing or above
- Minimum 2.5 GPA (NOTE: Letter of reference required for GPAs of 2.5-2.99 GPA)

Housing and Meals

Located in the center of Dublin, the student apartments are within a 30 minute walk from the campus. The fully furnished apartments have 3 to 4 single bedrooms, with shared bathrooms and shared living/dining/kitchen area. Each room has a private study area with cable Internet connection. The kitchen is equipped with cookware, silverware and dishes.

This site contains the most accurate information available at the time of revision date. Statements contained herein are not contractual obligations. Winthrop University and the International Center each reserves the right to cancel, suspend, or change, without specific notice, programs, offerings, procedures, qualifications, fees and other conditions.

Quick Facts

Population: 4722028
Capital: Dublin
Per-capita GDP: $ 40100
Size: 70273 km2
Time Zone: (GMT) Dublin

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