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  • Locations: Cork, Ireland; Dublin, Ireland; Galway, Ireland; Limerick, Ireland
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Budget Sheets: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English NC State Students Only: No
Minimum GPA: 2.0 Click here for a definition of this term Class Standing: Freshman, Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Click here for a definition of this term Language Requirement: 0 no minimum language requirement Additional Requirements: None
Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Group Click here for a definition of this term College or Unit: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Duration: Short Term Click here for a definition of this term Provider: NC State
Program Description:

Ireland: Equine Industry
The United States and Ireland are intertwined culturally, economically and politically. Participants will have the opportunity to acquire first--hand knowledge of livestock and crop management practices, food science and processing, and food security in the host countries. Students will tour a variety of livestock, fruit, and vegetable production farms and will meet with representatives from prominent agricultural organizations such as Teagasc (Agricultural and Food Development Authority) and University College Dublin. Students will also attend the Balmoral Agricultural Show, the largest annual farm show in N. Ireland. In addition, students will have the opportunity to experience Ireland's rich cultural heritage.

This is a four credit hour course with a lecture component held during the Spring semester (one credit hour). The spring component will consist of group discussions and presentations, guest speakers, and travel preparation. The overseas portion of the program (three credit hours) will take place directly following the end of the Spring semester and will fall under summer enrollment. 

  • ALS 494: International Learning Experience in Agriculture and Life Sciences
  • AGI 194: International Learning Experience 

NC State Program Cost 
Program Dates 
  • May 13 - 25, 2019
  • Various locations in Ireland including Belfast, Galway, Cork, and Dublin 

  • Dr. Karl Jicha -
  • Ms. Kayla Howell |

  • 2.0+ GPA 
  • Not on active disciplinary probation 
  • Not on Academic Integrity Probation currently or during prior semester
  • Prerequisite: ALS 494/AGI 194 - 1 credit hour spring lecture/travel prep course 
The University reserves the right to alter the program format and/or costs in case of conditions beyond its control. If the program is canceled or a student withdraws, a refund for the program may not be available in all cases. Please refer to the Study Abroad Withdrawal and Refund Policy for details. Questions may be directed to

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This program is currently not accepting applications.