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Study Abroad:

Business in Ireland
Encounter the Beauty, Fun and Culture of Ireland, have the option to visit nearby countries during 3-day weekends and complete upper divisions credits in an Experiential Learning Environment.

Experiential learning in Ireland brings core business classes to life. Join us for the journey…

Course Goals

  • Gain an understanding of the Irish society including its politics, economy, society, history, identity and culture through a business lens.
  • Bring core business courses alive by providing experiential learning through visiting corporate, governmental and significant cultural sites.
  • Develop skills and academic and professional abilities applicable for use in regional and global contexts.
  • Develop an openness to differing viewpoints on controversial topics related to course material and be able to form and share their own opinions.
  • Expand communication skills by finding new ways to navigate around communication barriers.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking skills in the areas of cultural analysis and intercultural understanding.
  • Reexamine their values and priorities to become better contributors to the global community by becoming culturally self-aware.


Program overview

Place of study: Galway and Dublin, Ireland

Dates: May 15–June 18, 2021 2021 PROGRAM CANCELED DUE TO COVID-19
Program will return in Summer 2022

Course credit: WSU courses, 6 credits required

Courses offered:

Option 1: BLAW 210, FIN 223, FIN 330, IBUS 496
Option 2: ACCTG 330, ACCTG 420, IBUS 496

Expenses (excluding air, WSU tuition & fees): TBA (+ WSU full time tuition)

Scholarships available?: Yes

Financial aid applies?: Yes

Director: Nori Pearson,

Additional Faculty:


Locations courses, and prices are subject to change.

Program Highlights

  • Weekly business visits
  • Gaelic Games
  • Cliffs of Moher

Information Sessions

To apply

  • Application deadline for the program and scholarships: February 1, 2021
  • Carson College of Business Study Abroad Scholarship deadline: January 10, 2021
  • Apply online or visit International Programs Global Learning in Bryan 105

Find out more

Questions? Concerns?

Contact Courtney Anne Jackson,, Todd Hall 101 B

Appointments can be made via the Carson Center virtual front desk:
M-F from 1 – 4 p.m. on Zoom or by e-mailing the Carson Center at

Congratulations to Natalie Heathman for winning third place in the 2019 Study Abroad Film Festival!

Lydia Weis’s 2018 Study Abroad Film Festival third place video: