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Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2019 10/01/2018
Rolling Admission 01/22/2019 05/14/2019
NOTE: Tentative Program Dates
Fall 2019 03/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
NOTE: Tentative Program Dates
Academic Year 2019-2020 03/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
NOTE: Tentative Program Dates

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.

Indicates that deadline has passed
Fact Sheet:
Program Manager:
Patty Welsh
Language of Instruction:
Minimum G.P.A.:
Class Standing:
Junior, Second semester Sophomore, Senior
Number of credits per term:
Program Type:
Enrollment Restrictions:
Open to New Brunswick and Newark Business Majors
Non-Rutgers Students:
Resident Director: Catherine Charlton
Program Description:
The Program
  • With the River Shannon as a unifying focal point, the campus is located 5km from Limerick city and 20km from Shannon International Airport.
  • University of Limerick offers a range of programs in the Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, Business, Education, Health Sciences, Science and Engineering.
  • UL has one of the largest sports & events facilities in Ireland; there is always something happening in the Sports Hall!
Your Host City: Limerick
Limerick, situated on the west coast of Ireland, is the Republic of Ireland's third largest city. Limerick city was founded as a Viking fortress in the 10th century. Reminders of the city's eventful past include the 12th century King John's Castle, the medieval precinct and St. Mary's Cathedral. The population of Limerick City is about 55,000 and, with five institutions of higher education, there is a strong student culture. Limerick offers many activities for students, including a variety of historical, artistic and theatrical activities.

In order to have an idea of what classes are available, you should visit the University of Limerick website.

You will need to be sure that you are registered as a full time student according to University of Limerick and Rutgers University. That means that you will take 30 UL credits per semester.  A normal course load is 5-7 classes per semester. It is not possible to take classes as not-for-credit or pass/fail.

For information about Study Abroad credit transfer, registration, and transcripts please visit the Academics section of our website.

Academic Calendar
Fall Semester: Early September – Late December
Spring Semester: Mid-January – Mid-May
To view the current academic calendar, please visit the University of Limerick web page.
*All dates are subject to change.  Do not book your flight until you have been accepted by the university and the academic dates have been confirmed. 

Accommodations and Meals
UL students can choose to live on campus in one of the six student villages or off campus in private student accommodation or self-catering houses and apartments.  Please note that early booking is essential to secure your accommodation – whether on or off campus!

The student villages providing 2400 rooms on campus. There’s a friendly atmosphere throughout UL with so many students living on campus. Each student has his/her own room in a modern 6-bedroom apartment. All apartments are equipped with cable TV and each room has high speed internet access included in fees. The locations of the villages are excellent and close to all shops, restaurants, and banks.

Please refer to the Accommodation Office for additional information about off-campus options.

Financial Information
For more information on the total cost of the program go to the top of this page, locate "Budget Sheets" and click on the appropriate term.
For more information about Finances, including information about Financial Aid please visit the Finances Section of our website.
As part of your preparation to apply for this study abroad program, please familiarize yourself with the Rutgers Study Abroad policies.

Students are also encouraged to start researching Scholarship opportunities as early as possible.  You may find the following scholarships applicable to this program.

Rutgers Global–Study Abroad  Scholarships- Available to all Rutgers students participating in a Rutgers Global–Study Abroad program during the fall/spring/academic year/summer.  For more information please visit the Scholarship section of our website.

Benjamin A. Gilman Study Abroad Scholarships- Available to study abroad students who receive a Pell Grant.  For more information about the scholarship and additional eligibility requirements please visit the Gilman website.

Please also visit the Scholarships section of our website for additional information about Rutgers and National Scholarships.