Experience a unique Summer in Ireland!

Journey to the unspoiled coastal community of northwest Ireland, as part of the Global Perspectives through Irish History and Culture summer pre-college course, a partnership between Drew University and Institute of Study Abroad Ireland. Specifically designed for high school students aged 15-17, this exciting, interactive and fully immersive experience takes place at the Institute of Study Abroad Ireland campus, in Donegal, which is renowned for its scenic beauty, world class culture, and friendly people.

Highlights include lectures, field trips and assignments delivered by expert instructors, and the opportunity to earn college credits. Passport required.

If your application is accepted, a $500 deposit will need to be paid before March 2, 2020 to secure your place.

Apply Now for July 9 - 30, 2020 Program

More on the Program


As a participant in the Drew University/Institute of Study Abroad summer program, you’ll have a one-of-a-kind opportunity to see the world, make fast friends from around the globe and learn in an environment unmatched in its beauty and charm.


The Irish History and Culture course covers a wide range of global issues such as identity, conflict resolution, political awareness, community service, emigration, poverty and wealth, history and genealogy through the unique lens of Irish history and culture.


Students who successfully complete the program will receive three college credits from Drew University, which will be accepted as transfer credits at most U.S. colleges and universities.

About Institute of Study Abroad Ireland

The Institute of Study Abroad Ireland are the experts at arranging educational and cultural visits to Ireland for school and college groups, and independent students of all ages. Since 1996, we have introduced hundreds of teens and adults to an authentic Ireland through programs that have included history, literature, arts, music and culture.

Our programs include our legendary global scholars summer camp for teenagers, and our college programs and faculty-led trips which facilitate authentic and focused study abroad experiences for students in a safe, friendly and culturally rich location.

We offer authenticity, value for money, courtesy, genuine enthusiasm about what we do, professionalism, efficiency and friendliness.

Apply Now for July 9 - 30, 2020 Program