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Ireland, Dublin - KEI: Dublin - Griffith College

Studying in Dublin offers a chance to learn from a multidisciplinary set of courses in a city rich with culture and heritage.


Dublin, Ireland features the best of all worlds: a capital city, a world-class business center, and plenty of local culture. Dublin is a fun city with one of the youngest populations in Europe. Students will find everything from historic sites, museums, theaters, and much more! Dublin is a pedestrian city, where you can enjoy walking along the River Liffey and exploring the various colorful neighborhoods of Dublin.


Griffith College Dublin (GCD) established campuses in Dublin, Cork, and Limerick in 1974. The Dublin campus is seven acres large and takes about 10-15 minutes to walk to the Dublin city center.


The semester curriculum offers a wide selection of courses in diverse disciplines. The normal load is four courses per semester; however students may enroll in a fifth course with approval from KEI. Areas of interest include:

  • Arts: Architecture, Fashion & Performance

  • Business & Economics

  • Communications: Journalism & Media

  • Computer Science & Information Systems

  • Criminology, Forensics & Law

  • Tourism & Hospitality

All students must take Irish History & Culture. Qualified students can apply for Internships.

Student Life & Co-Curricular

Internships and community service opportunities are available to students. Cultural field trips within the city of Dublin and throughout Ireland to places like Glendalough, Galway and Belfast are commonly organized. Students can also join campus clubs including soccer, sailing, poker, basketball, hockey, pool (billiards), ultimate frisbee, darts, debate, drama, film and others. Griffith Student Union newsletter posts events and activities throughout the semester.


Griffith College Halls of Residence are a ten-minute walk from St. Stephen's Green in the Dublin city center. The halls have 24-hour security. Each suite consists of a living area, 1 to 3 bedrooms, bathroom and a small kitchen. Most bedrooms are double occupancy. The suites are furnished, including TV, Internet, and laundry.

Program Cost

The program fee includes tuition (12-16 credits), accommodation, program orientation, scheduled academic excursions, and international health insurance. The program cost is based on full-time semester tuition and on-campus Marist housing. Students receive a detailed cost sheet once they have been admitted to the Marist Abroad Program.

Admission Criteria

  • Minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA at the time of application

  • Sophomore standing or higher at the time of study abroad

  • Academic Advisor approval of program and coursework

How to Apply and Get More Information

Enrollment is limited, and applicants are encouraged to apply early. Click here for more information on the Marist Abroad application process.

If you have any additional questions about the program contact the Program Coordinator at

 Please click here for additional information on the program.