Students must take both of the listed courses.
Questions about these courses should be directed to the program instructor.
Please note: course descriptions are tentative and subject to change.
HTST 493.15: Special Topics in History: Women in Irish History (3 units)
HTST 493.58: Special Topics in History: Places and Spaces of Authority in Irish History (3 units)
Both courses require consent of the department for to enroll
Date TBD: Pre-departure orientation on campus
May 1 Pre-departure session SS 623, 10AM-12PM (may run longer than 2 hours)
May 2 Pre-departure session SS 623, 10AM-12PM
May 3 Pre-departure session SS 623, 10AM-12PM
May 4 Pre-departure session SS 623, 10AM-12PM
Attendance at the Pre-departure sessions is mandatory.
May 5: Depart from Calgary to Belfast, via Dublin
May 6 - 9: Belfast
May 10 - 12: Derry
May 13 - 15: Roscommon
May 16 - 19: Cork
May 20 - 25: Dublin
May 26: Depart Dublin for Calgary or further travel
For a detailed itinerary, click here
To be determined
The estimated cost of The History of Ireland Group Study Program is $8,341. This includes tuition, airfare, field trips, local transportation, accommodations and meals.
For the full cost breakdown and payment deadlines, please see the program Student Cost Summary.
Important information regarding deposit payments: Deposits are non-refundable. Deposits secure your space in the program and allows payment for logistical arrangements to be made in advance.
International Study Travel Grant: Students studying abroad may be eligible for the University of Calgary's International Study Travel Grant. For more information on eligibility, application details and deadlines please click here.
Faculty of Arts Group Study Program (GSP) Scholarships (for GSP participants) and Faculty of Arts Student Study Abroad Scholarships (for other international programs) - up to 10 awards of $1000 each! Application not currently open. Details to come.
Student loans: If you qualify for student loans, your program should qualify. We are able to provide you with a letter confirming your participation in the program for funding purposes. Please email email@example.com to request a letter.
Please note that eligibility for student loans is determined by your loans provider.
Click here for more info on funding opportunities!
NEW! Global Access Fund - up to 10 student per year and up to $5500 per person. This "funding first" model allows students to apply by October 28 and know their funding results before applying to a program. Economically disadvantaged students, first-in-family to attend university, Indigenous, LGBTQ2S+ students, students with disabilities and visible/racialized minority students are strongly encouraged to apply.
Students will stay at safe, clean and student appropriate accommodations.
The places we're staying on this group study program are all 3 or 4-star hotels, and each includes a substantial full-Irish breakfast. The hotels are centrally located, owned by Irish companies and employing Irish people, and are known to be friendly, safe, and superlative accommodations.
This program is open to undergraduate students in good academic standing from all faculties.
Statement of Purpose & Program Specific Questions
Please tell us why you want to study abroad, why you have selected this particular program (academic reasons, personal interest, career prospects, etc.), how this program will meet your academic objectives and/or complement your degree, how you plan to finance your program and why you should be selected.
The Statement of Purpose is submitted within your online application (max 500 words).
This program also has several questions from the professor that will need to be filled out.
Note: Because the online application will time out after one hour, we recommend that you compose your statement of purpose in advance in Word to check for spelling, grammar and word count, and then paste it into the online application. You may also want to copy the program specific questions as well to work on offline.
- Download an unofficial transcript from your Student Centre. Click here for a step-by-step guide to access your unofficial transcript.
- Submit your transcript through your online application with your statement of purpose.
Discussion with instructor
If your instructor has any further questions, they will contact you to clarify via email or in-person.
Once they have determined that you are a good fit for the program, your advisor will email you with a notification of your acceptance and your next steps.