Take a deep dive into Irish physical and social ecology through a dynamic combination of class seminars and fieldwork. Explore how Irish landscapes are created and maintained through both natural and anthropogenic activities. Field trips facilitate contact with the Irish countryside, flora, fauna and conservation practitioners. By introducing key elements in geology, hydrology, and ecology, you'll hone your field skills in species identification and gain an understanding of the essential conservation and sustainable management practices that are unique to the living landscapes of Western Ireland.
Rec. Semester Credits
3.0 Min GPA; Completed two years of college; All levels of Gaelic; Previous coursework required
Founded in 1845, the University of Galway hosts 17,000 students on its central campus along the River Corrib. Attend class side-by-side with Irish and other international students for an integrated experience in western Ireland’s largest, oldest university. Students receive a transcript from the University of Galway upon completion of their program.