API in Dublin, Ireland: Maynooth University
API students at Maynooth University choose from a range of undergraduate courses as offered in the Faculty of Arts, Celtic Studies and Philosophy, the Faculty of Science and Engineering, and the Faculty of Social Sciences.
In addition to the normal class offerings at Maynooth University, API semester students may participate in the Certificate in Irish Studies and Certificate in International Business programs
API students at NUIM have the exciting opportunity to participate in a university-sponsored mentoring program. NUIM’s Mentoring Program facilitates intercultural exchange by matching full-time Irish students with recently arrived study abroad students. It is a program with mutualbenefits! The local Irish student mentors are eager to share the area they know so well with their API student mentee, and the API studentsare encouraged to integrate with local students and learn more about Irish life, both inside and out of the university setting.
Maynooth University offers students the best of both worlds – a small-town experience located within an easy commute of Dublin city. The school prides itself on being Ireland’s only “university town,” and the beautiful, historic campus is closely integrated within the vibrant County Kildare town of Maynooth. The university traces its origins directly to the foundation in 1795 of St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth, and it is Ireland’s second oldest university. Maynooth University has a long-standing international reputation for learning and academic excellence in the sciences and humanities.