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Ireland: ENGR 3000 Global Leadership for Engineers

Experience Ireland’s rich history and culture while learning about their latest engineering and science innovations in Galway, Killarney, Cork, and Dublin. With the goal to train our engineers to be successful in the 21st century global competitive market, this course provides students with introductory global competencies in leadership and management and the engineering profession through professional development sessions as well as corporate and cultural site visits in Ireland.

Program Dates

Students depart the United States on Sunday, May 20, 2018 and return on Saturday, June 2, 2018.

A 7-week pre-departure class will be held from April-May 2018. Exact dates and times will be provided after program registration.


Cork, Killarney, Galway, and Dublin

Program Activities

  • Welcome and farewell dinners
  • Engineering lecture and National University of Ireland (Galway) and the various company visits.
  • Visit the Blarney Castle is situated in Blarney village, 8 km from Cork City.
  • Enjoy a tour of the Ring of Kerry (166km), the most famous and panoramic route in Ireland.
  • Enjoy a sheep herding demonstrations at a working sheep farm.
  • In Killarney and the Galway areas you will visit the Cliffs of Moher and the Burren region.


Hostels and student housing


  • Open to all engineering departments, MU majors and UM System students
  • Open to freshmen, sophomores, juniors, seniors
  • No course prerequisites


Program Fee: $2,560*
* Includes housing, international health insurance, Engineering Study Abroad fees, International Center fees, cultural excursions, local transportation, and some meals.

Additional Costs:

  • Tuition & Educational Fees (3 credits hours): $1,259*
    * Based on Missouri Resident tuition & fees
  • Airfare: $1,200-1,300
  • Personal Expenditure Estimates
    Meals & Local Transportation $400

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These budgets are an estimate valid at the time of printing and are subject to change. Depending on your personal spending habits, you may spend more or less than the figures provided. The given amounts are estimated costs based on current exchange rates and on the information provided to us by your host program or institution.

Financial Aid

Financial Aid packages are typically granted in the form of low-interest student loans that cover all trip related expenses (tuition, fees, accommodations, activities and personal expenses)

To be considered for aid, you must:

  • Be enrolled in a study abroad program
  • Complete a financial aid worksheet with your study abroad advisor
  • Take the sheet to Student Financial Aid in 11 Jesse Hall to meet with a financial aid adviser (no appointment necessary or an appointment can be made through MU Connect).

If you are awarded financial aid for study abroad, it will be applied to your MU account according to the regular financial aid disbursement schedule.


Applications can be submitted here.

First come, first serve basis until the course is full (limited to 30 students).

Registration deadline: February 15, 2018

Maximize your Ireland summer experience and earn 3 additional credits in either ENGR 2200 (Strength of Materials) or IMSE 4380 (Six Sigma Methodology).

Course Instructor

Lindsey Wisnewski

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