Transy In Ireland

Ireland, Inspired

The Transylvania in Ireland program will take you to beautiful County Clare for three weeks of study based at the Burren College of Art. Immerse yourself in a rich culture of art and literature while learning from local and regional experts.

Important Details

Dates: TBA 2022

Deadline to Apply: December 15 for scholarship consideration
February 1 for regular consideration

Cost: TBA

Download the scholarship application


Courtney Smith
Director of Global and Intercultural Engagement


Based at the Burren College of Art in beautiful County Clare, the three-week Transylvania in Ireland program offers a culturally rich and engaging academic experience. Classes will be enhanced by course-related program travel, visits with regional professionals and interactive evenings with folklorists, musicians and community dance. Courses will meet major requirements and general education requirements.

Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to experience the arts and culture of the Emerald Isle.

What You’ll Get

  • Up to 1 unit credit (4 semester hours)
  • Group excursions
  • Accommodations
  • Local transportation
  • Medical/travel insurance
  • Two group meals
  • Scholarships may be available for Transylvania students

Note: Daily walking and hiking are part of the program, as well as two short ferry rides.

Included Activities & Excursions

  • Weekend in Dublin
    Abbey Theater, Book of Kells, Various museums/art galleries
  • Burren tour
  • Cliffs of Moher
  • Flaggy Shore
  • Ballyvaughan Farmer’s Market
  • Set-Dancing/Ceili in Kilfenora
  • 2-night visit to Aran Islands