Dublin City University (DCU) located in Dublin, Republic of Ireland

Muhlenberg’s semester program in Dublin is specially designed for students majoring in Media & Communication and Film Studies but is open to all students meeting program prerequisites. All coursework is offered in the School of Communications at DCU. A member of the Muhlenberg Media & Communication faculty travels with students to Dublin for the semester. While at DCU, students enroll in 4 courses: The Dublin Seminar, a course in an accelerated format taught by the Muhlenberg faculty member; two Media & Communication electives taught by faculty at DCU; and COM 960 - Communication Internship in a communication-related field. An outside agency matches students with their internships during the semester prior to the study abroad experience.

Dublin information sheet

 Students will take 4 courses

  • 1 Media & Communication course taught by the Muhlenberg faculty member
  • 1 internship in a Media and Communication-related field (such as television, radio, video production, film, public relations, advertising, web marketing)
  • 2 Dublin City University courses


Program Prerequisites

  • Declared major in Media & Communication or Film Studies
  • Overall GPA minimum of 3.0


Program Support

  • The Resident Director of the program (the Muhlenberg faculty member) will be on campus at DCU for at least 10 weeks.  DCU orientation is 2 days.


Students will take a 5-day study trip during their DCU semester.


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