Study Abroad in Ireland: CGTC Dual Enrollment

Ireland study abroad group stand on cliff.Earn academic credit through authentic Irish experiences. Learn in a global classroom that offers off-the-beaten-path experiences, perspectives, and culture. Together with Study Abroad Ireland, students will travel to County Donegal, where they will be immersed in the vast cultural history of Ireland and participate in guided tours through museums, castles, and

The students will also take tours of unique, historical parts of Ireland around the country and ocean-side landscapes, where they will learn to surf, ride horses, and discover caves.


Program Requirements:

Open to current high school students and those graduating in May enrolled in Dual Enrollment across the Technical College System of Georgia. Students must have successfully completed English 1101 (or equivalent) in order to register for Humanities 1101. Any student not currently enrolled with CGTC must apply for admission or transient status. Each student will enroll in HUMN 1101 Introduction to Humanities – 3 credit hours. Earned credits are transferrable to other 4-year institutions throughout Georgia.



Course tuition will be covered for currently enrolled Dual Enrollment students. Standard tuition rates apply, and costs can be covered by Financial Aid for eligible graduating students.

This inclusive trip includes flight, in-country travel, admission to museums, accommodations, excursions, and most meals. The 2024 trip cost $3,400. 

The listed price is only guaranteed for the first 20 students who enroll. *Airline costs may change closer to the departure date.

Visit the “Paying For Your Trip” tab to the right for more information on scholarship opportunities. *Participation or submission of an interest form does not guarantee scholarships.  


Travel, Health & Safety Requirements:

Students must have a valid U.S. passport, not expiring within 3 months of travel, in order to participate in any Global Initiatives Study Abroad program. Visit, the U.S. Passport Information to apply. *The State Department has experienced delays. Any student interested in traveling abroad should apply for a passport immediately, even if not deposited on a trip. 

Students, faculty, and staff enrolled in any study abroad experience will adhere to any and all COVID-19 public health policies of our partners. The Office of Global Initiatives monitors the U.S. Department of State. At this time, our partners in Ireland require full vaccination against COVID-19. *Currently, this does not include booster shots, the office will monitor and provide information as needed.


Submit an Interest Form:

Click on the link here to submit an interest form for study abroad. The Office of Global Initiatives will communicate the next steps for students. CGTC Global Initiatives Study Abroad Interest Form.


Past Trips: 

CGTC Dual Enrollment Students Return from Ireland Inspired by Adventure and Culture 



Dual Enrollment Study Abroad Program at CGTC Returns to Ireland (2022) 



For more information:


QR Code for WhatsappJoBen Rivera-Thompson
Marketing and International Outreach Coordinator
(478) 365-1280

Scott Hughes

Division Chair, English and Humanities
(478) 757-2564