We invite you to study abroad with API in Galway, the "Cultural Capital of Ireland," which has also been voted the friendliest city in Europe by Condé Nast magazine. This ecologically focused program offers practical experience within the natural environment in the west of Ireland. Designed to help students develop skills to evaluate sustainable use and conservation of Ireland’s ecological resources, this unique program is ideal for anyone looking to learn more about ecology and critical environmental issues.
Deepen your understanding of ecology, earn valuable academic credit, experience the warm and inviting hospitality of the Irish people, and explore the incredible natural beauty of western Ireland!
Pre Departure Services
Orientation Materials and Resources
Access to International Phone Plans
API Alumni Network
On Site Services
Medical and Life Insurance
Social and Cultural Activities
Welcome and Farewell Group Meals
Re-Entry Materials and Support
Alumni Network and API Ambassador Program
- Minimum 3.0 G.P.A.
- Open to juniors and seniors
- Open to students with previous coursework in ecology, environmental science, geography, botany, zoology, natural history, or natural heritage
- Completed API application
- University Approval Form
- Official transcript
- Copy of passport/birth certificate
- Passport-sized photo
- Entry requirements: valid passport with supporting documents