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UIC BME and the University of Galway launch new exchange opportunity

University of Galway exchange program

UIC’s College of Engineering and Study Abroad Office are excited to launch an exchange program between UIC and the University of Galway in Ireland. The university has earned international recognition as a research-led university with a commitment to top-quality teaching.

This program is open to rising juniors and seniors in biomedical engineering. Applications for the fall 2024 semester are due by Sunday, March 10. If accepted, University of Galway applications are due by April 30. Orientation begins September 7, and classes begin September 9. Exams end on December 20.

Key Details:

  • Dates: Fall 2024 and/or Spring 2025
  • Cost will be comparable to a semester at UIC
  • Students can apply for study abroad scholarships and use financial aid
  • Earn UIC credits while studying abroad in Galway, Ireland
  • S. citizens will need a visa for this program if staying over 90 days.
  • Students will live in apartments on the University of Galway campus
  • Cultural visits include: social societies, King Fisher Club, and monthly campus events

For more details and to apply to the program, please visit the program’s webpage or email Jenna Stephens at The application deadline for fall semester 2024 is March 10.