Program Requirements in Ireland
Student Ireland. Spending an Academic Year or a Semester as
an exchange student in Ireland means living with a host family and
attending high school for 10-11 months or 4 to 6 months. In
order to qualify as an exchange student in Ireland, you must be
at least 15 years of age and no more than 18 years of age
on the date of your departure (some programs allow for exceptions
to be made for 19-year-old students and some destinations allow
students to participate at the age of 14).
You must have at least a 2.75 GPA for academic year and semester
programs and a 2.50 GPA for summer programs.
Students must also meet any additional requirements specific
to the country they choose, for example a student may be required
to have studied the language of the destination country.
Two Worlds United students must be motivated, flexible, open-minded, curious,
adaptable to new situations, and should have a
sense of humor.
Students should also possess good written
and oral communication skills.