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  • Locations: Galway, Ireland
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Restrictions: Drexel applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Class Eligibility: Freshman, Junior, Pre-Junior, Sophomore Type of Program: Intensive Course Abroad
Click here for a definition of this term Program Advisor: Lauren Steinberg
Program Description:
Program Overview | Academics | Program Calendar | Program Fee | More Information

Summer Break in Ireland: Exploring Global Team Dynamics
Galway Landscape Picture

Program Overview

This Intensive Course Abroad is a 4-credit course in which students will explore team dynamics from a global perspective, including the skills, roles, and cultural dimensions that impact team performance. It will also highlight the culture and history of Galway and Ireland.  Students will pursue the application of various team dynamics theories and practices, and research and discuss ideas with faculty, peers, and guests, in conjunction with on-site activities including local lectures, company visits, guided tours, case studies, self-development tools, and service learning. The program will also focus on the importance and understanding of leading and following in the achievement of goals when working in a team.
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to or have had experience to:

  • Explore team roles and responsibilities amid cultural dimensions, organizational structure, and goal setting.
  • Connect service learning and other team-related activities to understanding successful achievement of collaborative and organizational goals.
  • Apply learnings in ongoing discussions with peers and professionals in academic and work environments.
  • Understand and appreciate the overall beauty of the country, its history, sites, food, drink, and general culture in the context of global awareness and international teams.


Students will be registered for BUSN 350 for 4 credits as a part of their spring term. Students must leave space for these 4 credits in their credit load, or will otherwise be billed for exceeding the 20 credit term maximum. The majority of coursework will take place in spring term, with the program taking place at the end of the class. 

Instructor: This program will be led by Dana D'Angelo (, Clinical Professor in LeBow College of Business

Program Calendar

Arrival Date: June 14, 2024
Departure Date: June 20, 2024
*Students may extend their travel independently before or after program dates.

Itinerary Overview

Day 1 (F)
Theme: Am I Ready?  Are We Ready? Where is the I in TEAM?
Arrival and Check-in                                                                         
Orientation and Introduction
Lunch and U Galway Campus Tour
Welcome Dinner
Day 2 (Sa)
Theme: Seeing the Bigger Picture: How Are We Connected?
Galway City Tour
Group Lunch
Live Like a Local - Immersion Scavenger Hunt
Dinner on Own                                                                                                          
Day 3 (Su)
Theme: Knowing Thyself for Better Ourselves
History and Culture Activity (Optional)
Lunch on Own
Cultural Exploration (Cliffs of Moher and Aran Islands)
Dinner on Own
Day 4 (M)
Theme: Learning from the Past – Preparing for the Future
Campus Lecture – The Making of Modern Ireland: World Impact
Lunch on Campus
Play Like a Local - Gaelic Games for Teams
Dinner on Own
Day 5 (T)
Theme: Uniting for Purpose
Campus Lecture – Teamwork in a Sustainable World
Lunch on Campus
Company Site Visit (ei. IT or Software)
Dinner on Own
Day 6 (W) 
Theme: Adapting to and Embracing Change
Campus Lecture – Team Roles through Authentic Leadership
Lunch on Campus
Service Learning and Volunteer Activity
Farewell Dinner                                                                                 
Day 7 (R)        Check-out and Departure

Program Fee - $ 1725

Due 3/1/2024 - $500
Due 5/1/2024 - $1,225
*All payments are non-refundable unless declined admission or program cancels for unforeseen reasons.

Included in Program Fee:

  • Accommodation
  • ​Welcome Reception and ​​Farewell Dinner
  • City tour of Galway
  • All site visits and activities
  • Full-day excursions around Ireland
  • Public transportation tickets
  • Entrance fees ​
  • Travel insurance 

Not Included in Program Fee:

  • Round trip airfare ($1000)
  • Remaining meals ($300)
  • Passport ($165)
  • Visa* (if applicable)
  • Spending money /optional activities ($100)
  • Airport transfers
ICA Financial Aid: Students may request an Adjusted Cost of Attendance by submitting the ICA program fee and estimated out of pocket expenses listed above to Drexel Central (via askdrexel). Doing so could make students’ eligible for additional financial aid.  Students may also be eligible to apply for Drexel's ICA Scholarships.

More Information

  • Visa: US citizens do not need a visa to participate in this program, but students of other nationalities should confirm entry requirements.
  • A recommended flight itinerary will be provided. Students are responsible for booking their own airfare.

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2024 03/01/2024
03/04/2024 06/14/2024 06/20/2024

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This program is currently not accepting applications.