High School Exchange in Dublin (EU students only)

If you want to take your English to the next level, enroll in this high school exchange in Dublin!

Being bilingual open many doors and studying abroad will help you in your personal development! Become an Exchange student in Dublin for a school year. You can practice your English language skills at school, in your host family's home and with your new Irish friends!

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  • study abroad Dublin Ireland
  • age from 15 to 18 years old
  • Language English
  • dates September to May
  • length Term, Semester, Academic year
  • price from 13240 EUR

Be an exchange student in the capital city of Ireland!

Your High School exchange in Dublin with Nacel International.

Study in Ireland and experience first hand the life and culture of one of the most popular European cities, while attending a local public secondary school! 
This high school exchange in Dublin, Ireland, allows outgoing students to discover this famous city, its literary heritage and most importantly, a unique educational system with international excellence recognition. Dublin is an ideal place for a high school program in Ireland. In addition to the many monuments and cultural activities, Irish people are very friendly and interested in learning about new cultures.
Note that this exchange program in Dublin is only open to European Union students.

Study Abroad in Ireland: highlights

  • You will be attending school like any other local student and may choose from a variety of subjects such as Art, Biology, History, Maths, Music, etc. 
  • Graduation is possible during your experience in a High School exchange in Dublin.
  • There are a variety of schools (Community Schools, Comprehensive Schools, Vocational Schools and Voluntary Secondary Schools). Students will be placed in a school based on availability. 

During their exchange program in Dublin, students will be placed with a warm and welcoming paid host family, on full board basis, 7 days a week (no boarding school accommodation). Nacel program includes bed/breakfast, packed lunch and dinner.

Our network of host families is carefully screened and selected. Most of the families are long-term contacts of our local coordinator and are checked and visited regularly.

Accommodation is not included during Christmas and Easter holidays.


European students interested in enrolling in a full academic year in Dublin must follow these steps:

1. Complete the application pack to include the following:

  • Application form and Student photo
  • English teacher recommendation
  • School report, school grades
  • Health form
  • Letter to the host family and pictures

2. Send the complete application to Nacel per email.
3. We will assess the application, issue the Acceptance Letter and invoice you part of the cost of your stay.
4. The remaining fees must be settled at least 2 months before school starts.
5. We will contact you to confirm the accommodation arrangements during summer.
6. As soon as you have arranged flights to Ireland, please let us know the airport, date and time of arrival together with the flight number. We will then make the necessary arrangements to meet the student at the airport.


High School exchange in Dublin, Ireland (EU students)

* Prices in Euros per participant.

Non-EU students should be placed in private schools and pay tuition fees (please inquire).
Not included : Application Fees (65 EUR)

Price includes

  • Administration fees
  • School registration and donation to school if necessary
  • Host family accommodation with full board (packed lunches on school days)
  • Orientation on arrival by the local coordinator
  • Airport pick-up and transfer on arrival and departure only
  • Support, assistance and 24 hours emergency phone number during the whole program
  • E-learning language program 

Price does not include

  • International airfare
  • Travel insurance (luggage lost, flight delay etc.)
  • Visa, passport and medical exam fees
  • Extra activities organized by schools and others
  • Daily transfers from family to school (bus passes might be necessary)
  • Accommodation during Christmas and Easter holidays
  • Extra cost for any special diet
  • School uniforms and sport uniforms (around 250 EUR), school books (between 50 and 300 EUR), extra language courses, transition fee in some schools (between 200 and 700 EUR)
  • Personal expenses and pocket money
  • Medical, Liability and Emergency Repatriation Insurance
Apply at least 4 months before arrival.

This program is exclusively available to European Union students, because students are enrolled in public schools.
In order to be accepted for this program, students must be interviewed in their home country and must have a minimum of 2 years of English studies. 
We accept students from 15 to 18 years of age. 


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