Irish Cultural Studies

Summer School Programme in Irish Cultural Studies

Three-week study abroad programme (June/July 2017) for international students.

The aim of this programme is to provide participants with an introduction to Irish history, culture, politics and society. It focuses on key aspects of Irish history, settlement, migration and civilization. Through lectures, tours, discussion and reading, the programme provides an outline analysis of the principal phases of historic settlement in Ireland.

The objectives of this programme are:

There is a fee payable for participation in this programme, which includes tuition plus excursions. Accommodation and expenses associated with cost of living are not included.

  • to outline the events leading to the emergence of modern Ireland, to analyse the ideas and forces that shape its character
  • to offer an analysis of the recent development of the Irish economy and the consequent transformation of Irish society
  • to expose participants to Irish culture, including literature, theatre, visual arts, Irish language, music, dance, sport, food and drink.

Further details (and application forms) may be obtained from: