Dates (subject to change)
April 5: Application Deadline
June 1: Queens Dorms Open
June 2: Welcome Reception, Orientation, and Black Taxi Tour
June 3: First Day of Classes Begin at Queen’s University, Belfast
June 3: Introduction to Northern Ireland by Head of School, Professor Colin Harvey
June 4: Titanic Museum
June 5: Great Hall Dinner
June 6: Talk by the NI Historical Enquiries Team
June 7: NI Policing Board / PSNI Visit
June 8: Tour of Northen Ireland Coast
June 10: Visit to Northern Ireland Bar Library and Moot Court
June 11: Politicians' Panel at Stormont
June 13: Newcastle Pub Night with Traditional Irish Music and Karaoke
June 14: No Classes. Check out of the Holiday Inn Express, Bus to Dublin, Tour of Newgrange, Check into Trinity
June 16: Tour of Dublin
June 17: First Day of Classes Begin at Independent Colleges
June 19: No classes. Tour of Four Courts.
June 20: Lecture by Supreme Court Justice Nial Fennelly and King's Inns Dinner
June 21: Last Day of Classes; Regular Program Ends
June 24: Extension Program Begins
June 24: Externships Begin
July 2: Extension Program Ends, Pub Party
July 26–August 9: Externships End
A $200 tuition deposit and a $200 housing deposit are due within three weeks of acceptance. These deposits are applied to the final tuition and housing charges.
Air transportation costs are not included. Participants arrange travel to Ireland on their own. A passport is required for travel to Ireland, the United Kingdom, and other Western European countries. It is the students' responsibility to have a valid passport. Contact the nearest state department office or post office for information. Plan ahead and get your passport early. Non-United States citizens should consult their respective countries' consulate offices for visa information.
Download the application (PDF).
Download the pre-departure information (PDF).