Dates (as of October 1, 2014)
April 15: Application Deadline
May 30: Holiday Inn Express Available for Check-in
May 31: Black Tour (3 p.m.), Orientation, and Welcome Reception at Holiday Inn Express (5 p.m.)
June 1: Breakfast with U.S. Consul General at QUB (9 a.m.)
June 1: First Day of Classes Begin at Queen’s University, Belfast (altered class schedule begins at noon)
June 2: Introduction to Northern Ireland by former Head of School, Professor Colin Harvey
June 3: Great Hall Dinner
June 4: City Hall and Titanic Museum (4 p.m.)
June 5: Tour of Stormont (5 p.m.); Politicians' Panel at Stormont (5:30 p.m.)
June 6: Tour of Northern Ireland Coast (8:30 a.m.–8:30 p.m.)
June 8: Attorney General Talk (1 p.m.); NI Policing Board Visit (3 p.m.)
June 9: Mock Trial (3 p.m.); Tour of Bar Library (5 p.m.); Lawyers Reception at Bar Library (6 p.m.)
June 10: Externship Class (3 p.m.)
June 11: Newcastle Pub Night with Traditional Irish Music and Karaoke (5:30 p.m.–1 a.m.)
June 12: No Classes. Check out of the Holiday Inn Express, Bus to Dublin, Tour of Knowth/Newgrange, Check into Trinity
June 14: Tour of Dublin
June 15: First Day of Classes Begin at Trinity College
June 16: No classes. Tour of Four Courts.
June 18: Classes at UCD; Lunch at UCD; Fordham-UCD Panel Presentation and Appellate Moot; King's Inn Dinner
June 19: Last Day of Classes; Regular Program Ends
June 22: Extension Program Begins
June 22: Externships Begin
July 1: Extension Program Ends
July 2: Pub Party
July 30: 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.
*Apply and commit to the Program with a $1,000 nonrefundable deposit by February 15, 2015, and the Program will waive the $500 externship placement fee.
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).