Immerse yourself in one of the world’s most lyrical cities and delve deep into the rich world of Irish literature, history, art, and society. The BU Programs at Dublin City University (DCU) and at University College Dublin (UCD) ensure you’ll walk away with a true appreciation for and understanding of the “real” Ireland. The courses in each program feature local professors. Courses ensure students gain a solid background in Irish culture and society and/or a thorough understanding of modern Ireland. Past class excursions have featured trips to the infamous Kilmainham Gaol, Northern Ireland, and the lovely Glendalough. Housing is apartment-style near the BU administrative offices, the DCU library, bookstore, and athletic facilities, with shopping, and a park nearby. Each person is assigned to a double bedroom unit, which is equipped with Internet access, a television, a study desk, and its own bathroom. The suites feature kitchenettes and seating areas.
The Dublin Summer Internship Program offers eight weeks of coursework and participation in a professional internship in or near Dublin. Excursions to cultural and historical sites complement the coursework. Coursework is taught by local faculty at Dublin City University (DCU).
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