- Summer: April 1
About University College Cork Summer
Spend your summer learning about Irish culture, history and society! The UCC summer program revolves around a theme related to Irish history and literature. Spend your mornings in lectures, afternoons in lively discussion, and take a series of relevant field trips. In your free time, explore Cork's many restaurants and cafes, or take part in Cork's eclectic music scene.
University College Cork Summer Benefits
- Beautiful campus with nice facilities (including a gym equipped for student athletes)
- Dedicated scholars who instruct in Irish literature and history
- County Cork is truly one of a kind, offering a distinct Irish experience in the second largest city in Ireland
- Social program designed for study abroad students, including historical tours of Munster, field trips and traditional Irish music concerts
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Academics at University College Cork Summer
Looking for specific classes? Explore CHART, our exclusive class database — if the University College Cork Summer Program is pre-approved at your institution, you’ll find classes recently taken by other IFSA students.
In 2020, the theme is"Shaping Identity in Irish History and Literature. More details on this theme will be released soon.
A full summer course load is 5 U.S. semester credit hours (2.5 U.S. semester credits in Irish literature and 2.5 U.S. semester credits in Irish history).
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The IFSA Team
IFSA has a dedicated team who are here to help you prepare to achieve your goals. Feel free to reach out. We are happy to answer your questions!