Known for their rebellious nature and thick Irish accents, Cork people are passionate about their home. UCC boasts an ethos of independent thinking that reflects Cork's local culture. Engage in lively debates in the classroom, take part in Cork's eclectic music scene, and do your weekly shop at the English Market.
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.