2018 marks the 20th annual Institute in European and International Law. Classes are held on the University College Dublin Belfield campus in UCD Sutherland School of Law, which is ranked in the top 100 law schools in the world. The program welcomes students in good standing from any accredited American or Canadian law school who have completed the first year of legal study, full-time or part-time; students studying for an LL.M.; as well as any attorney admitted to the practice of law in these countries.
The Dublin program, held June 1 – July 1, 2018, offers:
- The chance to earn up to 6 credit hours in a broad range of courses. In 2018, courses include: International Intellectual Property (2 credits), European Union Economic Law (1 credit), European Union Constitutional Law (1 credit), Legal and Ethical Issues in Global Health (1 credit), International and Comparative Children’s Rights (1 credit), and a Legal Internship Course (2 credits);
- An opportunity to participate in four-week internships with Irish government agencies, non-profit organizations, and private barristers and solicitors;
- A faculty of Irish and American scholars and teachers who are also experienced practitioners;
- The most affordable ABA-approved, 6-credit summer program in Dublin.
During the program, most students choose to live in program housing on the Belfield campus of University College Dublin (UCD), where each student has a private bathroom and bedroom, arranged in suites of 6 with an adjoining kitchen and common area. More information about the program and accommodations are available at these links:
Dublin 2018 Class Schedule and Program Policies
Dublin 2018 Course Descriptions
Dublin 2018 Faculty, Administrators, and Staff
Dublin 2018 Program Expenses and Student Budget Information on Program Students, Facilities, Cancellation and Refund Policies
Dublin 2018 Accommodations
Dublin 2018 Application and Accessibility Information and Contact Person
Dublin 2018 Excursions and Travel
US State Department Consular Information on Ireland
US State Department Travel Alert
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The Dublin internship program offers students a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience the Irish legal system from the inside–seeing theoretical concepts learned from class applied in practice. Interns work in the afternoons with governmental or non-profit agencies and solicitors and barristers in private practice throughout the four-week program. Placements vary each year, but internships in previous years have included:
- Office of the Attorney General of Ireland
- Office of the Chief Solicitor of Ireland
- Office to the Director of Public Prosecutions
- Health and Safety Authority
- Irish Business and Employer’s Confederation
- Irish Refugee Council
- The Department of Agriculture
- Barristers or solicitors in private practice
- Seanad Eirann (the Irish Senate)
Additional information about the Internship Program, and about life and travel in Ireland in general, may be found in the documents below:
For a first-hand account of the program from one of our 2017 students, see Reflections on Dublin Study Abroad.
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