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Dublin, Ireland

2017 marks the 19th 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 the LLM; as well as any attorney admitted to the practice of law in these countries.

Tulsa Law Study Abroad Dublin

2016 study abroad group at the city wall to medieval Dublin

The Dublin program, held June 2 – July 2, 2017, offers:

  • The chance to earn up to 6 credit hours in a broad range of courses. In 2017, courses include: International Intellectual Property (2 credits), European Union Law (2 credits), Comparative Tort Law (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 classes and accommodations are available at these links:

Dublin 2017 Class Schedule
Dublin 2017 Course Descriptions
Dublin 2017 Faculty, Administrators, and Staff
Dublin 2017 Tuition, Expenses, and Financial Aid
Dublin 2017 Estimated Student Budget
Dublin 2017 Accommodations
Dublin 2017 Facilities and Accessibility
Dublin 2017 Excursions and Travel
Dublin 2017 Program Policies
US State Department Consular Information on Ireland
US State Department Worldwide Caution

Internship Program

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
  • Children’s Rights Alliance
  • The Department of Agriculture
  • Barristers or solicitors in private practice

Additional information about the Internship Program, and about life and travel in Ireland in general, may be found in the documents below:

2017 Dublin Internship Memo
2017 Ireland – Notes for Interns

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For further information, questions, or concerns, please contact Professor Marianne Blair, Director of Study Abroad, at; phone 918-631-2454; fax 918-631-2194; The University of Tulsa College of Law, 3120 East 4th Place, Tulsa, Oklahoma 74104.