Summer Study of Law in Ireland (Dublin & Belfast)

Looking for a "resume worthy" experience this summer? 
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This Program is Available for Duquesne Law Students and Non-Duquesne Law Students
Program dates are May 18 - June 8, 2019

Application Deadline is February 15, 2019



The Duquesne University School of Law proudly announces a three-week Summer Study of Law in Ireland international program.


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This three-week program consists of one-week modules in the Law of the European Union, International Arbitration and Dispute Resolution, and Human Rights Law totaling 5.0 (semester) hours of ABA-approved credits.  In Dublin, classes meet at Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland’s premier international university (  In Belfast, classes meet at the Queen's University (


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Site Visits

In addition to the classroom program, a number of professional and cultural excursions are included at no additional cost.  In Belfast these include visiting the Government Assembly at Stormont, the Ecclesiastical Capital City of Armagh, and a day-long tour of the North Coast to see the Giant's Causeway and the Carrick-a-rede Rope Bridge. In Dublin these include site visits to the parliament, local courts, the Howth Peninsula, Dublin Castle and the Kilmainham Gaol. 


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Enrollment is open to students in good standing with ABA accredited law school. Enrollment is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Affordable Costs

The estimated program cost of $7,800 which includes tuition, airfare ($2,000 flight reimbursement must be paid upfront), lodging and many meals. Included are comprehensive course materials, welcoming and closing dinners, scheduled group transportation and admission costs to local attractions, and the cost of the Medex card (which provides for emergency evacuation anywhere in Ireland).

Please note that incidentals are not included in the price. 

Financial Aid

Federal financial aid monies may be available for qualifying students who are enrolled at least half-time during the summer semester.


Duquesne University reserves the right to cancel the program due to insufficient enrollment or other extraordinary emergency conditions. Only in that case will the $500 application deposit be refunded.

Duquesne University will not be responsible for any personal injury, property damage or illness encountered by participating students during the program. All students are advised to purchase appropriate medical, accidental and travel insurance.

NOTE: Students who withdraw from the program after the Feb.15, 2019 application deadline, even if before the start of the program, are liable for any corresponding costs already incurred by Duquesne, including, but not limited to, airfare, hotel and transportation costs, up to the amount of the initial deposit.