Trinity College Dublin
The library at Trinity College Dublin

The School of Law offers a summer program at Trinity College in Dublin. Law students, from Quinnipiac and other ABA law schools, have the opportunity to live and study on the Trinity campus in the heart of Dublin. 

Each summer, faculty from Quinnipiac and Trinity teach courses on Irish, European, international and comparative law. In 2016, the courses will be Irish Legal System, International Human Rights, and Comparative National Security Law.

The program, now in its 21st year, includes visits to Irish legal institutions including the Four Courts, the King's Inns and Oireachtas Éireann, the Irish Parliament. It also includes optional trips to such historic venues as Brú na Bóinne, site of the Newgrange prehistoric passage tombs, and Kilmainham Gaol, where Padraig Pearse, James Connolly and other leaders of the 1916 Easter rising were executed. Many historical and cultural events will mark the 2016 centennial of the Easter rising, which led to Irish War of Independence.

Ireland Summer Program Schedule 2016

Monday, May 23 - Orientation (evening)
Tuesday, May 24 - Classes begin
Monday, June 6 - Bank holiday, no classes
Tuesday, June 21 - Last day of classes
Wednesday, June 22 - Reading period
Thursday-Friday, June 23-24 - Exams/end of course

Each student must have a valid passport. Travel arrangements between the United States and Ireland are the responsibility of the student.

The Quinnipiac School of Law reserves the right to cancel the program depending on enrollment or because of international unrest. If the program is canceled, all money paid to Quinnipiac will be refunded.

Apply now

Download the application (PDF) and mail to:

Quinnipiac University School of Law
Ireland Summer Program, Trinity College Dublin
Student Services Office, LW-CCS
275 Mount Carmel Avenue
Hamden, CT 06518-1908

For more information, including accessibility of the facilities to persons with disabilities, contact:

Professor William Dunlap

Director, Trinity Summer Program

Office: School of Law Center, SLE 110C
Mail: Quinnipiac University School of Law

275 Mount Carmel Ave.

Hamden, CT 06518-1950

Phone: 203-582-3265

Fax: 203-582-3244


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