2017 Ireland & Northern Ireland Faculty-led Program

Wrap up a semester-long exploration of Irish literature, culture, and history by spending 12-days in Ireland and Northern Ireland. With ancient myths to uncover and amazing landscapes to explore, continue learning about the about rich Irish traditions and history through tours including: the Ulster Folk Park, Black Cab Tour, walk in the footsteps of the martyred rebels at Kilmainham Jail, Derry City Walls, Bloody Sunday Tour, Sligo County (home of W.B. Yeats), climb Benbulben and hike the Giant’s Causeway and Carrick Rede Rope Bridge, attend lectures at the Apprentice Boys Hall and Centre for Migration Studies, visit several historical sites, memorials and museums, and much, much more! Take advantage of this extraordinary opportunity to explore a fascinating culture with old and new friends.


  • Program open to all students and majors!
  • Students must enroll in one course:
  • HIS 204/ENG 204 History and Irish Literature (Spring ‘17)
  • HIS 215 History of the Irish Potato Famine (Summer ‘17)
  • HIS 204 Peace and Violence in Northern Ireland (Summer ‘17)

May 26 – June 7 (dates approx.)

(Students) $2,500 (Faculty, Staff, Alumni)


  • Pre-arrival orientation
  • Transportation to O’Hare Airport
  • Round-trip airfare
  • Ground transportation abroad
  • All accommodations
  • Tours, excursions, entrance fees
  • Health insurance

Not included: academic credits, meals, and personal spending money

Deadline for application:
December 1, 2016

Deadline for payment:
December 15, 2016: $500
February 1, 2017: Remainder due

Cost: $2,250 (Students) $2,500 (Faculty, Staff, Alumni)
includes air and ground transportation, accommodations, entrance and tour guide fees and health insurance
(academic credits, meals, and personal spending not included)