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International Visiting Lecturer Programme Academic Year Summer and Winter

International Visiting Lecturer Programme

Joint programme between the Centre for the Integration of Teaching and Learning(CIRTL) and the Language Centre




Duration (Dates)                                         Cost   *    
Winter School


15 January - 09 February 2018


Summer School


16 July - 10 August 2018


One Semester

September to December 2018


January 2019 - March 2019

Two Semesters


September 2018 to May  / June 2019



* Please note that these are the European costs.

** Accommodation costs are not included and are typically €550 for Summer School and €660 for the Academic Year Programmes.

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International Visiting Lecturer Programme

  • This programme combines aspects of Teaching and Learning in higher education and English Language Development.  It is organised by UCC Centre for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (CRTL) UCC Language Centre and UCC International Office
  • Participants have the option to choose a three or a six month programme during the University's semesterised year
  • A concentrated version of the programme is also available as a Summer School and Winter school option
  • Shorter bespoke programmes can be designed on request


Applicants must have:

  • A role in an academic institution relating to Teaching and Learning / Student engagement
  • References from your home institution
  • Biography of academic achievement and professional experience to date
  • A working knowledge of English

Achievements and Key Elements


On completion of this language course scholars will receive:

  • A certificate acknowledging professional development in English language proficiency
  • A report on their progress in relation to language skills and systems

On completion of the Teaching and Learning course, scholars will receive:

  • A certificate acknowledging professional development in integrating research, teaching and learning
  • Access to links and archives that will sustain their research work in their field.
  • The course also provides a pathway to the online ECTS certified programme in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education.

Key Elements

  • Accommodation arranged by UCC staff
  • Teaching and Learning in Higher Education Programme
  • English Language Development Programme
  • Networking at UCC, classroom visits and observation
  • University student card
  • Free membership of the University's sports complex
  • Access to the University Boole Library
  • Cultural experiences and outings

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Further Information

For further information on this programme, please contact Carolyn O'Brien,, Dr Catherine O'Mahony, Administrative Co-Director of CIRTL,, or


Language Centre

Lárionad Teanga

Main Office, G36, O'Rahilly Building, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland

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