UCC Summer Schools

The 38th International Summer School in Irish Studies

‘Island of Saints and Scholars.  Memory, Myth and Irish Identity’

Dates: 3rd – 28th July 2017


Welcome from the Directors

As Directors we welcome you to the 38th International Summer School in Irish Studies at University College Cork.  The School attracts many students with an interest in Irish studies providing them with an ideal location in which to explore the varied aspects of Irish history, literature and culture.  It offers expert tuition, optional courses in Irish language and a varied social programme.


For further information on the Summer School please visit the site, Irish Summer School, or contact:

Ms. Marie Riordan
International Office

Phone: +353 21 4904748
Fax: +353 21 4904735
Email: m.riordan@ucc.ie

Ms. Mary Breen
Director, Department of English

Phone: +353 21 4903291

Dr. Damian Bracken
Director, Department of History

Phone: +353 21 4902950

Dates: June 27 to 2 Sep 2016

The Language Centre offers full-time summer courses in General English, Exam Preparation and English for Academic Purposes. The General English courses are from Pre-intermediate (A2) level to Proficiency (C2)*. There are also afternoon classes focusing on Business EnglishEnglish for Academic Purposes (EAP), Grammar Clinic & Exam Strategies and Focus on SpeakingOne-to-one tuition is also available. The Summer School runs from Monday 27th of June 2016 to the 2nd of September 2016 (10 weeks)

Students may register for a minimum of two weeks up to a maximum of ten weeks, starting on any Monday of the course.

In addition to English classes, students may participate in a Cultural Social Programme which offers excursions, visits, lectures and evening activities.

Accommodation: Students can choose to stay in University Campus Apartments or with a host family.

For further information on the Summer School please visit the site,  International English Language Summer School.


8-Week Intensive Greek and Latin Summer School, University College Cork, Ireland

Dates: June 20th – August 11th 2016

For the 17th year running, the Department of Classics at UCC offers an intensive 8-week summer school for beginners with parallel courses in Latin and Ancient Greek. The courses are primarily aimed at postgraduate students in diverse disciplines who need to acquire a knowledge of either of the languages for further study and research, and at teachers whose schools would like to reintroduce Latin and Greek into their curriculum. Undergraduate students are more than welcome to apply as well.

The basic grammar will be covered in the first 6 weeks and a further 2 weeks will be spent reading original texts.

For further information on the Summer School please visit the site, Greek & Latin Summer School, or contact:

Ms. Vickey Janssens
Director of the summer school

Phone: +353 21 4903618/2359
Fax: +353 21 4903277
Email: v.janssens@ucc.ie

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