Law in Ireland

Law in Ireland
The University of Kansas provides a law program that travels to three of the most unique communities in Ireland.
Location: 
Limerick, Ireland and Dublin, Ireland
Language of Instruction: 
English
Term: 
Summer
Academic Disciplines: 
Law
Program Type: 
Faculty-led
Highlights: 
  • Students take courses at two beautiful universities: The University of Limerick and University College Dublin
  • On the weekends, the group makes trip to various scenic sites and cities in the region
  • KU law faculty members serve to educate and mentor students through the duration of the program
Program Summary: 

The University of Kansas Ireland Program takes students to three of Ireland's most interesting communities. The first two weeks of classes will be held on the beautiful campus of the University of Limerick, a relatively new Irish university located on the banks of the Shannon River. The final week will be held at the famous University College Dublin, a short bus ride from Dublin's city center. The first weekend will feature a tour of some of Western Ireland's most scenic spots followed by a visit to the swinging Western city of Galway. The second weekend will include two nights in city center Dublin, a pub dinner for all, and a "legal Dublin" tour of prominent Irish legal institutions.

Location: 

Dublin, Ireland and Limerick, Ireland

Academic Information: 

TBD

Housing: 

Housing at the University of Limerick will be on campus. The campus features a number of amenities, including ATMs, laundry and dry cleaning, a bookstore and three active pubs. Housing during the Galway and Dublin-center excursions will be at hostels unless the student makes his/her own arrangements. Housing during the final course week will be on campus at University College Dublin.

Eligibility: 

Open to all KU Law students who have completed the first-year curriculum in good standing. Applicants should submit an application by the stated due date on the application.

Grades are determined based on a written final examination in each course in accordance with KU Law grading procedures. Available grades are A (4.0), A- (3.7), B+ (3.3), B (3.0), B- (2.7), C+ (2.3), C (2.0), C- (1.7), D+ (1.3), D (1.0), D- (.7) and F (0).

Further Reading: 

Transportation

Students are responsible for their own transportation to and from Ireland. Once enrolled, students will receive an informational packet with information on airline options, travel options in Ireland, and points of interest. The packet also includes general information about living in Ireland for three weeks. Students should not book travel until they receive an acceptance package.

Cancelation

Students must notify the University of Kansas by letter or email of their intent to withdraw from the program. If a student withdraws after being accepted for the program, s/he will be liable for the program deposit plus any non-recoverable expenses incurred on the participant's behalf. Students are responsible for any and all costs arising out of his/her own voluntary or involuntary withdrawal from the program prior to its completion, including withdrawal caused by illness or disciplinary action by representatives of the University of Kansas. The sponsoring school reserves the right to cancel the program for any reason, including insufficient enrollment.

Program Website: http://law.ku.edu/ireland


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