One of Europe’s most youthful cities, the charm and ancient heritage of Old Dublin still shines through amongst today’s emerging European tech hub and growing multi-cultural population. For a true taste of Irish culture, Dublin is the place.
Founded as a Viking settlement, Dublin’s history as Ireland’s principal city dates back to the reign of King John. As befits a city with such a long history, Dublin is packed with monuments and buildings that date from Dublin Castle in 1204, to Trinity College founded in 1592, which houses the Book of Kells through the elegant Georgian Terraces and beyond.
- CIEE Dublin is located on the Glasnevin, St. Patrick’s, and All Hallow’s campuses of Dublin City University, approximately 20 minutes by bus from the city center.
- Traveling back centuries in time at Ireland’s National Heritage Park in Co. Wexford to see how ancient and medieval Irish lived.
- Guided tours of museums, cathedrals, galleries, and historic sites.
- Depending on their program of study and availability, students may be able to participate in an internship or volunteer.
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Immerse yourself in Ireland’s rich culture and examine the complex relationship between the British and the Irish; discuss issues of national identity, religion, and immigration.
With a young, vibrant population of more than one million people, Dublin is a city on the move and an emerging high-tech European hub. Still, the charm and culture of old Dublin shine through.
Bring your interest in Irish culture and society to Dublin this January to earn credits and immerse yourself in the vibrant, culture-filled capital.