Ireland Program Events and Networks

The Belfast/Dublin Summer Program is an integrated program which not only includes immersive coursework and externship options, it also gives you an opportunity to participate in various events and network building experiences.

Network Events

Ireland Program King's Inn dinner

You will be welcomed at dinners held at the Great Hall at QUB and the Kings Inn in Dublin. These meals are attended by judicial, political, and legal luminaries, including First Ministers, Supreme Court Justices, and the leaders of the bar (barristers) and the law society (solicitors).

Lectures and Discussions

Justice with participants of the Ireland Program

You will have an opportunity to attend lectures by Irish Supreme Court Justices and other leaders of the bench and bar, panel discussions and receptions with legal practitioners in both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, an introduction to the political and legal landscape of the North, and a debate with leading figures in all the major political parties of Northern Ireland.


two students in Ireland touring cliffs

You will be able to tour the cities of Belfast and Dublin and experience their political, cultural, and natural attractions, including the Northern Ireland Assembly, Four Courts, Giant's Causeway, and the Antrim coastline.