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  • Locations: Belfast, Ireland; Dublin, Ireland
  • Program Terms: Summer, Summer (Round 2)
  • Restrictions: SU applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Program Description:
peace wall

During this program you will have the opportunity to experience traditional Irish culture and explore the strong British influence on Northern Ireland. We investigate the centuries-old political conflict between Ireland and England, and focus on the recent conflict known as "the Troubles". With members of the struggle as your guides, you will move throughout Northern Ireland to get a first hand look at how the past impacts life today. Your evenings are spent working at local youth centers which gives you the opportunity to use your academic major to interact with the children of Belfast and engage in Irish culture throughout the country. 

Program 1: Directors: 
Jennifer Elick, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Don Weirick, Associate Director of Public Safety,

Program 2: Directors:
Jennifer Elick, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences
 Molly Roe, GO Faculty-led Program Manager

To find the last program fee, click on "Budget Sheet" above. Note that program fees are recalculated before every program.

The GO Short Program Cost includes international flights, meals, activity fees, and transportation in the host country.

Some estimated additional personal expenses may include laundry, toiletries, purchase of personal items and resources. 
Please note that you are responsible for getting to the departure airport.

I will always cherish the memories and never forget the wonderful people I have met. I am grateful to those who guided us and taught us so much. -Andrew Bloom, 2017 program
Ireland was an unforgettable learning experience and one I will cherish for ever. --Thomas Haughey, 2017 program
group photo northern ireland
scenery northern ireland

About GO Short Programs:
Through intentional programming, students make the most of their short-term study abroad on GO Short programs. You will study away with Susquehanna faculty/staff leading a small group of Susquehanna classmates, all of whom have participated in the program’s preparation (i.e. GO Prep) course in the semester prior to departure. After an intensive, active program, there is a reflection course for the program to optimize your cross-cultural learning. As these programs run during winter or summer breaks and are 2-6 weeks, they are great opportunities for students to study away without committing to a full semester.


Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.