Please note the booking process for the UCD Summer School 2017 has now closed


Seize the opportunity to experience university life with UCD’s Summer School for secondary school students entering 6th Year or (Year 13 A-Level) in September 2017. This Summer School also welcomes applications from Transition Year students.

Choose from one of our classes below for more information and booking.



Languages, Cultures & Linguistics (French, German, Italian & Spanish)

Are you interested in modern languages such as French, German, Italian & Spanish? Find out if you have what it takes to engage with modern languages at university on our one day UCD Languages, Cultures & Linguistics Summer School.



What happens on the day?

The UCD Languages, Cultures & Linguistics Summer School is designed to give you an insight into life as a student of Languages, Cultures & Linguistics. It will include taster lectures, workshops and mini seminars, with information on career opportunities for Languages, Cultures & Linguistics graduates.

Who can apply?

The Summer School is for students who are going into 6th year or Year 13 (A Level) in September 2017.

What does it cost?

The UCD Languages, Cultures & Linguistics Summer School costs €35 and includes a sandwich lunch and tea/coffee. A reduced rate of €15 is available for applicants whose families are in receipt of job-seekers or disability payments. If you wish to avail of this discount rate please email Kathy.L.Murphy@ucd.ie before booking your course.


Telephone enquiries in relation to the UCD Languages, Cultures & Linguistics Summer School can be made to Mr Feargal Murphy on +353 1 716 8221.

Where will the UCD Languages, Cultures & Linguistics (French, German, Italian & Spanish) Summer School take place?

The UCD Languages, Cultures & Linguistics Summer School will take place in UCD Newman. UCD Newman is building number 41 on the  UCD Map




Time Activity Details
9.00 – 9.15 Registration Newman Building, main concourse (ALL OTHER EVENTS TAKE PLACE IN THE SCHOOL OF LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES)
9.15 – 10.15 Introductory talk “Languages, Culture and Linguistics and what it means to study these at Third-Level”
10.15 – 10.45 Break and Refreshments
10.45 – 12.00 Workshop “Developing Language Skills”
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch With chance to talk to current students and see the campus
13.00 – 14.00 Lecture “Introduction to Studying Literature in a foreign Language”
14.00 – 14.45 Literature workshops
14.45 – 15.00 Break and Refreshments


15.00 – 16.00 Language Workshops


16.00 – 16.30  Q & A, Feedback, Concluding comments

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