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 2024.


Languages & Linguistics (Fr, Ger, It, Sp, Pg) Summer School

Friday June 7th, 9.00am-4.00pm

For students interested in studying Languages and Linguistics (French, German, Italian, Spanish & Portuguese) at UCD.

What happens on the day?

During the UCD Languages and Linguistics Summer School, you will attend sample lectures from leading experts connected with the programmes, participate in interactive workshops, take a campus tours while also receiving information on the wide ranging career opportunities available to graduates.

Who can register?

The Summer School is for students who are going into 6th year or Year 13 (A Level) in September 2024.

What does it cost?

The UCD Languages and 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 for a discount code before booking your course.


Enquiries in relation to the UCD Languages and Linguistics Summer School can be made to Emer Beesley (

Where will the UCD Languages and Linguistics Summer School take place?

The UCD UCD Languages and Linguistics Summer School will take place in the UCD Newman Building. The building is number 41 on the UCD Map

Time Activity
9.15am Registration
9.30-10.00am Welcome & overview
10.00am-12.00pm Linguistics – Mr Feargal Murphy

Developing Language Skills Workshop

In this workshop we will explore the nature of language in general, the study of language and analyse some language data from a linguistic perspective. You will also have a chance to ask questions about how linguists study language and why we do it.

12.00-1.00pm Lunch
1.00-3.30pm Language Workshops –
French: Associate Professor Derval Conroy
German: Associate Professor Siobhán Donovan
Italian: Dr Marco Bellardi
Portuguese: Dr Ana Vera
Spanish: Dr Mary FarrellyDo you like languages? How about foreign films? Ever wondered about the science of languages? Would you like to spend a year abroad? At the School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics Summer School, you’ll learn all about what we teach and what you will learn. Super powers are not required.
3.30pm Closing and Optional Campus Tour

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