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  • Locations: Dublin, Ireland
  • Program Terms: Winter Intersession
  • Budget Sheets: Winter Intersession
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
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Language of Instruction: English Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Faculty-Led Abroad
Field of Study: All Majors, Social Work
Program Description:

Social Justice in Ireland

Term: Winter Intersession
Course(s): SWKE 479/572
Credits: Three
Eligibility: Must be an EMU or Guest Student in good academic standing and 18 years old at time of travel. 
Program Fee: See budget 
This program requires a personal interview prior to being accepted. Interview rounds will take place during November.   

Program Overview
This course introduces students to key social issues in Ireland and an opportunity to compare systems to the U.S. using a social justice lens. Focusing on criminal justice and mental health, students will learn about the historical and current social forces that impact the response in both countries.

Program Highlights
  • Explore the city of Dublin and its fascinating historical and cultural sites like Dublin Castle, Guinness Storehouse, and Trinity College
  • Investigate the Irish criminal justice system on visits to Dublin jail and the courts
  • Soak in the seaside breeze on a visit to the city of Bray and a cruise to Howth
On-Campus Meeting Dates
There will be several mandatory on-campus meeting dates prior to the departure of this trip. Dates will be provided upon acceptance to the program.

Instructor Information
Dr. Jillian Graves, Dr. Annemarie Kelly, and Dr. Caren Putzu will be coordinating the coursework and experiential learning for students while abroad on this program.

Financial Aid and Scholarships
Financial aid and many EMU scholarships may be applied to the tuition and fees for this approved program. Visit the Office of Financial Aid for more information on how to use your financial aid and scholarships to help cover the costs of studying abroad.

Find information on national and EMU scholarships specifically for students that wish to study abroad here.

This program is currently not accepting applications.