Program Details

Participants may choose from a wide variety of courses in writing, literature, film, theater, and other disciplines. The program cost includes tuition, accommodation, meals on class days, opening and closing receptions, readings, insurance, and more.
Cork, Ireland
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:

Program Overview

Program Description:

For over twenty years the UNO Writing Workshops Abroad have invited graduate, undergraduate, and non-degree seeking students from across the globe to attend a summer session of workshops, lectures, performances, and excursions in places like Edinburgh, Prague, Madrid, San Miguel, Cork and Brunnenburg Castle. 

Join us this summer for a month-long program of study in Creative Writing, Literature, Philosophy & Film. Interact with faculty, students, and guests from a variety of artistic disciplines — your work and your life will never be the same! 

2019 marks our seventh year in Ireland, and we are excited to return to University College Cork in July. As usual, we'll feature our writing workshops and seminars with exceptional faculty and guests, as well as our famous reading series, and excursions to nearby historic sites, like Dublin and Killarney.

Setting Description:
Ireland: rich with literary history and waiting for you. Join us in Cork this summer for an inspiring summer of culture and creativity in Ireland's "real capital”. It's time. What are you waiting for?

Additional Program Information

Scholarships Description:
All institutional awards are limited to full time, degree seeking UNO students. Students must apply to a study abroad program prior to applying for an award. Students may apply for more than one award when appropriate. More info [email protected] / 504-280-7116

Program Reviews

Overall Rating


Based on 2 Reviews

  • Amazing Experience

    I participated in the UNO Writing Abroad program in the summer of 2015. I loved every moment of my experience. I was challenged academically, culturally immersed, and felt like it was a fantastic introduction to life outside of the United States. We had

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • Writing in Ireland

    I went on this program in 2015 after researching several of UNO's summer study abroad programs and selected the Cork, Ireland program as it had the most course offerings that were applicable to my majors-- English and Film & Theatre. A month was the

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend