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Bio Sci 2A on the Emerald Isle

Cork, Ireland

Arrive Date: June 19, 2018    End Date: July 24, 2018

Program Overview

Take Biological Sciences 2A in beautiful, green Ireland at University College Cork (UCC).  The course will be taught by UCC faculty with oversight by UC Davis faculty. UCC is one of Ireland’s top schools with a world-class department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology. Cork, the second largest city in Ireland, is a vibrant community that combines a welcoming small-town feel with the amenities of a cosmopolitan center, including ease of travel by air to London (one hour), Paris, Amsterdam, Madrid, and other European capitals. The five-week program includes field trips on the biology and culture of Ireland, to local landmarks in County Cork, the Burren and Cliffs of Moher in County Clare, and to Dublin.

Taught in:  English

Max Enrollment:  30

Program Coordinator:  Sarah Wiens


Biological Sciences (BIS) 2AEssentials of Life on Earth (5 units) 

Biological Sciences (BIS) 198. Directed Group Study (3 units, P/NP) 

Program Highlights

  • Explore Ireland’s breathtaking southern coast, learn Irish dance and listen to Irish music.
  • Tour the great diversity of geographies, from the rugged coastlines of Southern Ireland, to the bustling harbor of Cobh to the cultural center of Cork.
  • Learn biology at the beautiful, historic University College Cork, founded in 1845. 

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Info Session Presentation (VIDEO)