Quick Info

  • Dublin, Ireland
  • Maymester, Summer
  • : Panther Program
  • : Criminal Justice
  • : May 1, 2019 - May 18, 2019
  • : $3,899 - In-State / $4,099 - Out-of-State
  • : January 20, 2019
  • : 2.75 GPA, Pitt Students: Must have completed 24 credits on a Pitt campus, Clear Judicial Record


This is a criminal justice course that also counts as a global elective credit for Bradford students only. Coursework includes pre-departure sessions focused on the culture and history of Ireland. Full participation in all scheduled activities, tours, and discussions is expected while in Ireland. Students will keep a daily journal, noting pertinent information and experiences. Upon completion of the trip, a 5-page reflective essay is to be submitted. This essay will include a comparison between the US and Ireland criminal justice systems, as well as personal reactions to the field trip experience ( 3 credits ).

Coursework may count towards UCIS Global Studies certificate.  

On-Site Faculty And Staff

Dr. Patricia Brougham is a Smethport native who relocated back to the region after having spent more than 20 years in north central West Virginia, where she worked in the juvenile justice arena. Before coming to Pitt-Bradford, she was the director of treatment and programs for a secure-care facility for adjudicated juveniles age 12-21. She has also run an intensive outpatient program for adolescents with substance abuse and addiction issues and worked in various residential programs for juveniles.


Students will stay in shared apartments for the duration of their stay in Dublin. 

Pricing And Dates

In-State Fee Out-of-State Fee
$3,899 $4,099
Arrive in Dublin Depart Dublin
May 2, 2019 May 18, 2019

Keep in mind that dates change.  You shouldn't book airfare until given confirmation from your program manager.

* All students are required to attend the mandatory Pre-Departure Bash.  This afternoon long event will cover important topics relevant to study abroad like health, safety, security, and more.  Plus, it will give you the chance to meet other students studying abroad on your programs!  Alumni and staff will also be present to help you start thinking about your goals for the program.

The Pre-Departure Bash for this program will be on: February 1, 2019. Your program manager will follow up with more information once you begin your application!


Inclusions & Exclusions

As a part of your program fee, the following are included:

  • Tuition for 3 credits
  • Shared accommodations for the duration of the program
  • Class related site visits such as visits to local prisons and museums
  • Cultural activities such as a Dublin sightseeing bus tour
  • Full day excursion to Cork to visit Blarney Castle, Spike Island, and Cork City Gaol.
  • Full day excursion to Belfast
  • International travel health insurance

While your program fee will cover most of your expenses, keep in mind that you are also responsible for the following:

  • Study Abroad Administrative Fee $300
  • International roundtrip airfare to Ireland
  • Meals and personal expenses while abroad
  • Public transportation expenses ($40-$80)

Remember that your lifestyle and spending choices can greatly affect the amount of money you'll need while abroad.  Visit our Budgeting page for more information.

Ready to get started on your application?  

Program Staff

Oksana Stalczynski

Walk-In Advising Hours: MWF 2-4 PM

Privet! I'm Oksana Stalczynski and I'm a Program Manager at the Study Abroad Office. I was born and raised in St. Petersburg, Russia, was an exchange student and Russian Language Scholar at Reed College in Portland, OR and did a summer language program in Dresden, Germany. A study abroad experience broadens your horizon, grows your circle of friends and improves your career opportunities. That’s why I think everyone should do one!

Feel free to contact me to find out more about study abroad programs at Pitt, and/or to learn/practice some Russian.  Get in touch with me at Oksana.stalczynski@pitt.edu or 412-383-3237!