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Summer School 2020

The next Summer School at the School of Celtic Studies will be held from 6th to 17 July 2020.



1A. Classical Modern Irish: Dr Mícheál Hoyne (DIAS)
1B. Middle Welsh: Professor Barry Lewis (DIAS)
2A. Beginners’ Old Irish: Dr Chantal Kobel (DIAS)
2B. Advanced Old Irish: Professor Liam Breatnach (DIAS)


Contemporary Irish Syntax: Professor James McCloskey (University of California, Santa Cruz)
Reading the Ulster Cycle: Professor Ruairí Ó hUiginn (DIAS)
A number of lectures on various different aspects of Celtic Studies

Lectures will be held at the Institute’s premises at 10 Burlington Road, Dublin 4, from Monday to Saturday in the first week, and from Monday to Friday in the second. Morning sessions last for an hour and a half, while those in the afternoon last for one hour each.

The Summer School is non-residential and the Institute cannot provide accommodation for students.

Admission Requirements

Admission to the School will be limited to students and scholars whose interests lie in Celtic Studies or related fields, such as Anglo-Saxon, linguistics, comparative philology, comparative literature, history, etc.

Completed applications with a statement of support from the applicant’s academic supervisor should be returned to the School Administrator by 31 January 2020.

The final date for registration (and payment of a deposit of €80) is 29 February 2020. As there will be a limited number of places available, early application is advisable.

The total fee will be €250 (€80 deposit plus €170 balance), due by 31 May 2020.

Application form

You can submit applications through our online application form. You will also require a statement of support from your current academic supervisor.


Successful applicants can pay online through our online payments page. Applicants must not pay until they have been notified their applications has been successful.


All enquiries should be addressed to:
The School Administrator,
School of Celtic Studies,
Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies,
10 Burlington Road
Dublin 4.
e-mail: summerschool@celt.dias.ie