Duquesne in Dublin Semester Calendar

Spring Semester 2022

Fall Semester 2021 | Fall Semester 2022 

January 9


Departure from the U.S. 

January 10


Arrival in Dublin, Ireland*


Orientation (Mandatory),Welcome Dinner

January 11 Tuesday

Orientation (Mandatory)

Dublin Activity

January 12-14 Wednesday-Friday

UCD Orientation, varies depending on College

January 15 Saturday

Orientation Day Trip** (Mandatory)

January 16 Sunday

Orientation Activity**-Experience Gaelic Games (Mandatory)

January 17 Monday

Classes begin

March 5-7 Saturday-Monday

Western Ireland Excursion*** (Mandatory)

March 7-20 Monday-Sunday

Study Break/Revisions, No Classes

April 2 Saturday

Belfast Academic Excursion**** (Mandatory)

April 14-18 Thursday-Monday

Holy Week in Rome (Optional Trip);

Stay at Italian Campus,
Students will sign up pre-departure from U.S.

April 23-May 1 Saturday-Sunday

Study Break/Revisions, no classes

May 3-14 Tuesday-Saturday

Final Exam period; professors will provide exact exam schedule

May 14 Saturday

End of Semester celebration dinner

May 15 Sunday

Departure for the U.S.


Dates are tentative and subject to change. We suggest that you refrain from booking any personal travel until arriving in Dublin where you will receive the finalized Calendar and personal class schedule. The most updated COVID-19 travel restrictions will be discussed during your Orientation sessions.

*Students are responsible for getting to St. Michael's House on their own. Students will be provided with a transportation sheet prior to US Departure. Arrival, check-in, and all Duquesne activities for Orientation are mandatory on these dates.

**Orientation Trip: Mandatory for all students. Includes transport, entrances, and a lunch. (Orientation)

**Orientation Activity: Mandatory for all students. Includes transport and entrance. (Orientation)

***Western Ireland Academic Excursion: Mandatory for all students. (CLPR) Includes breakfast & one group meal daily, entrances to sites visited as group, guides, transportation and hotel accommodations.

****Belfast Academic Excursion: Day trip only - Mandatory for all students. (Ireland Uncovered) Includes entrance to Titanic Experience, guide, transportation and lunch.