Studying in northern ireland offers you a unique opportunity to engage with local leaders who are at the forefront of peace and conflict transformation. You’ll spend your time in Belfast, home to one of the most important international peace agreements in the 20th century – the Good Friday Agreement – which has transformed the city from conflict to economic regeneration.
Northern Ireland has an extraordinary education system and is one of the UK’s most affordable regions to live and study. Its universities, along with its further education colleges, offer a range of higher education qualifications.
It is also one of the world’s top destinations for learning English as a second language. It is also a great place to develop your creative side. It has never been short of creative minds and is home to many famous poets.
The country is also a hotbed for start-ups and is attracting youth from across the globe to pursue interesting and exciting opportunities. Moreover, it is home to some of the most spectacular landscapes in the world – Game of Thrones fans know this well!
Learn from local leaders in this transformative five-week program.
The leadership curriculum is framed with the backdrop of “The Troubles”—a period of historical conflict between Catholic and Protestant citizens in Northern Ireland (arrested by the Good Friday Agreement, signed 25 years ago). You’ll learn from leaders who are at the forefront of peacemaking through dialogue and partnership.
Northern Ireland is a fantastic choice for studying abroad, thanks to its diverse culture and history. It has a vibrant arts scene with museums and theatres. It is also home to some of the most spectacular landscapes on the planet – from the Giant’s Causeway and Dark Hedges to the Mourne Mountains and Winterfell.