EU Field Trip 2018

UCD Politics and Law European Field Trip for Law & Politics graduate students to Brussels and Luxembourg, 20th - 23rd March 2018

Registration is now open – deadline for applications is Monday, 18th December 2018

This is a research trip to EU institutions with related seminars and classes in advance in UCD. 

The aim is to provide insight into the workings of the law and governance of the EU through a series of meetings in Brussels and Luxembourg over four days.

Highlights include:

  • Visits to the European Commission, European Parliament, European Court of Justice and European Investment Bank
  • Reception with UCD Graduates at the Irish Embassy in Brussels on 22nd March 2018. This is an opportunity to network with graduates working in Brussels and Luxembourg. See details of last year’s event here
  • Careers Sessions on obtaining a job in the EU

Cost: €562.50 per person includes 3 nights’ accommodation, flights, transport, meals and programme of events

Two scholarships of €500 are offered – one for each school (one for the School of Politics and International Relations (SPIRe) and one for the Sutherland School of Law)

To apply for the scholarship please email the scholarship form to by Monday, 18th December 2017. A decision is then made by the scholarship committee.

To register please email first to ensure availability and then pay a deposit of €150 (non-refundable) via SISWeb on the UCard tab under "payment to my School or Programme" to confirm your place.

Deadline for deposit payment is Monday, 18th December 2017 at 5pm

Please contact Jana Gfesser in the Law School Programme Office at for any queries.


Some of the feedback from students who went on the trip:

“The trip exceeded all my expectations”

“I know more of what is required to work in Brussels”

“….It opened my mind to the vast and varied number of jobs available as well as the different avenues to obtain these jobs”