Summer School - Global Ecologies Studio

In this Undergraduate Course, you have complete immersion in the Burren – a living laboratory for creative minds

Summer School – Global Ecologies Studio


Due to the popularity of the Summer School, we have added a second session running from July 20 – August 17, 2019.  We are accepting applications for this session now through the 5th of April.  Applications can be made through the portal link below.  

Final Application Deadline for 2nd Session : July 1, 2019

Applications are invited from undergraduate art students, as well as postgraduates, independent artists or interested researchers from adjacent fields within the humanities and natural sciences.

In order to get a sense of who you are as an artist and the ways you express ideas and concepts in writing, as part of the application process we request the following to be submitted for consideration:

(1) 3-10 images of recent work

(2) A writing sample from a recent undergraduate class. This may be long or short form written material that may be research based or more personal narrative.

(3) Statement of Intent (a brief statement of approximately 500 words outlining what you hope to achieve from your time spend in Burren College of Art).

(4) Transcript

(5) One Letter of Recommendation

All application materials may be submitted online through the AICAD SlideRoom portal here.

Should you have any questions about the programme, please contact Hugh Pocock at or Lisa Newman at

Tuition Payments

Fees 2019

The fee for the 4 week programme is €4500, which includes tuition, studio, and housing based on twin room occupancy in self-catering accommodation.

Cancellation Policy

All tuition and fees are due at least 4 weeks before the start of the programme. The Burren College of Art accepts no obligation to refund any fee, or part thereof, after this date.


You can make an online payment for your tuition HERE.


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