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  • Locations: Belfast, Ireland; Dublin, Ireland
  • Program Terms: Winter Break
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: Minnesota State University, Mankato 
  • Restrictions: Minnesota State Mankato applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Winter Break
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Winter Break 2019 10/12/2019
Rolling Admission 12/30/2019 01/11/2020

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.

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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Faculty Director(s) / Program Contact: Dr. Tamara Wilkins, Dr. Thor Dahle FL - Credit Term: Spring
FL - Program Runs: Winter Break FL -Term Imbedded: Full Spring Course w/travel imbedded
MSU Sponsoring Academic Dept(s): Law Enforcement, Political Science Program sponsorship indicator: Mankato Program
International or Domestic Destination: International Course Number: LAWE 442, LAWE 443, LAWE 493, POLS 449, POLS 460, POLS 492, POLS 549
Program Type: No Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English
Intent of Program: Field experience (direct hands-on learning) Program Length: Fewer than 14 days
Program Description:
Criminal Justice Study Tour

Winter Break 2019-20

December 31, 2019 - January 10, 2020

Northern Ireland, Ireland: Belfast, Dublin

         London    arcadia dublin govmnt   Stones    

Students interested in this program must first receive permission to participate from the program leader, please e-mail Dr. Tamara Wilkins at or Dr. Thor Dahle at, with your interest in the program.

Come with us to these two amazing cities over winter break. Learn about other nations' justice systems and responses to terrorism, as well as experience more fun than imaginable by visiting these unique places and meeting new people. This program is open to all majors.

LAWE 443 or POLS 449/549 for 3 credits
LAWE 442 or POLS 460 for 3 credits
LAWE 493 or POLS 492 1 - 3 credits (Ind. Study)

Cost: $3,476 (this cost does not include MSU Mankato tuition) 

Why go?
  • We go over winter break, so the trip does NOT interfere with classes! 
  • Financial aid is available!
  • All majors are welcome to participate!
  • Earn three upper-level credits per course or a total of six credits!
Trip cost of approximately $TBA includes:
  • TBA
  • NOTE: MNSU Tuition is NOT included in the above costs
What isn’t covered in the trip cost?
  • Tuition and books for the two trip-related courses (possible 6 upper-level courses)
  • Passport (cannot expire within six months of return date)
  • University required travel insurance
  • University required application fee
Program Direction and Academic Content to be provided by Dr. Tami Wilkins and Dr. Thor Dahle
For information, E-mail or

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Updated 8-20-19 jsf

This program is currently not accepting applications.