The definitive list of Irish Studies programs – United States and Canada


UC Berkeley Celtic Studies Program: The Celtic Studies Program is a degree program in the Department of Scandinavian at the University of California, Berkeley. Its purpose is to bring together faculty and students with interests in the cultures, languages, literature, and history of the Celtic regions. Students may complete an undergraduate major or minor in Celtic Studies. The program has an innovative linkage of language and literature-in-translation courses intended to allow students maximum flexibility in pursuing their studies.

Phone: 510-643-7618510-643-7618 Email:

University of Colorado, Boulder, Center for British and Irish Studies: The Center for British and Irish Studies at the University of Colorado at Boulder promotes research and teaching in all aspects of British and Irish life, culture, and history. The Center contributes to teaching and research by offering an undergraduate Certificate in British and Irish Studies, interdisciplinary seminars for graduate students, and travel fellowships and event funding opportunities to support the study of British and Irish issues.

Phone: 303-492-8908303-492-8908 Email:

UCLA Celtic Colloquium: UCLA Celtic colloquium does not have an Irish studies program per se, but does offer in-depth courses on Old Irish, Middle Welsh, Celtic Mythology, Medieval Celtic Literature, and Celtic Folklore.


University of Georgia, British Irish Studies: The British-Irish Studies Program (BISP) at The University of Georgia offers a certificate to undergraduates who have taken a substantial number of courses that focus on British Studies. These courses include the gateway course and at least two of our Irish study courses. The University of Georgia also suggests that at least one of the courses should be taken in Britain or Ireland.

Phone: 706-542-1261706-542-1261 Email: