Ulster's Champions Cup campaign will begin at Kingspan Stadium as the fixtures for the competition's pool stage have been announced.
English side Wasps will be the visitors on Friday October 13 (kick-off 7.45pm). That will be followed by a trip to France to face La Rochelle on Sunday October 22 (kick-off 4.15pm). Back-to-back fixtures against Harlequins take place in mid-December before La Rochelle arrive at Kingspan and Ulster go to Wasps in January.
The province will be determined to improve on their performance last season when they finished bottom of Pool 5.
Friday October 13: Ulster v Wasps 19.45
Sunday October 22: La Rochelle v Ulster 16.15
Sunday December 10: Harlequins v Ulster 13.00
Friday Decemebr 15: Ulster v Harlequins 19.45
January 12/13/14: Ulster v La Rochelle
January 19/20/21: Wasps v Ulster