University College Dublin

University College Dublin

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Location 🌎

Language of instruction 💬

Eligible faculty 🎓

Dublin, Ireland English Open to All Faculties


University College Dublin is Ireland’s largest and most richly diversified university. It provides a broad range of courses grouped into six Colleges (College of Arts & Humanities, College of Business, College of Engineering & Architecture, College of Health & Agricultural Sciences, College of Social Sciences & Law, College of Science). UCD traces its origins to the Catholic University of Ireland founded in 1854 by Cardinal John Henry Newman, author of the celebrated ‘The Idea of a University’.

Today UCD is a vibrant, modern university of over 32,000 students situated on a spacious and leafy campus some 5km to the south of Dublin city centre.

Important information

  • University College Dublin offers several different orientation programs for incoming students. For information about orientation at UCD, click here!

  • Additional flyer: PDF iconSchool of Business

Term dates 

Semester 1

Semester 2

September-December January-May

*Semester and exam dates may vary from year to year. Please consult the Host institution's fact sheet, the Host institution's website, or the Host institution directly to confirm.

Contact information

UCD Global Office
Gerard Manley Hopkins Centre
UCD, Belfield
Dublin 4, Ireland

Phone: +353-1-716-8500

Incoming Students Coordinator
Phellipe Maragno
Email: incoming.exchanges [at]
Phone: +353-1-716-8519




The information on this page is drawn from either the institution's fact sheet or their website as linked above.

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