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People walk across the Half Penny Bridge in Dublin, Ireland.

Program at a Glance

University College Dublin

Country or area Ireland
City Dublin
Class Level So, Jr, Sr
Experience Type Immersion
Minimum GPA 3.0
Term Fall sem, Spring sem, Year
Taught In English
Language Prereq no
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About The Program

University College Dublin is a self-contained campus in the lush, upmarket, southern part of Dublin, a quick bus ride from the city center. This program is ideal for students who want to experience university life in a thriving, cosmopolitan city. UC Dublin has superb, modern facilities on a leafy, green, 300-acre campus. With over 8,000 international students studying alongside Irish locals, the campus has a truly international vibe. It’s no surprise that the International Student Society is consistently voted a favorite – the social activities and organized trips are a must. If community engagement is your thing, check out the volunteer opportunities and lend a helping hand!

Where you'll study

University College Dublin (UCD) easily qualifies as Ireland’s most international university with high numbers of students, faculty, and researchers coming from outside countries. A leader in innovative science teaching and research, UCD’s vision is to benefit the world and encourage true enlargement of students' minds. UCD is Europe’s largest urban campus and, like most European campuses, has a mix of old and modern architecture. Located on a beautiful leafy campus in Belfield, close to Dublin’s city center, UCD is a place full of memories, myths, and legends. As an enrolled student, you’ll have access to UCD’s mix of academic facilities, research institutes, libraries and archives, enterprise space, student villages, and sports and recreational facilities. Spread over a 300-acre campus, UCD has over eight kilometers of woodland paths, including a sculpture trail and lakes.