Partner Institution

Established in 1854, University College Dublin (UCD) is Ireland’s largest and most richly diverse university.  Located just 3 miles south of the city center in Belfield, UCD is set in an enclosed campus setting. A robust international student support structure exists at the university, complemented by excellent student health services and a wide selection of activities, sports, clubs, and societies for students to join.

College Compatibility in Ireland

The Ireland Program curriculum is tailored to meet the academic needs and requirements of students in the following colleges.

Bouvé College of Health Sciences

College of Engineering (COE)

College of Science (COS)

College of Arts and Media Design (CAMD)

Explore Program for Undeclared Students whose primary academic interest lies within one of the above colleges

Please note all courses are subject to change

Course Logistics

Students will learn more about the host institutions policies and expectations during on-site orientation.

Class Schedule
You will receive your class schedule when you arrive on-site.

You can purchase textbooks after your arrival on campus in Ireland. We do not recommend that you purchase textbooks prior to your departure. You should not purchase textbooks until your courses have been confirmed by your academic advisor.  

Academic Resources Abroad

Below are some of the Academic Resources offered by our partner institution. Please see their websites for the most up to date information. 

Writing Support Centre 

The University College Dublin’s Writing Center is staffed by postdoctoral and senior doctoral students. Use The Writing Support Centre for; improving or tailoring your writing style, improving syntax and grammatical sentence structure, specific writing assistance for first-year students. 

Maths Support Centre 

UCD’s Maths Support Centre is helpful for independent or group work, assistance from a tutor whenever needed, extra notes and self-paced material on particular topics, online tutorials, assignment sheets for all first-year mathematics subjects.