Welcome to the College of Arts and Humanities at University College Dublin. Situated in Ireland’s vibrant capital city, the College provides a creative and inspirational environment in which to study Arts and Humanities subjects. The College is a world-leading and dynamic community of distinguished faculty and passionate teachers who are committed to the enrichment of our disciplines and to enabling each and every student to flourish and succeed. The College provides you with the best of both worlds in which to study and live: the chance to study within a beautiful and sustainable campus but also to engage with the rich cultural life of a major European city renown for its artistic and creative energy and its unique Irish heritage.
The College of Arts and Humanities has seven academic Schools and associated Research Centres and Institutes, which encompass an extensive range of key Arts and Humanities disciplines. Our subjects range from History, Languages, Linguistics, Literary and Cultural Studies, Irish, Folklore and Celtic Studies to Art History and Cultural Policy, Music, Classics, Creative Writing, Drama, and Film. The College is committed to providing a world-class learning environment for undergraduate and graduate students from a diversity of backgrounds and experience, attracting students from all over the world, including the US, Canada, India, China and throughout the EU. UCD Arts and Humanities prides itself on its global outlook and extensive collaboration with national and international partners. Through its internationally recognized innovation and excellence in research, the College makes a significant contribution to the intellectual and cultural life not only of Ireland but also in a global context. Our world-leading scholars have received numerous awards and external recognition for their research as well as funding and grants from the Irish Research Council (IRC), the Royal Irish Academy (RIA), and the EU’s Research Framework Programmes.