University College Dublin
Ireland's Global University 

Summer Programmes

Information for international students interested in studying in UCD during the summer. Find out about the types of programmes available and who to contact for further information.


UCD has a suite of study options available in the summer ranging from academic and cultural enrichment to undergraduate research and internship opportunities.

UCD’s Summer School programmes cater to students from High School through to graduate studies.

UCD's Summer Programmes

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For High School Students

For High School Students

High School Summer Programme

An ideal environment for high school students to challenge themselves academically and build a college resume.

For Undergraduate Students

UCD Architecture: International Summer School

The Joint International Summer School consists of a 3-week intensive taught programme in June which includes design studio, seminars, lectures, field trips and a cultural programme.

Nursing Summer Programme

Students will develop their knowledge of comparative health and nursing systems and their skills in research for nursing practice.

Business Summer Internship Programme

This eight week for credit programme consists of coursework at UCD and a six-week internship placement at an Irish or multi-national company.

For Graduate Students

Clinton Institute Summer Programme

Scholars and graduate students from around the world come together to engage in wide-ranging discussion on interdisciplinary study of the USA.

For International Faculty

Facilities for Study Tours

UCD offers a range of facilities and support services for faculty-led study tours.

Contact Us


UCD International
Gerard Manley Hopkins Centre
University College Dublin
Belfield, Dublin 4,
Tel: +353 1 716 8289
Fax: +353 1 716 1165