If you are studying at a European Institution which does not have an Erasmus agreement with UCD Lochlann Quinn School of Business you can apply to study as an Occasional fee-paying student. As an Occasional student, you may attend UCD for the Autumn semester, the Spring semester or the full academic year. Every year we welcome approximately 250 students into our school on a range of student exchange programmes. As an Occasional student you will have access to the same modules, services, support and facilities as an Erasmus/Exchange student. Learn more about Global Life at UCD Quinn School here -  Global Life Infographic

Quick Facts

One semester/ Full Academic Year


30ECTS per semester

Max Credits

€5,000 (per semester) 2018/2019


1st May

Application Deadline (Autumn and Full Year students)

1st October

Application Deadline (Spring Semester Students)

About our School

UCD is located on a vibrant and bustling campus offering students a variety of opportunities to extend their learning experience beyond the classroom. It is the perfect setting to combine all the elements of an active and fulfilling university life.

UCD Lochlann Quinn School of Business combines the excitement of university life with one of the most progressive education programmes in the world. Our modern facilities and learning environment are internationally admired and offer you access to all the latest technologies. We are the only business school in Ireland to hold accreditation from the American College of Business accreditation, AACSB (International), the top European accreditation, EQUIS, and AMBA.

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