Study Abroad with UCD Arts & Humanities 

This website is for fee-paying students who come to UCD for a semester or a year from their programme of study at their home institution. If you are a UCD student interested in going on exchange, or a student interested in coming to UCD on exchange, please visit UCD Global’s Exchanges website.

University College Dublin’s Arts & Humanities Study Abroad programme provides an exciting opportunity for visiting students to expand their academic and cultural horizons. Our programme offers a broad range of course options for students of any major and is taught by leaders in their subject field.

You will have the opportunity to take classes alongside degree-seeking students, as well as take dedicated classes for visiting students such as ENG20630 Reading Irish Literature, IRST30150 Ireland Uncovered and MUS20160 Music in Ireland. You will have the chance to study an array of engaging Arts & Humanities courses, but will also have the opportunity to take up to two elective courses from another academic programme area. 

The UCD College of Arts & Humanities is home to the UNESCO National Folklore Collection, the UCD Classical Museum, and resident performing choirs and orchestras, making it a bedrock of Irish culture. The College also boasts famous alumni including writers James Joyce and Emma Donoghue, actor Brendan Gleeson, and film director Neil Jordan.