Welcome to UCD Irish Institute for Chinese Studies – the centre of excellence for research, teaching and professional training in Chinese Studies. We provide diverse degree programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate level, community outreach workshops and events, which are designed to offer a better knowledge and understanding of China.

The Irish Institute for Chinese Studies (IICS), formerly known as UCD Centre for Chinese Studies (established in January 2006), was officially launched on 26th September 2006. The IICS contributes to the University's strategic objectives by promoting its international profile in the areas of student recruitment and research. It will also coordinate and develop a range of courses and degree programmes.