Opportunities at UCD for International Students
As part of UCD’s role as Ireland’s global university, our School provides significant opportunities for students from around the world to come to UCD to study Economics.
There are a number of ways for international students to do part of their undergraduate study at UCD.
- Erasmus and International Exchanges: UCD School of Economics has Erasmus exchange agreements with Namur, Tilburg, Utrecht, Mannheim, Montpellier, Bologna and Università degli Studi di Roma "La Sapienza". UCD has also exchange agreements with universities from around the world. See here for a list of universities which can send students to UCD to study Economics.
- Occasional Fee-Paying Student: If you are studying at a European Union Institution which doesn't have an Erasmus agreement with UCD, you can apply to study as an Occasional Fee-Paying student.
- Study Abroad Programme: Non-EU students can register for UCD’s Study Abroad programme for either a semester of a full year.
For international undergraduate students considering studying Economics at UCD as part of their degree, here is a list of recommended modules along with descriptions of the module content.
We offer a range of MSc-level programmes and also a PhD programme. Details are here. For non-EU students, a wide range of potential scholarships are available.
Details of funding opportunities for our PhD programme are available here.
Opportunities to Study Abroad for UCD Students
UCD Economics provides significant opportunities for our students to study abroad as part of their degree. We have exchange agreements with over 50 universities around the world, via Erasmus and other exchange programmes. This means it is possible for you to study in countries such as Australia, Canada, Germany, Italy, Japan, New Zealand, the UK and the USA. Information on studying abroad is available here.
Over the past three years, UCD Economics students have gone to the following universities:
Chinese University of Hong Kong
Julius Maximilians Universität Wurzburg
Queen's University, Belfast
San José State University
Sciences Po, Reims
Seoul National University
Universidad de Zaragoza
Università degli Studi di Urbino
Université de Franche-Comté
Université de Namur
Université Jean Moulin (Lyon III)
University of British Columbia
University of Bergen
University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Santa Barbara
University of California, Santa Cruz
University of Colorado, Boulder
University of Connecticut
University of Edinburgh
University of New South Wales
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
University of Nottingham, Ningbo China
University of Queensland
University of Texas at Austin
University of Toronto
University of Western Australia
Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster
Further information for international students can be found at UCD Global