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UCD - The Right University for International Students

University College Dublin offers a unique journey of academic and personal discovery to international students seeking to study in Europe. The breadth and flexibility of the UCD curriculum gives you opportunities to broaden your learning in ways that other Irish universities cannot match.

International students tell us that they love the flexibility of the UCD curriculum. This is provided through the UCD Horizons programme, which allows students to explore areas beyond the scope of their degree programmes. In UCD, every programme has Core and Option modules. UCD Horizons gives you the opportunity to take additional modules called Electives in areas that interest you. This means that you can adapt your degree to your personal preferences. The university will guide you through your choices, helping to set you on your own learning path.

Why International Students Choose UCD

With a huge urban campus, state-of-the-art facilities, and the largest student body of any university in Ireland, UCD welcomes hundreds of new international students every year. UCD is Ireland’s Global University. Our 288,000 alumni can be found in almost 170 countries.

At UCD - you will receive a world-class education. You will also experience the unique Irish culture and the historic and vibrant city of Dublin. Ireland is an island uniquely situated, with close ties to Europe, the UK, the Americas and Asia. Just like UCD, Ireland is truly global, while always staying true to its history and heritage. These are just some of the many reasons international students choose to study at UCD.

You don't have to just take it from us. You can chat directly to our current students and ask them about their experiences at UCD.

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