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AC Committee on Academic Centres

The Academic Council Committee on Academic Centres (ACCAC) reviews proposals for establishment of new Academic Centres and, under delegated authority of Academic Council, recommends same to Governing Authority for approval. The Committee is also responsible for monitoring the progress of centres to ensure their sustainability.

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 ACCAC Meeting Schedule 2023/2024

Standard Business Items
Submission Deadline 
 Meeting Date
Wednesday 20 September 2023
Wednesday 11 October 2023 at 10am
Wednesday 24 January 2024
Wednesday 14 February 2024 at 10am
Wednesday 24 April 2024
 Wednesday 15 May 2024 at 10am


The purpose of the Academic Council Committee for Academic Centres is:

  1. To review proposals to establish, develop or re-configure Academic Centres,
  2. To carry out periodic reviews of Centres and make review recommendations regarding the continuation of Centres,
  3. To evaluate applications for the naming or re-naming of Centres against criteria outlined in the Academic Centres Policy,
  4. To consider the appointment of Directors of Centres.

  • Contact the UCD University Secretariat

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