French is at once a European and a global language, and has been taught in UCD since the 1850s. French connects us to a host of francophone literatures and cultures that span four of the five continents. The Irish have a centuries old tradition of studying in France and of teaching French in Ireland. Read more ->

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Are you interested in studying French at UCD? Please note that we do not offer Beginners' French, so we expect students to have higher than an H4 in Leaving Cert French or its equivalent. French may be studied as part of a combination of a number of degrees at UCD:

French and Francophone Studies runs study-year-abroad exchanges with over 15 universities with two placements in Montréal, Canada, as well as placements in Lausanne and Geneva, Switzerland, in Belgium (Bruxelles), and even in Guadeloupe in the eastern Carribean sea, all of which reflect the section's research interests in the broader French-speaking world (la francophonie).

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Please find contact details of staff in French, tutors and the School Office under the below links: