Partner Institution

Established in 1854, University College Dublin (UCD) is Ireland’s largest and most richly diverse university.  Located just 3 miles south of the city center in Belfield, UCD is set in an enclosed campus setting. A robust international student support structure exists at the university, complemented by excellent student health services and a wide selection of activities, sports, clubs, and societies for students to join.

College Compatibility in Ireland

The Ireland Program curriculum is tailored to meet the academic needs and requirements of students in the following colleges.

Please see course offerings by college below:

Bouvé College of Health Sciences
College of Engineering (COE)
College of Science (COS)
College of Arts and Media Design (CAMD)
Explore Program for Undeclared Students whose primary academic interest lies within one of the above colleges

Please note all courses are subject to change


The 2020 Program Course Description Guide provides a detailed list of all the courses offered as a part of The Program across each of our locations.

Course Logistics

Students will learn more about the host institutions policies and expectations during on-site orientation.

Class Schedule
Please see Program Academics for information on course registration information. You will receive your class schedule when you arrive on-site.

Textbooks can be purchased after students’ arrival on campus in Ireland. Please note: we do not recommend Ireland students purchase textbooks prior to departure. Students should not purchase textbooks until their courses have been confirmed by their academic advisor. If students have changes due to AP/IB credit, they should contact The Program after meeting with their academic advisor at Pre-departure Orientation to confirm which classes they are taking.

Academic Resources Abroad

Below are some of the Academic Resources offered by our partner institution, please see their websites for the most up to date information.

Writing Support Centre
The University College Dublin’s Writing Center is staffed by post-doctoral and senior doctoral students. Use The Writing Support Centre for; improving or tailoring your writing style, improving syntax and grammatical sentence structure, specific writing assistance for first-year students.

Maths Support Centre
UCD’s Maths Support Centre is staffed by 18 tutors Monday through Friday. No appointment is necessary, and each day has different drop-in hours assigned to math topics. Use the Maths Support Centre for; independent or group work, assistance from a tutor whenever needed, extra notes and self-paced material on particular topics, online tutorials, assignment sheets for all first-year mathematics subjects.