Céad Míle Fáilte! A hundred, thousand welcomes to University College Dublin (UCD) – Ireland’s most international university. Ireland is the only predominantly English speaking country in the European Union. It is a safe, friendly, welcoming country – known across the globe for its innovation and highly skilled, educated workforce.


Ireland is ranked in the top 10 globally for the quality of education – and is home to the European headquarters of Facebook, Google, Twitter, Apple and Stripe. There are 34,000 students attending UCD. 8,500 are international students from 130 different countries. We look forward to welcoming you to our vibrant and diverse student community!


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Why Study Abroad in Ireland?

There are so many reasons why an international student would want to study abroad in Ireland, and in the capital city of Dublin.


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International Undergraduate Prospectus



Get honest opinions from alumni students about their time studying at university, from subject choices to student life and much more.

International Student Dinuka’s Degree at University College Dublin

Coming from Sri Lanka, Dinuka Tharangi Jayaweera joined University College Dublin to study for her BSc degree in Computer Science. This is her story.


See why other students chose to study at UCD. Take me there.