Office of Study Abroad and Outreach

University College of Dublin


University College of Dublin

University College of Dublin (UCD) is located on the outskirts of the city of Dublin. It is Ireland's largest university and is one of Europe's leading research-intensive universities.


Program Details
Location(s)  Dublin, Ireland
Term   Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Academic Year, Summer
Credit   Agriculture, Food & Nutrition, Architecture, Forensic Chemistry, Arts & Humanities, Biology, Engineering, Nursing, Accounting, Supply Chain Management, Business, Kinesiology, Sports and Exercise Science, Sciences and more!
Classes Held  On-site
Housing   Residence Hall or On-Campus Apartment
Passport Required       
Program Eligibility
GPA 3.0
Grad credit Not Available
Non-WIU   No
Pre-requisite None
Student Year Sophomore, Junior, Senior

About the Program

General: University College of Dublin (UCD) is located on the outskirts of the city of Dublin. It is Ireland's largest university and is one of Europe's leading research-intensive universities.

Semester Programs: Students can participate in a semester or academic year program at UCD where they will have opportunities to take coursework in a variety of disciplines.  

Summer Program: UCD offers four summer programs: Architecture, Nursing, Sports and Medicine, and Business Internship. More information about the summer program can be found on their website

Housing and Meals:  UCD has on-campus accommodation available for over 3,000 students in halls of residence, catered (meals included) and self-catering (meals not included) apartments. More information is available on their website

Entry Requirements: Students attending UCD do not need a visa. More information can be found on the Ireland Embassy website.

Health Insurance: It is a university policy that all WIU students who study abroad are either covered under WIU student health insurance OR have purchased the Patriot Travel Medical Insurance plan through IMG.

Application: Apply here.

Costs (Comparative Table)

Semester Programs only (Summer programs vary)
ITEMS WIU UCD
Tuition 12 semester hours, plan T 4506.00 11,500.00*
Application Fee   75.00
Health Insurance 842.00 200.00
Passport   135.00
Housing and Meals 4,365.00 3100.00 
Books and Supplies 400.00 482.00 
Total 10,113.00 15492.00**


*Nursing students are required to take at least 15 credit hours at UCD. The cost is the same.

**Students will arrange their own airfare. 

 

Financial Aid and Scholarships are available.  

Semester Dates

Fall: Early September - Late December

Spring: Mid January - Mid May

Summer: June/July

You can find out more information about University College of Dublin by visiting their website.

Academics

Students are eligible to take all courses listed on the UCD  website .  Please note that courses at UCD are called "modules."

Program: Nursing, Midwifery, and Health Systems

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Office of Study Abroad and Outreach


StudyAbroad@wiu.edu

Horrabin Room 8

309-298-2504