University College Cork | Ireland

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Established in 1845 and home to around 18,000 students, the University College Cork campus has developed into one of Ireland’s major universities. The campus centers on the historic quadrangle, and is an easy walk or bus ride from the city center. UCC prides itself on being an environmentally aware and friendly campus. Its historic heart is complemented by cutting edge technical, laboratory, and library facilities. UCC is number 181 in the Times Educational Supplements’ list of the 700 top universities worldwide, and Ireland’s first “five star” university. 

UCC is home to students from more than 100 countries, and every year the campus hosts an International Cultures Fest. Cork offers more than 50 sports clubs, so students can get involved a range of athletic activities and make use of the excellent arenas, fields, and sports and fitness facilities. There are also clubs and societies that focus on drama, music, politics, volunteering and other activities. You won’t be short of things to do.

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Program Duration:

  • Fall: early September – mid December
  • Fall/Winter/Spring: early September – mid May
  • Winter/Spring: early January – mid May
  • Summer: early July – late July


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