• General Information

    Full Name of University:

    University College Cork

    Number of MAUI semesters you can accept during 2019/20 (not students):

    6 (evenly divided between Fall and Spring)

    General University Website:

    Click here.

    International Office/Website for Incoming Students:

    Click here.

    Contact people for incoming students:

    Karen McSweeney
    Visiting Student Coordinator
    International Office
    University College Cork
    Roseleigh, Western Road
    Cork, Ireland
    Tel: +353 21 4904727
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    Contact people for outgoing students:

    Marita Foster
    Deputy Director
    International Office
    University College Cork
    Roseleigh, Western Road
    Cork, Ireland
    Tel: +353 21 4904722
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    Application website. If paper only, please write “paper only.”

    Click here.

    How does the application and admissions process differ for undergraduate versus graduates?


    Other important notes

    Last updated

    January 2019

  • Academics

    Areas of study open to undergraduate exchange students (list explicitly)

    Accounting , Anatomy, Applied Mathematics, Applied Psychology, Archaeology, Chinese Studies Biochemistry, Biology, Celtic Civilisation, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Earth Science, Economics, Ecology, Education (Early Childhood), Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Energy Engineering, English, Environmental Sciences, European Studies, Epidemiology and Public Health, Food Business and Development, Food Engineering, Food Science, French, Gaeilge, Geography, Geology, German, Government, Greek, Greek and Roman Civilisation, History, History of Art, Italian, Latin, Management and Marketing, Management Information Systems, Mathematics, Mathematical Studies, Microbiology, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Physiology, Plant Science, Portuguese, Process Engineering, Study of Religions, Social Policy, Sociology, Zoology. https://www.ucc.ie/admin/registrar/visiting/ 

    Open undergraduate areas of study taught in English (list explicitly)

    English is the medium of instruction at UCC

    Are graduate areas open for exchange?


    Areas of study open to graduate exchange students (list explicitly)


    Can advanced undergraduate students take graduate level courses?


    Can graduate student take undergraduate level courses?


    Areas of study restricted to prior bilateral agreements between exchange departments or faculties


    Areas of study not available to exchange students

    Medicine and Health, Law

    Websites for course offerings(both in host language & English offerings)

    Click here.

    Required minimum and maximum number of credits available through the exchange

    For both undergraduate & graduate

    Depending on the requirements of the students sending institution.

    No minimum

    Maximum: 30 ECTS Credits

    Are summer courses available as exchange (non fee-paying)?

    If so, please provide summer school website.


    Do students register for classes in advance or upon arrival?

    In advance

    Language Requirements

    IELTS: 6.0 (with no individual section lower than 5.5)

    TOEFL iBT: 79-80

    CET6: 500 or over

    Language test certificate required?

    If so, which and when: before admission or upon arrival?

    Before admission

    Preparatory language course for incoming students?

    Indicate dates and costs


    Are there any special advising or registrations concerns that students should be aware of? Are services available to assist in registration or course selection?

    Detailed instructions will be sent to the students at the time of registration. Support from the International Office will be available also.

    Additional Notes


    Last updated

    January 2019

  • Dates

    Host Application deadline for each term

    Semester 1/Fall: 8 June

    Semester 2/Spring: 12 October

    Academic Calendar

    Please list exact dates

    Autumn Semester 2019:

    9 September – 20 December 2019

    Spring Semester 2020:

    13 January – 8 May 2020

    Examination period(s)

    Autumn Exams:

    9 – 20 December 2019

    Summer Exams:

    24 April – 8 May 2020

    If there is a break between the academic course calendar and exams, can arrangements be made so the student may take exams early?

    (i.e. semester ends in December and exams are late January).


    Orientation session(s) for incoming students

    Is it mandatory, indicate dates and costs

    Mandatory Orientation

    Autumn Semester 2019:

    4th, 5th, 6th September 2019

    Spring Semester 2020:

    9th & 10th January 2020

    No cost.

    Course registration deadline

    Students will be notified of deadline at the time of registration

    Last updated

    January 2019

  • Costs

    Total cost estimates per month in Euro

    (broken down below)






    Course Materials


    Local Transportation


    Health Insurance

    Students should have their own private health insurance.


    (please indicate and specify any mandatory additional fees)

    300 (immigration card)

    Personal/Misc expenses: 375

    Is comparable health insurance coverage from abroad allowed/not allowed?

    If not, please include fees in “other” field above.


    Additional Notes


    Last Updated

    26 January 2018

  • Housing and Student Life

    Is housing assistance available? How do students apply, and is it guaranteed?

    Yes. Housing is not guaranteed. Instructions to be added to the housing waiting list will be sent to students with their letter of acceptance

    Housing options

    Apartment Style Complexes

    Housing Website and Contact Person(s)

    Details will be sent to students with their official letter of acceptance to UCC

    Do students apply for housing with their regular application or is it separate?

    They will receive instructions with their letter of acceptance.

    Are health facilities available at the university?

    Yes. https://www.ucc.ie/en/studenthealth/

    Are internships available?


    Are student jobs available/allowed?


    Additional Notes


    Last Updated

    January 2019

  • Promotional Materials

    Please add links to promotional materials below

    Please keep in mind that these resources are here for partners to use to promote exchanges; this is not itself a promotional website. As such, please simply link to your promotional materials and refrain from embedding video or images on this page.

    University Video:

    University Image Library:

    University or Departmental Brochures:

    Last Updated

    January 2019