• General Information

    Full Name of University:

    University College Cork, Ireland

    Number of MAUI semesters you can accept during 2016/17 (not students):

    3 Full Year or 6 Semesters

    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.
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    Tel: +353 21 4904727
    Fax:+ 353 21 4904735

    Contact people for outgoing students:

    Marita Foster,

    Deputy Director,

    International Office, Roseleigh,

    University College Cork,


    Tel: +353 21 4904722

    Fax: +353 21 4904735

    Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    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

    26 January 2018

  • 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.

    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

    Dentistry; Medicine; Nursing Studies; Pharmacy; Occupational Therapy, Speech and Language Therapy; Early Start Semester (unless the student is willing to pay the supplement of approximately €1250)

    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

    Students may take up to 30 ECTS credits per semester

    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

    Students should be fluent in English

    Language test certificate required?

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


    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?

    All details will be provided by the International Office prior to arrival.

    Additional Notes


    Last updated

    26 January 2018

  • Dates

    Host Application deadline for each term

    Autumn 2018 Deadline: 8th June 2018

    Spring 2019 Deadline: 12th October 2018

    Academic Calendar

    Please list exact dates

    Autumn Semester 2018:

    10th September – 21st December 2018

    Spring Semester 2019:

    14th January – 10th May 2019

    Examination period(s)

    Autumn Exams:

    10th – 21st December 2018

    Summer Exams:

    29th April – 10th May 2019

    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 (no cost)
    Semester 1 / Autumn Semester / Full year: 6th, 7th and 8th September 2017
    Semester 2 / Spring Semester 2018: Thursday 11th and Friday 12th January 2018

    Course registration deadline

    Registration details will be given to the student following one month prior to arrival.

    Last updated

    26 January 2018

  • 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 (personal spending)

    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?

    Information on Housing will be sent to students with the letter of acceptance.

    Housing options

    Information on Housing will be sent to students with the letter of acceptance.

    Housing Website and Contact Person(s)

    Information on Housing will be sent to students with the letter of acceptance.

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

    Information on Housing will be sent to students with the letter of acceptance.

    Are health facilities available at the university?


    Are internships available?


    Are student jobs available/allowed?


    Additional Notes


    Last Updated

    26 January 2018

  • 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

    26 January 2018