University College Cork (UCC) was founded in 1845 and is one of the oldest universities in Ireland. It combines a rich tradition of teaching, research and scholarship. Its degrees, conferred by the National University of Ireland, are internationally recognised. UCC is Ireland's leading research university.
The University has four colleges - Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences; Business and Law; Science, Engineering and Food Science; and Medicine and Health. There are over 16,000 students pursuing undergraduate and postgraduate studies. UCC attracts a large number of international students with more than 2,000 students from 82 countries and all five continents currently registered.
At undergraduate level the University offers a large variety of degree programmes and there is a full range of postgraduate degrees (by taught and by research) at the level of Master and Doctor in all departments.
UCC is Ireland's premier research university attracting the highest peer-reviewed research income per head nationally and is home to a number of major national research institutes and centres that have been established over the past few years.
The campus is situated along a riverside garden setting, radiating a warm, personal charm, which greatly enhances the learning environment.
Arts and Celtic Studies
Commerce and Law
Science, Engineering, and Food Science
Contact information for students
Tel: + 353 21 4904 726
Fax: + 353 21 4904 735