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Study Abroad with UCC


Study abroad is open to students during the third year of a four-year degree programme. UCC students can study with one of our exchange partner universities across the globe.


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International Students

A degree from University College Cork ensures our international graduates are ‘World Ready and Work Ready’. We are unrivalled in the quality of our academic programmes and research, the beauty of our campus and its vibrant student life. We have a student body of over 20,000 and 3,000 are international students. Each year UCC welcomes students from over 104 countries, so whatever you choose to study, you’ll soon make many friends from across the world.

Why Study at University College Cork

We are Cork

Cork is a very livable, cosmopolitan, safe and connected region.

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UCC has been voted Sunday Times Irish University of The Year a record five times, including 2016 and 2017

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UCC is the world’s first Green Flag Campus. It pioneers sustainable practices and provides a safe and friendly environment.

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UCC is ranked in the top 2% of global universities

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UCC Voted the safest campus in Ireland and one of safest in the world

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UCC ranked 1st in Ireland for Sports Facilities

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UCC international students are amongst happiest in Ireland

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International Student Profiles

University College Cork is a first-class university with a time-honoured history. UCC enjoys an undisputed reputation.

Jieyuan Xue - China

Financial Economics, BSc

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UCC allowed me to pursue the goals I always dreamt of: PhD in Cancer Research and a start-up that will solve important health problems in my country and the whole of Latin America.

Yensi Flores Bueso – Honduras

Molecular Biology with BioInnovation, MSc

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Our class consists of 10 people from 7 countries, plus several Erasmus students. The exposure of International culture is quite intense.

Yoga Bagus Wicaksono - Indonesia

Sustainable Energy, MengSc

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I love the way my teachers accept my ideas, and help me improve them further. I have room to be creative myself at the same time.

Dang Hoang Thanh Lan - Vietnam

Sociology, PhD

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I would encourage International students to study in UCC because of its academic level and also for its great location at the heart of a really calm city.

Octavio Vázquez Mendoza - Mexico City

Data Science and Analytics, MSc

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You meet so many new people and make so many new friends that any languages and cultural barriers don’t matter, and that is great place to be.

Haley M Bonner - USA

English Modernities: American and British Film and Literature, MA

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"I'd been looking for a Masters in Film that was theoretical and that would also be okay with my practical knowledge in film making."

Meera Sankar - India

Film and Screen Media, Masters Graduate

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"I've always had the dream of studying abroad to have this experience and when making my research, I found Ireland and fell in love with it."

Raul Soares - Brazil

BE (Hons) Civil Engineering

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