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UNIC: The European University of Cities in Post-Industrial Transition

University College Cork is one of the founding partners of UNIC, the European University of Cities in Post-Industrial Transition. UNIC is an alliance of ten universities across Europe who are working with their cities and with one another to tackle urban challenges and develop shared, sustainable futures.

The UNIC university partners are University College Cork, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Koç University Istanbul, University of Deusto in Bilbao, University of Liège, Ruhr University Bochum, University of Oulu, University of Zagreb, University of Lodz, Malmö University.

UNIC unlocks new international opportunities by connecting students, staff and city stakeholders with our partners for transformative learning, research, innovation and societal impact. See the main UNIC site: Home (

UNIC is funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union.

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RePIC, the UNIC joint Master's programme

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Online Language Courses for Staff and Students

Learn the 10 languages of UNIC partners

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