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  • Locations: Dublin, Ireland
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2023 10/15/2022 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Partnership Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English
Click here for a definition of this term Housing Options: Apartment, Dorm/On-Campus Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 3
Click here for a definition of this term Class Standing: Junior, Senior, Sophomore Click here for a definition of this term Areas of Study: Accounting, Architecture, Art History, Astronomy, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Computer Science, Creative Writing, Earth Science, Economics, Engineering, English, Environmental Science, Film, Finance, French, Geography, Geology, German, Greek, History, Human Resource Management, Information Technology, International Business, International Relations, Internships, Italian, Law, Literature, Management, Management Computer Systems, Marketing, Math/Statistics, Mathematics, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Spanish, Theatre, Women's Studies
Click here for a definition of this term Internship Available: Yes
Program Description:

University College Dublin

UW-W Partnership Program

UCD Logo

Location Dublin, Ireland 
Acaemic Focus All Majors
Eligibility  3.0 GPA, Junior or Senior standing
Language of Instruction English
Terms Semester, Year, Summer
Partner Website


University College Dublin is a vibrant, modern university with almost 25,000 students situated on a spacious and leafy campus, only 3 miles from Dublin’s city center. UCD offers a lively campus community in which to live and study. The university has modern buildings and first-class academic and sporting facilities. UCD is one of the highest ranked institutions in Europe making it a great place for students to study abroad.


Semester/Year Program
As an American College student, you are welcome to study abroad at UCD for a semester or a full year. The UCD North America team will support you before you leave home, when you first arrive, and throughout your time at UCD. Our aim is for you to get the most out of your experience academically, culturally, and socially.

You can take up to six courses per semester at UCD. Study abroad students have access to the full range of undergraduate courses available at UCD. You can register for up to four courses in your subject area and up to two courses from other Program areas. You may also take all of your courses within your chosen subject area.
Students participating in this program can choose from over 170 programs at UCD! UCD offers over 70+ undergraduate honors degree courses in a variety of subject areas.

For information on the University College Dublin semester/year courses, click here.

Summer Internship Program
University College Dublin also offers a summer internship program, an eight-week program including a six-week placement in an Irish company.  During this program, students receive a total of six credits, consisting of the internship course and the student’s choice of one other course: Irish History, International Business, or Service Learning.


UCD has set aside a large proportion of on-campus rooms for international students. However, places are limited and accommodation cannot be guaranteed for all international students. If you are not able to rent a room in the student residences on-campus, or if you would rather live off-campus, you can contact the UCD Residences Off-Campus Office or the Student Union Accommodation Services for advice on off-campus options. For more information on accommodation, click here.

UCD Campus Picture

Student Life and Surroundings

Life at UCD is not just about lectures and study. Sports, societies, and social life are vital ingredients of the university experience. There are endless opportunities for students to get involved on campus. The UCD Student Center and UCD Sport & Fitness are at the heart of student life in UCD.

In the Student Center, there is a state of the art 3D cinema where the university plays the latest blockbusters and classic films. Within the Student Center there is also a 600-seat auditorium, meeting rooms, a new TV Studio, Radio Pod, Seminar Room, a medical center, pharmacy, barbers, newsagents and a host of great places to eat or just chill out. There is also the UCD Club House bar, where friends meet to hangout and watch sports on the big screens.

UCD Sport & Fitness houses a number of top class sporting facilities, including: an Olympic sized swimming pool; a brand new gym; as well as dance and spinning studios. After workouts students can even wind down in the sauna or the jacuzzi. All of these facilities are available to students throughout the year.

The city of Dublin itself also offers countless opportunities for students to explore. With restaurants, pubs, museums, theaters, and frequently occurring events, students can easily immerse themselves in Irish culture.

Public transportation and railway systems, as well as an international airport, allow students to travel throughout the city as well as other Irish destinations and European countries.


Cost of Attendance, Financial Aid, and Scholarships

As a partnership program, UW-Whitewater students are subject to UCD tuition fees, which will be billed to the students’ UW-W accounts. As with all approved study abroad programs, UW-W financial aid can be used on this program.  Eligible students are encouraged to apply for the Wisconsin Grant for Study Abroad, and UW-W and external study abroad scholarships are available.

Other fees for this program, such as the Global Experiences Application Fee and CISI international insurance, are billed to the student’s UW-W account.  Other expenses are paid individually (e.g. living expenses) or to the host university (e.g. round trip flights, living expenses).

Estimated Cost of Attendance (per semester)

Billed by UW-Whitewater Semester Summer
Tuition 9,000 4,750
Administrative Fee 225 225
Contingency Fee 50 50
CISI Insurance 140 70
Subtotal $9,415 $5,095
Additional Estimated Expenses    
Accommodation 5,000 1,500
Personal/Miscellaneous 2,000 1,000
Meals 1,600 800
Travel Documents & Immigration Fees 500 150
Books/Supplies 200 N/A
Round-Trip Airfare 1,400 1,400
Subtotal $10,700 $4,850
Total*** $20,115 $9,845
*Tuition fees at UCD depend on the program at UCD you apply for. Tuition ranges from 7600-8800 EUR per semester. Summer business internship program fee is 4250 EUR.
**Accommodation is an estimate. Other options are available at a variety of prices depending on major/program applied for at UCD.  Exchange rate taken December 2019.  For the summer program, students are placed on Belgrove Residence.
***For comparison, the UW-W Financial Aid office estimates the cost of attendance on the UW-W campus for one semester to be $7,400.


Passport and Visa Requirements

Students must have a passport that is valid at least 6 months beyond the end of the program.  Students must also apply for an Irish residence permit upon arrival in Ireland.  (US citizens do not need to apply for a visa prior to travelling to Ireland. This may vary for students with non-US citizenship).

Key Dates

Term Application Deadline Term Dates
Academic Year April 1 Early September to Mid May
Fall Semester April 1 Early September to Mid December
Spring Semester October 15 Mid January to Mid May
Summer Internship April 1 Early June to Late July

Office of Global Experiences
Office: McCutchan 204
Phone: 262-472-5759