From the world to Dublin City University, your journey starts here!

Study in Ireland at a top ranked university for international students.
Top 90 Young Universities

in the World (Times Higher Education Rankings)

University of the Year 2021

by The Sunday Times

2,000 international Students

128 different nationalities

Find Your Pathway To University

We offer a wide range of short and long term courses covering all aspects of your pathway to DCU. Find out more about starting your studies at DCU.

Explore our Pathway Programmes

Experience another culture first hand while you get prepared for university.


10 or 5 weeks
This course is a deep dive into how academic texts and lectures are constructed. Aimed at international students who want to master the specific linguistic requirements associated with academia.

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English Language Courses

Short and long-term programmes
Gain additional English language skills and progress to study in our Foundation programmes. These courses are for students who have an IELTS of 3.5 – 4 or higher.

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Why Choose Dublin City University?

Our students can gain an internationally recognised qualification while benefiting from a vibrant Irish university environment. Start the journey with us today! Find out more about what you can expect from DCU studying as an international student.
Academic Campuses
of graduates in employment or further study
student clubs and societies

Living in Dublin

Get to know more about some of the many reasons why international students choose to study abroad in Dublin. Take a look at what is required prior to coming to Ireland including visa, health insurance, work information and more. Learn more about why you should study and live in Dublin.

DCU Global Partnership

Helping higher education institutions find solutions to their unique challenges.

Bespoke Language Training Solutions

DCU is uniquely placed to meet the training needs of a diverse range of professional groups and individuals. It has the expertise, flexibility, experience and intercultural acumen to work constructively and creatively with potential clients.

We excel in being able to develop tailor-made courses, to design the programmes quickly, and to deliver services to the most exacting standards.

Interested in becoming a Partner?

DCU works with education partners from around the world. Learn more about how you can benefit from becoming an international partner of DCUIA.