About Us

Dublin City University is a dynamic, welcoming, community devoted to our students’ personal and professional development. Your international journey starts here.

Dublin City University for International Students

We are recognised for our ‘transformative student experience’, which is driven by the passion and expertise of our teaching staff, our innovative programmes, and our state-of-the art facilities in a beautiful part of Dublin.

DCU also puts personal development at the heart of the student experience and encourages students to get the most out of our vibrant campus community.

You can choose from 200+ programmes across our 5 faculties along with our International Pathway Foundation programmes.

Our Team

We are noted for having an entrepreneurial, innovative and creative culture. Our team of experienced professionals is here to support students from around the world who want to come and study at DCU.

Find out more about what you can expect from DCU studying as an international student.

Academic Team

Academic Manager
Meet Shane, a highly experienced member of our school management team who is dedicated to the development and management of our International Foundation Programme (IFY) at DCU. With many years of experience in foundation year programmes and English language teaching, Shane brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to our team.

Shane Corbett,

IFY Academic Manager

Head Office Team

Business Development Director photo
Niamh is in charge of student recruitment for DCU's pathway programmes. To contact her or a member of the team email intl.pathways@dcu.ie

Niamh O'Mahony,

Business Development Director

Student Support and Development

DCU offers a number of support and development services to all international students. We work very closely with colleagues in Student Support and Development, Registry and the academic schools to ensure that you are supported throughout your journey at DCU.
If you are not sure where you should direct your query or require any other help or information please contact us.

DCU IELTS Test Centre

All students whose first language is not English and who have not been educated through the medium of English must present a qualification in the English language prior to submitting their application to DCU.


The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is the world’s most popular English language proficiency test for higher education and DCU is one of the official test centres in Ireland