University College Dublin (UCD) is ranked among the best universities in the world - one of Europe's leading research-intensive universities. It's the most popular choice for international students studying in Ireland. Founded in 1854, UCD is one of the country's oldest universities. It's also its largest, offering a diverse range of degree programmes.
As Ireland's largest university, with its great strength and diversity of disciplines, UCD embraces its role to contribute to the flourishing of Ireland through the study of people, society, business, economy, culture, languages and the creative arts, as well as through research and innovation.