Founded by Royal Charter in 1908, the National University of Ireland, Dublin, also known as University College Dublin (UCD), is a fully accredited and independent public university. It is the largest university in Ireland, with a wide range of faculties that includes Arts/Humanities, Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Science, Law, Engineering, Agriculture and Commerce. Currently, the University has almost 25,000 students and is Ireland’s leader in postgraduate education with almost 7,000 postgraduate students and almost 2,000 PhD students.
Today, National University of Ireland, Dublin is acknowledged as a centre of excellence for teaching and research, and its degrees are recognised and respected worldwide.
Strengths and Distinctions
Top 3% University in the World (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2011-2012)
Ranked 26th in Europe (Times Higher Education – World University Rankings 2010)
Top 30th Business School in Europe (The Financial Times 2010)
One of the elite business schools worldwide to obtain International
"Triple Crown of Accreditation" (AACSB, AMBA & EQUIS)