Dublin, Ireland

Direct Enrollment - Dublin City University

Study Abroad
Program Options:
Direct Enrollment
Fall, Spring, Academic Year

At a Glance




15 per Semester

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Visa Required:


About the Program

Dublin City University’s (DCU) main objective is to provide a lively educational and social environment, while encouraging a holistic approach to student development. You have the opportunity to live in campus housing and take advantage of a broad range of academic options.

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Take Classes Like a Local

Take advantage of a broad range of rigorous academic options.

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Build a Community

Live on-campus and participate in the vibrant social life.

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Explore the Neighborhoods

Walk along the River Liffey and meander through the city.

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Dublin Will Be Your Classroom

Take in an Irish play at The Abbey Theatre and explore Dublin Castle.

Spring 2025

Program Dates:

January 07 - May 07

Application Deadline:

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Program Advisor

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Macey Schondel

Once you’ve applied for a program, I’ll be your direct point of contact. From housing to course registration and everything in between, I’m here to help you prepare to study abroad. Once you’re accepted to your program, you’ll find even more detailed information about what you need to know before you depart in your Predeparture Guide. Let’s get started!

📱 800.995.2300 ✉️ study@IESabroad.org

About the Destination

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Why Dublin?

You won’t need the luck of the Irish to have an unforgettable study abroad experience in Dublin. By directly enrolling in a local university, you have the opportunity to become a part of Dublin’s large student community (more than half of the city is under 25 years old).

Learn More About Dublin

Get to Know Your New City

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Take a Day Trip

Explore and hike along the coast just a short train ride from the city.

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Catch a Live Performance

Venture to the theatre, or enjoy live music at your local pub.

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Taste the Local Food

Sink your teeth into the various fresh and delicious foods of Dublin.

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Visit the Book of Kells

See this lavishly illuminated manuscript in the Library of Trinity College.

The Student Experience

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A clean apartment kitchen and living space, with sleek counters, dark cabinets, and modern appliances.
  • Apartment


You live in student apartments in a residence hall near campus with local and international students. The apartment suites are fully furnished and have fully equipped kitchens (no meals are included). You have your own bedroom and bathroom and share the unit with up to three roommates, which may be of mixed gender. Each unit offers an internet connection in all bedroom and common areas.