University College Dublin

University College Dublin is an exchange destination for Utrecht University School of LAW students, bachelor.

Student experiences

Read the student experiences here


General webpage

Incoming students

School of Law

School of Law Modules (courses)



Academic calendar

Semester 1: September up to and including December

Semester 2: January up to and including May

You can find the academic calendar here

University College Dublin is a trimester destination.


Language requirements: B1 or VWO English passing grade

All courses at UCD are taught in English – incoming students are advised to have a minimum level of B1 (CEFR).
Erasmus students are not required to provide proof of English language proficiency as part of their application.

Areas of study open for exchange students

Students can apply to take one module from outside of the Law school each semester. A module outside of the School of Law is anything that does not begin with the code ‘LAW’. For example LAW30180 Jurisprudence is a module from the School of Law. PHIL30260 Philosophy of Law is a School of Philosophy module.

Courses at Master level




Once students have been accepted to UCD, UCD Global will e-mail them instructions on how to apply for the UCD Residences. Further information regarding on-campus accommodation in UCD is available at:

Please note that on-campus accommodation is not guaranteed and is limited.

UCD Residences operate the UCD Accommodation Pad which offers a variety of off-campus housing options for
UCD students:

Estimated living costs per month

Living costs in Dublin


Full information on the UCD grading system is available at the website


UU board of examiners

Additional information

Places available: 6 students for 1 year, or 12 students for 1 semester or a combination.

Most courses are offered once in an academic year, should students fail a module and have returned home they are offered an essay/exam to take at home.

Incoming exchange students have a dedicated administrator and academic advisor in the School of Law in addition to support from the International Office.

In September it might be difficult to find a room in case you opted for off-campus housing. Students are advised to arrive a couple of weeks earlier to search for a place to stay.


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Do you have any questions about this partner university or would you like to know more?

Contact the International Exchange Office of the Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance.

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