University College Cork

University College Cork is an exchange destination for Utrecht University Bachelor students of the faculty of Humanities in Cork, Ireland.

Student experiences

Read about student experiences


General information for exchange students

Course catalogue

Virtual Reality Tour

Academic calendar

Semester I (Autumn Semester): approximately September – December
Semester II (Spring Semester): approximately January – May

Academic Calendar: check out this website; tile Orientation and Semester dates

For key semester dates, click here.


Language requirement: a minimum language level of B2 (CEFR) in English is required.

Areas of study open to exchange students

Humanities. Subjects here include: 

  • Celtic Languages and Culture
  • English Language and Culture
  • French Language and Culture
  • German Language and Culture
  • History
  • History of Art
  • Italian Language and Culture
  • Linguistics
  • Musicology
  • Philosophy
  • Religious Studies
  • Spanish Language and Culture

UCC offers a wide range of subjects to Erasmus students. See link to course catalogue.

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction


Housing assistance

Information regarding accommodation
Students should also consult the UCC Student Pad website
Unfortunately, UCC is not able to guarantee accommodation to their incoming visiting students. Students should remain proactive in sourcing their own accommodation before their arrival.

Estimated living costs per month


Average Cost Range per month

Option 1 - On Campus Accommodation

€600 - €680

Option 2 - Private Complex

€600 - €1,000

Option 3- Private rental (house share)

€500 – 600 (bills not included)

Infographic on estimated cost of living in Cork


Normal study load per semester: 30 ECTS

Number of places available

8 places

Additional information



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Do you have any questions about this partner university or about studying abroad? Contact the International Office of the Faculty of Humanities (details below).