University College Cork
University College Cork is a universitywide partner in Cork, Ireland.
Welcome to UCC 2019 (YouTube)
Semester I: 2nd week of September – 3rd week of December
Orientation generally commences the 2nd week of September for Semester I and the 2nd week of January for Semester II.
Exams take place in December for Semester I and in May for Semester II.
GPA (Average Grade)
There is no GPA requirement for this destination.
Students are expected to have a good level of English in order to be able to follow classes.
|Areas of study open to exchange students|
All areas, except:
List of modules/subject areas are listed in our Book of Modules for Visiting Students
|Courses at Master’s level|
No. The majority of modules available to Erasmus students are at the bachelor level.
|Language of instruction|
Unfortunately, UCC cannot guarantee accommodation to exchange students. On-campus housing is available and can be applied for, but the university also offers advise to students seeking accommodation off-campus.
|Estimated living costs per month|
Average living costs are between €1240 - €1880 per month depending on lifestyle.
You can find a more detailed breakdown of expenses here.
Normal study load per term in credits: 30 ECTS, in courses: 2 – 6.
Grading system: 0% - 100%
|Number of places available|
8 places per year.
Selection was necessary in the past few years.
You are advised not to place this exchange destination as a second or third choice.
If you are able to go in the second semester, your chances of getting selected are higher.
If you have any questions about this universitywide partner university, contact the universitywide International Office:
Asia & Latin America
Name: Ms. Clim Gorissen
North America & UK
Name: Ms. Cathelijne van Weelden
Australia, New Zealand, South Afrika & Spain*
Name: Ms. Tessel Arendsen
* only Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Europe & Middle East
Name: Ms. Mandy van den Houten
General exchange questions
Names: Tamar Oderwald and Patrick Chan
Erasmus+ grant questions
The International Office can only help you with questions related to the content of your Learning Agreement and with signing documents on behalf of the Sending Institution.
For all other Erasmus+ grant related questions, please refer to the Erasmus+ grants for Studies page (scroll down to “Contact the Erasmus Office” to make an appointment) or send an e-mail to email@example.com
For questions about faculty programmes and internships, contact the Faculty International Offices.
Phone: +31 (0)30-2531224
Office hours for calling: Tuesday and Thursday, 14:00-15:30
Make an appointment via Teams
We are available for appointments via Teams. If you have a question, use the calendar below to make an appointment.
If you are unable to make it to your appointment, please do not forget to cancel.
Please note that the University-wide International Office will be closed from December 23rd, 2023 to January 7th, 2024. Mailboxes will only be monitored for urgent matters in the first week of January.