University College Cork is a universitywide partner in Cork, Ireland.

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Academic calendar

Semester I: 3rd week of September – 1st week of December
Semester II:  3rd week of January – end of March


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:

  • Law


  • Film studies
  • Digital Humanities

List of modules/subject areas are listed in our Book of Modules for Visiting Students

Courses at Master’s level

No. There is a special programme for Erasmus students.

Language of instruction


Estimated living costs per month

In between €940 - €1580 depending on lifestyle, including accommodation, deposit, food, travel, books and personal expenses. More information


Normal study load per term in credits:  30 ECTS, in courses: 2 – 6.

Grading system: 0% - 100%
Minimum pass is: 40%

Number of places available

4 places per year. Selection was necessary in the past few years.

Buildings surrounding a field of grass in typical English college style at the University College Cork.


More information

More information about studying abroad: in Dutch and in English.