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  • Locations: Dublin, Ireland
  • Program Terms: Fall, Fall Back-Up, Full Year, Full Year Back-Up, Split Year Spring, SpltYr Spring BackUp, Spring, Spring Back-Up
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  • Restrictions: GU applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Minimum Cumulative GPA:
3.0 Language Prerequisite: No
Language(s): English
Type of Program:
Business, Direct Enrollment
Non-GU Students May Apply: No Housing Options: Off-Campus, Student Residence
Level of Support: Medium (Moderate onsite support) September Deadline: No
Subjects Offered: Business
Program Description:

University College Dublin -
Quinn School of Business

Dublin, Ireland

Students must be enrolled in the MSB and have a 3.0 GPA. 

Applications are due in February for the upcoming fall or full year and in October for the spring term.  If you are considering a full year abroad in two locations (split year), you must submit application materials for both programs at the deadline for the first program.


About the program
  • Cost
  • University and Location
University College Dublin (UCD) was established in 1854 and is currently the largest, most international university in Ireland with an enrollment of 24,000 students (approximately 17,000 undergraduates).  The main campus is located at Belfield, a landscaped 300-acre campus, about three miles from the center of Dublin.  The university is made up of five colleges including the College of Arts and Celtic Studies, the College of Business and Law, the College of Engineering, Mathematical and Physical Sciences, the College of Human Sciences, and the College of Life Sciences.

Dublin, the capital of the Republic of Ireland, arose originally from a Viking settlement on the river Liffey. The primary city of the Republic for most of its thousand-year history, it experienced a rapid expansion in the eighteenth century. Dublin is a capital city rich in culture, as seen by the numerous theaters, museums, art galleries and cinemas. Particularly renowned for its literary history, Dublin has educated such literary figures as James Joyce, who received his degree at the University College Dublin, Bernard Shaw, W.B. Yeats, Jonathan Swift, Oscar Wilde, and Samuel Beckett.
  • Accommodation and Meals
On-campus housing is available for students who would like to live on campus: Those who receive on campus housing live in University residence halls. Several of the on-campus residence halls have meal plans.  Students may also choose a residence where they will cook their meals or eat in the many pubs or restaurants in Dublin.
Students who wish to live off campus will work with the UCD Centre for Study Abroad to be placed in off-campus apartments.

Student Life:
  • Academic Calendar
Students are enrolled at the Quinn School of Business while at University College Dublin.  The academic calendar consists of two semesters (15 weeks each). The first semester runs from September to December and the second semester January through mid-May.
  • Fields of Study and Language of Instruction
Language of Instruction is English.
Fields of study include: Business. 
  • Courseload
Students studying in the Quinn School of Business are required to take 5 courses per semester for a total of 25 ECTS credits.  All students studying at the Quinn School of Business take one Irish history and culture course called "Ireland:  From Union to Bailout:  An Economic and Social History Since 1800."  Students may take four additional classes within the School of Business, or two additional courses within the School of Business, and two additional courses in the College of Arts and Celtic Studies.  The credit for these classes come back to Georgetown as fifteen Georgetown credits.
  • Evaluation
Students must achieve achieve a 2.8 (C) in all of their coursework in order to receive full credit. 


Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2017 10/04/2016 10/15/2016 TBA TBA