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Full name of University

 University College Cork

Cork

Number of MAUI/AEN students you can accept during 2014/15.
Indicate total number of semesters.

3 full year or 6  semesters

Contact person for incoming students
name, title, full address, phone, fax, email

Karen McSweeney,
Visiting Student Coordinator,
International Education Office,
Roseleigh,
University College Cork,
Western Road, Cork, Ireland.
k.mcsweeney@ucc.ie; Tel: +353 21 4904727; Fax:+ 353 21 4904735

Contact person for outgoing students
name, title, full address, phone, fax, email

Marian Cotter,
International Education Office,
Roseleigh,
University College Cork,
Western Road, Cork, Ireland.
mariancotter@ucc.ie
Tel: +353 21 4904723; Fax:+ 353 21 4904735

General University Website

www.ucc.ie

International Office/Website for Incoming Students

www.ucc.ie/en/international/visiting/

Areas of study open to undergraduate exchange students
list explicitly

Accounting , Anatomy, Applied Mathematics, Applied Psychology, Archaeology, Chinese Studies Biochemistry, Biology, Celtic Civilisation, Chemistry, Civil Engineering,  Computer Science, Earth Science, Economics, Ecology, Education (Early Childhood), Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Energy Engineering, English, Environmental Sciences, European Studies, Epidemiology and Public Health, Food Business and Development, Food Engineering, Food Science, French, Gaeilge, Geography, Geology, German, Government, Greek, Greek and Roman Civilisation, History, Italian, Latin, Management and Marketing, Management Information Systems, Mathematics, Mathematical Studies, Microbiology, Music,  Philosophy, Physics, Physiology, Plant Science, Portuguese, Religions and Global Diversity, Social Policy, Sociology,  Zoology

Open undergraduate areas of study taught in English
list explicitly

English is the medium of instruction at UCC

Are graduate areas open for exchange?

¨  Yes

X  No

Areas of study open to graduate exchange students
list explicitly

N/A

Open graduate areas of study taught in English
list explicitly

N/A

Can advanced undergraduate exchange students take graduate level courses?

¨  Yes

X No

Can graduate students take undergraduate level courses?

X  Yes

¨  No

Areas of study restricted to prior bilateral agreements between exchange departments or faculties

N/A

Areas of study not available to MAUI/AEN students

Dentistry; Medicine; Nursing Studies; Pharmacy; Occupational Therapy, Speech and Language Therapy; Early Start Semester (unless the student is willing to pay the supplement of approximately €1100);

Websites for course offerings
both in host language & English offerings

http://www.ucc.ie/en/international/visiting/modules/book-modules/

Are summer courses available as exchange (non fee-paying)?
If so, please provide summer school website.

¨  Yes

X  No

Orientation session(s) for incoming students
Is it mandatory, indicate dates and costs

Autumn Semester/Full Year: 2nd - 4th September 2015

Spring Semester: 7th-8th January 2016

Academic Calendar
Please list exact dates.

AUTUMN SEMESTER DATES:      Monday 7th September – Friday 28th November 2015
STUDY REVIEW WEEK:             Monday 30th November to Friday 4th December 2015
AUTUMN EXAMINATIONS:           Monday 7th  December to Friday 18th December 2015
CHRISTMAS RECESS:                Saturday 19th December 2015 – Sunday 10th January 2016
SPRING SEMESTER DATES:       Monday 11th January – Friday 11th  April 2016
EASTER RECESS:                      Monday 21st March – Monday 28th March 2016
STUDY REVIEW WEEK:             Monday 18th April – Friday 22nd  April 2016
SPRING EXAMINATIONS:            Monday 25th April – Friday 6th May 2016

Examination period(s)

AUTUMN EXAMINATIONS:           Monday 7th  December to Friday 18th December 2015

SPRING EXAMINATIONS:            Monday 25th April – Friday 6th May 2016

If there is a break between the academic course calendar and exams, can arrangements be made so the student may take exams early?
(i.e. semester ends in December and exams are late January).

¨  Yes

X  No

Application deadline for each term

May 31st
October 31st

Application website.
If paper only, please write “paper only.”

http://www.ucc.ie/en/international/visiting/apply/

How does the application and admissions process differ for undergraduates versus graduates?

Not applicable

Course registration deadline

Registration takes place on arrival at UCC

Do students register for classes in advance or upon arrival?

¨  In Advance

X  Upon Arrival

Are prior arrangements needed to secure a visa before arrival in country?

¨  Yes

X  No

Language Requirements

All students should have fluency in English

Language test certificate required?
If so, which and when: before admission or upon arrival?

No

Preparatory language course for incoming students?
Indicate dates and costs

¨  Yes

X  No not applicable

Are there any special advising or registrations concerns that students should be aware of? Are services available to assist in registration or course selection?

No

Required minimum and maximum number of credits available through the exchange
For both undergraduate & graduate

Students may take up to 30 ECTS credits per semester

Is housing assistance available? How do students apply, and is it guaranteed?

X  Yes   Online application; Assistance is available but wecannot guarantee housing

¨  No

Housing options

Campus accommodation 

Off-campus accommodation

Housing Website and Contact Person(s)

www.ucccampusaccommodation.com

www.uccaccommodation.ie

Do students apply for housing with their regular application or is it separate?
Please list housing application deadline.

Separate

Is housing available between breaks in the term?

X  Yes

¨  No

Is there a campus meal plan?

¨  Yes

X  No

Total cost estimates per month in Euro
(broken down below)

913

-Housing

400

-Meals

300

-Books

50

-Local Transportation

50

-Health Insurance

13

-Other
(please indicate and specify any mandatory additional fees)

100 – socializing; travel

Is comparable health insurance coverage from abroad allowed/not allowed?
If not, please include fees in “other” field above.

X  Yes

¨  No

Are health facilities available at the university?

Yes

Are internships available?

X  Yes

¨  No

Are student jobs available/allowed?

¨  Yes

X  No

Last updated

9th December 2014