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IRELAND: UNIVERSITY COLLEGE CORK

Cork, Ireland

GENERAL INFORMATION

FULL NAME AND LOCATION OF UNIVERSITY

University College Cork

Cork, Ireland

NUMBER OF UTRECHT NETWORK SEMESTERS ACCEPTING DURING 2019/2020

3 in Fall

3 in Spring

MAIN UNIVERSITY WEBSITE

INTERNATIONAL OFFICE WEBSITE FOR INCOMING STUDENTS

CONTACT PERSON FOR INCOMING STUDENTS

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

CONTACT PERSON FOR OUTGOING STUDENTS

Marita Foster
Deputy Director
International Office
University College Cork
Roseleigh, Western Road
Cork, Ireland
Tel: +353 21 4904722
Email: m.foster@ucc.ie

APPLICATION WEBSITE

HOW DOES THE APPLICATION AND ADMISSIONS PROCESS DIFFER FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS?

N/A

 

ACADEMICS

 

AREAS OF STUDY OPEN TO UNDERGRADUATE EXCHANGE STUDENTS

UNDERGRADUATE AREAS TAUGHT IN ENGLISH

English is the medium of instruction at UCC

AREAS OF STUDY OPEN TO GRADUATE EXCHANGE STUDENTS

CAN GRADUATE STUDENTS TAKE UNDERGRADUATE LEVEL COURSES

N/A

CAN ADVANCED UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS TAKE GRADUATE LEVEL COURSES?

N/A

AREAS OF STUDY RESTRICTED TO PRIOR BILATERAL AGREEMENTS BETWEEN EXCHANGE DEPARTMENTS OR FACULTIES

N/A

AREAS OF STUDY THAT ARE NOT OPEN TO EXCHANGE STUDENTS

Medicine and Health, Law

WEBSITE FOR COURSE OFFERINGS

REQUIRED MINIMUM AND MAXIMUM NUMBER OF CREDITS AVAILABLE THROUGH THE EXCHANGE

Depending on the requirements of the student's sending institution. No minimum. Maximum: 30 ECTS. 

ARE SUMMER COURSES AVAILABLE AS EXCHANGE (NON FEE-PAYING)? IF SO, WHAT IS THE WEBSITE?

No

DO STUDENTS REGISTER FOR COURSES IN ADVANCE OR UPON ARRIVAL?

In advance. 

COURSE REGISTRATION DEADLINE(S)

Course registration takes place after arrival in Graz during welcome weeks. Deadlines differ from faculty to faculty. Students participating in the mandatory welcome events are offered a session on course registration incl. all relevant information as well as academic advising sessions.

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

English

IELTS: 6.0 (with no individual section lower than 5.5)

TOEFL iBT: 79-80

CET6: 500 or over

LANGUAGE TEST CERTIFICATE REQUIRED? IF SO, WHICH AND WHEN: BEFORE ADMISSION OR UPON ARRIVAL?

Before admission 

PREPARATORY LANGUAGE COURSE FOR INCOMING STUDENTS? DATES AND COSTS?

No

ARE THERE ANY SPECIAL ADVISING OR REGISTRATION CONCERNS THAT STUDENTS SHOULD BE AWARE OF? ARE SERVICES AVAILABLE TO ASSIST IN REGISTRATION OR COURSE SELECTION?

Detailed instructions will be sent to the students at the time of registration. Support from the International Office will be available also. 

ADDITIONAL NOTES

DATES

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR EACH TERM

Semester 1/Fall: 8 June

Semester 2/Spring: 12 October

ACADEMIC CALENDAR

Autumn Semester 2019:

9 September – 20 December 2019

Spring Semester 2020:

13 January – 8 May 2020

EXAMINATION PERIOD

Autumn Exams:

9 – 20 December 2019

Summer Exams:

24 April – 8 May 2020

IF THERE IS A BREAK BETWEEN THE ACADEMIC COURSE CALENDAR AND EXAMS, CAN ARRANGEMENTS BE MADE SO THE STUDENT MAY TAKE EXAMS EARLY?

No.

ORIENTATION SESSION(S) FOR INCOMING STUDENTS. ARE THEY MANDATORY? DATES AND COSTS?

Mandatory Orientation

Autumn Semester 2019:

4th, 5th, 6th September 2019

Spring Semester 2020:

9th & 10th January 2020

No cost.

ADDITIONAL NOTES

COSTS

 

TOTAL COST ESTIMATE PER MONTH (IN EURO)

EUR 2044

HOUSING

EUR 725

MEALS

EUR 500

BOOKS/COURSE MATERIALS

EUR 75

LOCAL TRANSPORTATION

EUR 69

HEALTH INSURANCE

Students should have their own private health insurance. 

OTHER

EUR 300 - Immigration Card

EUR 375 - Personal & Miscellaneous expenses

IS COMPARABLE HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FROM ABROAD ALLOWED?

Yes

ADDITIONAL NOTES

None

HOUSING AND STUDENT LIFE

 

IS HOUSING ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE? IS IT GUARANTEED? HOW DO STUDENTS APPLY?

Yes. Housing is not guaranteed. Instructions to be added to the housing waiting list will be sent to students with their letter of acceptance

HOUSING OPTIONS

Apartment style complexes

HOUSING WEBSITE AND CONTACT PERSON(S)

DO STUDENTS APPLY FOR HOUSING WITH THEIR UNIVERSITY APPLICATION OR IS IT SEPARATE? IS THERE A DEADLINE?

They will receive instructions with their letter of acceptance. 

WHAT KINDS OF HEALTH FACILITIES ARE AVAILABLE AT THE UNIVERSITY?

ARE INTERNSHIPS AVAILABLE?

Yes

ARE STUDENT JOBS AVAILABLE/ALLOWED?

No

ADDITIONAL NOTES

PROMOTIONAL MATERIALS

 

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