Dublin City University (DCU) is #5 among the global universities in Ireland ranking by the U.S. News & World Report, recognised for its ambitious and enterprising qualities. Its academic excellence, strong links to industry and emphasis on enterprise trains students to become global-minded professionals and leaders in their fields. Its approach to developing talent and nurturing knowledge is geared towards advancing society. It also pushes creativity, research, innovation and sustainability to transform lives for the better.
Students are taught to become innovators. The way they are engaged in the university’s student services, facilities, social events, and the opportunities for industry placements are all designed to holistically develop their knowledge and skills.
DCU has multiple campuses located near Dublin’s city centre. It is home to more than 16,000 students and has over 200 programs across five faculties—Humanities and Social Sciences, Science and Health, Engineering and Computing, Business and Education.
Dublin City University is an EduCo International partner university.
DCU houses on-campus the country's first purpose-built university nursing school. DCU was the first University in Ireland to establish a European Master of Business Informatics course.
DCU research team working on sensors at the National Centre for Sensor Research is considered one of the best in the world.