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About us

Dublin International Study Centre offers pathway programmes designed to help international students like you prepare for university, and life in Ireland. After you’ve completed your programme at the International Study Centre, you’ll be ready to progress to an Irish university with the confidence and skills you need to succeed.

Why study abroad with us?

  1. A welcoming environment at Dublin International Study Centre, you’ll receive a warm welcome to Ireland. From the moment you enrol in your programme, our expert staff will be on-hand to answer any questions you may have. At the International Study Centre, you will also be joining a small friendly and supportive community of likeminded international students – so you can feel at home in Ireland.
  2. Skills for your future — over the duration of your programme, you’ll develop the confidence, academic knowledge, and English language ability you need for success at university, and in your future career. Also included in your programme is a range of activities designed to boost your employability, so you're ready to land a job in a competitive job market.
  3. Prestigious collaborating university — once you successfully complete the International Foundation Year and achieve the required grades, you’ll be able to progress to UCD, Ireland’s largest university. Ranked among the world’s top 180 universities*, your undergraduate degree will be taught by expert academics in state-of-the-art facilities.

*QS World University Rankings 2024

Dublin student Yifan

"I chose to study at the International Study Centre because the Foundation programme would provide me with brilliant quality English, particularly in the academic environment, to know how to cite or to reference in academic writing."

Yifan from China
Studied International Foundation Year in Business, Economics and Finance
Progressed to BComm Commerce

Join us today

Our Student Enrolment Advisors are available to answer any questions you may have about your application. We can’t wait to meet you.