Ireland: University College Dublin
University College Dublin, founded 1854, is the largest university at Ireland with approximately 32000 students. The university is situated 5 km outside of central Dublin.
University in brief
Language of instruction: English
Academic calendar: September-December, January-May
Credit system: 30 credits correspond to 30 ECTS
Number of spots: 1 full-year spot or 2 semester spots per year
Grade requirements: It is mandatory for architecture students that applies for exchange studies to submit a portfolio. The quality of the portfolio is evaluated by a jury that consist of the Programme Directors and a team of teachers at the School of Architecture. By reviewing the portfolio, the jury assesses whether the applicant can be considered to be nominated for an exchange spot.