Dublin City University

Dublin City University (DCU) has forged a reputation as Ireland's University of Enterprise. DCU is a young, dynamic and ambitious university, which is the fastest growing in Ireland, with a distinctive mission to transform lives and societies through education, research and innovation. 

As a QS Top 50 Under 50 University, DCU is recognised around the world for its academic excellence, innovation and commitment to providing students with a challenging, high quality, digitally rich 21st Century learning experience. 

DCU is also unambiguous in its commitment to equity of access and shaping the future of higher education both nationally and internationally through new and distinctive models of teaching and learning. 

To this end, building on a long history of innovation and leadership in the use of technology in education, DCU hosts the National Institute for Digital Learning (NIDL). The University also offers a growing number of online degree programmes through DCU Connected and has established Ireland’s Open Learning Academy with a growing suite of online short courses to promote access to new pathways for life-long learning.