University College Cork, is a world-class university founded in 1845 which combines a rich tradition of teaching, research and scholarship. Recognised among the top 2% of research-led universities in the world.
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University College Cork (UCC) is a world-class university founded in 1845 which combines a rich tradition of teaching, research and scholarship. Recognised among the top 2% of research-led universities in the world, UCC holds a distinction for the quality of its academic programs, research and collaborations across Science, Technology, Arts and Business fields. The genius mathematician, George Boole, creator of Boolean Algebra and father of Information age, was UCC's first Professor of Mathematics. UCC is now home to several world leading, national centres of research excellence including the Tyndall National Institute (ICT, Photonics, Nano-Technology); APC Microbiome Institute; INSIGHT Centre for Data Analytics; Marine & Renewable Energy Ireland.
Our location in picturesque Cork, Ireland, home to the friendliest of Irish people, means that a warm welcome awaits every student. Its degrees, conferred by the National University of Ireland, are internationally recognised and over 22,000 students take its undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. UCC enjoys an international reputation, which draws 3,000 students from over 100 countries across the world, creating a unique cosmopolitan culture on campus. A degree from University College Cork ensures that international graduates are ‘World Ready and Work Ready’.