University College Dublin
For over 160 years University College Dublin (UCD) has stayed true to the vision of its founder John Henry Newman to create a university that would “benefit the wider world” whilst encouraging “true enlargement of mind”. UCD has made a unique contribution to the creation of modern Ireland, successfully engaging with Irish society. The research and innovation spectrum encompasses individual scholars, research groups, start-up companies and large-scale collaborations with industry. UCD is Ireland’s leader in graduate education with over 9,000 graduate students.