Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

About Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) has been at the forefront of educating healthcare professionals since 1784. We began as the home of surgical training and now our College reflects the diversity of healthcare professions worldwide. 

Using our core expertise, we enhance the standards of education, health and wellbeing in our communities locally, nationally and internationally.

Through our research and innovation, we translate new discoveries into patient treatments

There is lots to do on the RCSI campus - meet people and make new friends from all around the world, have fun, play, learn, debate, and be active! There are plenty of opportunities for involvement at RCSI.

RCSI has 33 Student Societies, offering you great opportunities to meet people with similar interests, try new things and have fun.
Sport is central to life at RCSI, and there are 35 clubs you can join. Our sporting facilities offer you a chance to balance your academic study with a wide range of sporting activities.

RCSI enjoys an international reputation in research and part of its research strategy is to provide excellence in postgraduate research education. The College offers higher degrees (PhD, MD, MCh and MSc) by research, postdoctoral training and workshops for supervisors and thesis examiners. The College also offers a range of taught Masters courses for healthcare practitioners, managers, surgeons, researchers and technologists.

The School of Postgraduate Studies assists postgraduate and postdoctoral researchers to become fully incorporated into life at RCSI and ensures that they are afforded an optimum environment for personal, scholarly and career development.


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    Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, 123 St Stephens Green, Dublin, Dublin

    Telephone: 353 1 402 2100
    Email: [email protected]

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