Stevens Partners with University College Dublin

Undergraduate engineering students will now be able to study abroad in Dublin, Ireland

9/20/2010

HOBOKEN, N.J. - Stevens Institute of Technology has entered into an agreement with the University College Dublin, National University of Ireland (UCD) that will allow engineering students to study abroad in Dublin, Ireland.

The agreement admits students from Stevens to study at UCD for either a semester or a full academic year. While there, students will have the chance to take a variety of courses offered by UCD that will count towards their final degree with Stevens.

Undergraduate students interested in the program should have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and ideally will have completed two years of academic study. Students accepted to the program will be subject to the same rules and regulations of UCD students.

This semester, fall 2010, students will be able to begin applying for the UCD study abroad program. The agreement between the universities is for a period of five years.

About Stevens Institute of Technology

Founded in 1870 and celebrating 140 Years of Innovation, Stevens Institute of Technology, The Innovation University TM , lives at the intersection of industry, academics and research.  The University's students, faculty and partners leverage their collective real-world experience and culture of innovation, research and entrepreneurship to confront global challenges in engineering, science, systems and technology management.

Based in Hoboken, N.J. and with a location in Washington, D.C., Stevens offers baccalaureate, master’s, certificates and doctoral degrees in engineering, the sciences and management, in addition to baccalaureate degrees in business and liberal arts.  Stevens has been recognized by both the US Department of Defense and the Department of Homeland Security as a National Center of Excellence in the areas of systems engineering and port security research. The University has a total enrollment of more than 2,200 undergraduate and 3,700 graduate students with almost 450 faculty. Stevens’ graduate programs have attracted international participation from China, India, Southeast Asia, Europe and Latin America as well as strategic partnerships with industry leaders, governments and other universities around the world.  Additional information may be obtained at www.stevens.edu and www.stevens.edu/news.