About University College Cork:

University College Cork – National University of Ireland, Cork (UCC) is a constituent university of the National University of Ireland, and located in Cork. The university was founded in 1845 as one of three Queen’s Colleges located in Belfast, Cork, and Galway. It became University College, Cork, under the Irish Universities Act of 1908. The Universities Act 1997 renamed the university as National University of Ireland, Cork, and a Ministerial Order of 1998 renamed the university as University College Cork – National University of Ireland, Cork, though it continues to be almost universally known as University College Cork.



World University Rankings

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
World University Rankings 394 397 376 431 410 397 454 439 431 425 423 406 425 407 409

By Fields

Field 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Agriculture 231 264 258 181 37 205 200 208 243 227 219 237 262 270
Engineering - - - - - - - - - 351-400 401-450 401-450 401-450 -
Life Sciences 248 202 - - - - - - - 295 260 274 286 279
Medicine - - - - - - - - - - - - - 289
Natural Sciences - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Social Sciences - - - - - - - - - 401-450 401-450 451-500 401-450 -

By Subjects

Subject 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Agricultural Sciences 36 37 38 42 48 51 38 40 46 62 68
Biology & Biochemistry - - - - - - - - - 287 224
Chemistry - - - - - - - - - - -
Chemical Engineering - - - - - - - - - - -
Civil Engineering - - - - - - - - - - -
Clinical Medicine - - - - - - - - 301-350 301-350 301-350
Computer Science - 280 - - - - 451-500 451-500 - 451-500 451-500
Economics & Business - - - - - - - - - - -
Electrical Engineering - - - - - - 351-400 401-450 401-450 451-500 -
Environment / Ecology - 277 - - - - - - - - -
Geosciences - - - - - - - - - - -
Immunology - - - - - - - - 298 243 212
Materials Science - - - - - - 351-400 401-450 401-450 451-500 -
Mathematics - - - - - - - 451-500 451-500 451-500 -
Mechanical Engineering - - - - - - - - - - -
Microbiology - - - - - - - - 99 137 111
Molecular Biology & Genetics - - - - - - - - - - -
Neuroscience & Behavior - - - - - - - - 216 172 155
Pharmacology & Toxicolog - - - 248 - - 247 235 242 211 211
Physics - - - - - - - - - - -
Plant & Animal Science - - - - - - - 401-450 351-400 351-400 -
Psychiatry / Psychology - - - - - - - - - - -
Social Sciences, General - - - - - - - - 351-400 351-400 401-450
Space Science - - - - - - - - - - -
Energy Science & Engineering - - - - - - - - - - -
Environmental Science & Engineering - - - - - - - - - - -
Biomedical Engineering - - - - - - - - - - -