Founded as the national training body for surgery in Ireland, RCSI has been at the forefront of healthcare education and research since 1784.
Today, we are an innovative, world-leading international health sciences university and the professional training body for surgery in Ireland.
We are leading the world to better health
A deep professional responsibility to enhance human health through endeavour, innovation and collaboration in education, research and service informs all that we do.
Our mission: To educate, nurture and discover for the benefit of human health.
RCSI is home to students, educators, clinicians, researchers and policy leaders in a range of healthcare disciplines.
RCSI is governed by a council, comprising 21 surgeons, all of whom are Fellows of the College.
Our Senior Management Team is led by Prof. Cathal Kelly, a graduate and Fellow of RCSI.
The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland was granted a Charter on 11 February 1784. For 236 years, we have been committed to training healthcare professionals to the highest standard of patient care.learn more about our history
Our annual reports and corporate documents offer a comprehensive report of our activities, both nationally and internationally, throughout the year.Read more