Founded as the national training body for surgery in Ireland, RCSI has been at the forefront of healthcare education since its establishment in 1784.
Today, we are an innovative, world-leading international health sciences university and research institution offering education and training at Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Professional level.
Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences
Our largest faculty, the RCSI Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences delivers education and training across the healthcare spectrum through our Schools of Medicine; Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences; Physiotherapy; Nursing & Midwifery; and Postgraduate Studies, and the Institute of Leadership.Read more
The Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery provides training to registered nurses and midwives.
RCSI is more than just a third-level institution. We are 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.
RCSI has a long-standing tradition of educational excellence and pioneering new approaches in health sciences education. Our three recognised centres of excellence in applied educational research and best practice are driving real advances in teaching innovation and curriculum design.
Learn more about our multi-disciplinary CoMPPAS team and Registry Services.
Learn more about how we are making an impact in our local community in Dublin city centre.