The RCSI Institute of Leadership has a unique footprint in the international healthcare sector, with over 1,000 professionals engaged in programmes every year in our three campuses.

Now is the time to engage with expert faculty, share work experiences, address real-world organisational challenges and gain international insights from an institute with a global perspective.


The Institute has campuses in Dublin, Dubai and Bahrain. We also deliver programmes in Abu Dhabi and Sub-Saharan Africa. To learn more about our programmes, please select your preferred location below.


Why study at the Institute of Leadership?

RCSI has been Ireland's leading educational institution for health professionals for over 220 years. Established in 2004, the Institute of Leadership is dedicated exclusively to the development of health professionals and their organisations.

Transformative learning experience

The integration of leading research and innovative approaches to the development of the skills necessary to function and lead effectively.

Collaborative and action learning

A multi-disciplinary student body, shared peer-to-peer experiences and collaborative learning. Real-life projects that make a tangible difference to your healthcare organisation.

Global impact

Programmes delivered in Ireland, United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, designed to foster the leadership and management capabilities of healthcare professionals globally.

Flexible, blended approach

Programmes incorporating all the benefits of digital-first delivery designed to suit the busy and demanding schedules of health professionals.

Co-design approach

Programmes that meet the specific learning needs of participants, responding to current and emerging strategic changes in healthcare policy and service delivery.

Experienced healthcare faculty

Faculty with expertise in health and leadership from a range of diverse disciplines who can relate directly to the delivery of healthcare in complex and uncertain environments.