Dublin City University (Ireland)

Dublin City University (DCU) is a young, dynamic and ambitious university with a distinctive mission to transform lives and societies through education, research and innovation.  Continuously ranked in the ‘QS Top 50 Universities under 50’ since 2012, the university has a range of established masters programmes in International Relations and International Security and Conflict Studies. It is the home to the Institute for International Conflict Resolution and Reconstruction and the FP7-funded VOX-Pol Network of Excellence, which focuses on Violent Online Political Extremism.  For this degree DCU provides a range of advanced theoretical and introductory applied courses for the programme.  DCU leads on our “Intelligence, Peacebuilding and Terrorism” pathway. School of Law & Government, Dublin City University

Contact: Prof Christian Kaunert, School of Law and Government

Phone: +353 (1) 700 7526 Emailchristian.kaunert[at]dcu.ie

Why Dublin?

The Dublin City University campus is located to the north of Dublin, near the National Botanic Gardens.

There are five campuses – three academic – DCU Glasnevin in Glasnevin, DCU St Patricks and DCU All Hallows both in Drumcondra. The other two campuses are our innovation campus, DCU Alpha, and the DCU Sports Campus. Both in located in Glasnevin. All campuses are accessible via public transport from Dublin city centre , Dublin Airport, and both the M50 and M1 motorways. The walking distance is 2.5 km radius of each other (about 20 -30 minutes).

Active commuting (walking/cycling) to DCU is strongly encouraged with secure cycle parking available on all campuses and weekly free bicycle service clinics for all students and staff during term time.

There are cycle lanes on the approach routes to the campuses many of which are being extended and upgraded.