RCSI has been at the forefront of educating healthcare professionals since 1784 when we were founded as the national training and professional body for surgery. Today we are Ireland’s only focused health sciences institution, Ireland’s largest medical school and one of the leading health sciences institutions in the world.
Our healthcare focus for over 200 years in the shaping and delivery of excellence in patient care permeates our approach to teaching with an obsession to develop rounded, clinically distinguished healthcare leaders who make a difference worldwide.
Based in Dublin, with students from over 80 countries and four overseas campuses, RCSI has a global reach through our network of Alumni in 97 countries. RCSI is ranked in the top 250 institutions worldwide.