ACD Study Abroad

A best-of-both-worlds experience with an American accredited institution located in one of Europes great cities, Dublin, Ireland.

About Us

Founded in 1993, American College Dublin (ACD) is a private, not-for-profit, U.S.-accredited institution of higher learning that is a constituent college of the Irish American University (IAMU). For more information, visit


ACD is accredited in both Ireland and the United States. U.S. accreditation is through the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. ACD is also a member of the Association of American International Colleges and Universities.

The ACD Study Abroad advantage

A direct connection with the university
With the ACD Study Abroad program, you have a direct connection with university support systems in both Ireland and the U.S. We help you, guide you and advise you directly, every step of the way. Plus, our intimate size means plenty of personalized attention.

100% Dublin dedicated
Our location in the heart of historic Dublin has allowed us to plant deep roots in the city and to know its many nooks and crannies. Plus, our ever-helpful Irish staff members know all the things you need to know about day-to-day living in Dublin.

Assistance on both sides of the pond
ACD Study Abroad’s U.S.-based operations are housed in Lewes, Delaware. This unique administrative relationship means a constant and established presence in the U.S. for any help you may need.

Being in the same country as your home university or college makes it easy for us to communicate with your advisors, and for them to communicate with us. Parents also have a U.S. contact whenever they may need it.

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