Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
For over 200 years Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland has played a major role in medical education and training in Ireland. It is a world leading health sciences education and research institution. Founded in 1784 to train surgeons, today the College provides extensive education and training in the healthcare professions at undergraduate and postgraduate level.
At RCSI’s campuses worldwide, its specialist educators, researchers and practising healthcare professionals set standards in academic and clinical training that are recognised throughout the world. Its students develop their early clinical skills using a combination of patient case studies, consultation labs, medical actors, volunteer patients and high fidelity clinical simulator technologies. A truly international College, RCSI offers students a comprehensive experience that prepares them for a life of leadership and civic participation. As an exclusively health sciences-focused educational and research institution, it is uniquely placed to develop and enhance translational research for the benefit of patients and the community. The institution promotes innovative research that leads to improved diagnostics, therapeutics and devices, informs policy and clinical practice, and enhances the quality of education of healthcare professionals.
Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland has more than 17,000 alumni, practising in 97 countries, in some of the most prestigious clinical, academic and research positions in the world. The RCSI experience includes hard work, inspiring teachers, community engagement and fun. An RCSI campus is not just a focal point of educational excellence and intensive research activity, it’s also a social hub for students from over 84 countries.
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