Founded as the national training body for surgery in Ireland, RCSI has been at the forefront of healthcare education and research since 1784.
Today, we are an innovative, world-leading international health sciences university and the professional training body for surgery in Ireland.
We are leading the world to better health
A deep professional responsibility to enhance human health through endeavour, innovation and collaboration in education, research and service informs all that we do.
Our mission: To educate, nurture and discover for the benefit of human health.
RCSI is home to students, educators, clinicians, researchers and policy leaders in a range of healthcare disciplines.
RCSI is governed by a council, comprising 21 surgeons, all of whom are Fellows of the College.
Our Senior Management Team is led by Prof. Cathal Kelly, a graduate and Fellow of RCSI.
For almost 240 years, we have been committed to training healthcare professionals to the highest standard of patient care.
Our education and research is highly regarded amongst our international peers and we are ranked as one of the top universities worldwide.