Important Dates

Programme Registration:

**Please bring ORIGINALS of all your documents and letter of offer to Document Verification meeting**

Students who are not attending NUI Maynooth in their first or second year of study will be requested to register with NUIM remotely, you will be sent an email from NUIM Student Records Office with a link and remote registration instructions. You will also be required to register with your first host university as per their registration process.  Students attending NUIM for their first year of study will also register remotely and will be required to attend Student Records for a Document Verification process, students will be advised via email from the Student Records Office of dates for Verification.

Registration and Orientation Dates:

National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Ireland (NUIM)

  • Academic Calendar (orientation, academic timetables, holidays, study breaks, exam times etc)
  • Pre-arrival and orientation events (including free transport from Dubln airport)
  • Induction for International Postgraduate Students - 13th September 9:15am - 1pm in the Iontas Lecture Theatre, Iontas Building, North Campus, NUI Maynooth. This is compulsory for all International Students
  • Meeting with Course Co-ordinator: Monday 19th September, 2016 at 10am in Lab 019, Ground Floor, Eolas Building, North Campus
  • Registration for Postgraduate Students 

    First Year Postgraduates will register on-line remotely for 2016.  All accepted postgraduates on PAC will be emailed registration instructions in August.  The Registration Verification process for postgraduate students will take place the first weeks of September.


  • Deadline for Change of Semester 1 Module Selections: TBA Change of mind to be made on-line in Student Web Services.
  • The Programme timetable is available here

University of St Andrew's, Scotland (UStA)

  • Contact Juliana Bowles on for information regarding registration at UStA.  DESEM students should attend all MSc events.
  • Please ensure you have registered at the NUIM website prior to registering at the University of St Andrews.

Universite de Lorraine (UL)

  • Registration takes place during the week of September 12th 2016 (Provisional date).
  • Please ensure you have registered at the NUIM website prior to registering at the University of St Andrews.
  • Contact for the Academic Calendar at Universite de Lorraine

Summerschool dates and location:

NUIM: July 2013 and July 2016, USTA: July 2014 and July 2017, UL: July 2015 and July 2018

Graduation cermonies:

Expected dates for the graduations for students after their two year programme are

NUIM: End of October of each year,

USTA: End of November each year,

UL: End of September each year, there is no graduation ceremony in UL