‌‌‌‌‌‌Academic Council plays a critical role in setting the academic direction of the University.  Academic Council provides advice to Údarás na hOllscoile in respect of academic matters, through regular formal reports to the Governing Authority.

The membership of Academic Council has been revised to meet the University’s requirement for 40% gender balance on all Committees.

The revised composition of Academic Council provides for membership on a College basis, with representatives across all the academic grades, including Postdoctoral, Lecturer, Senior Lecturer and Professorial grades, as well as Heads of School and students, totaling 100 members, together with an ex officio membership which includes, Vice Presidents, Directors of Academic Support Units and Deans.

The revised composition is effective from October 2018.

Academic Council Members 2018 - 2021