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Top Universities in Ireland 2020

Here's the list of the best universities in Ireland.

Being one of the safest and most tolerant countries in the world, Ireland has increasingly become a popular destination with many international students.

Their vibrant and inclusive communities, a range of breathtaking scenic attractions as well as multiple world-class universities are some of the factors that have charmed both students and parents alike.

Another trait is that Irish schools and universities are globally connected and graduates of Irish education institutions have access to opportunities in many different careers all over the world.

For those who are seeking to pursue your foundation, undergraduate or postgraduate pathways in Ireland, university rankings can provide a sense of whether the institution is right for you.

Ranking providers like the QS World University Rankings and Times Higher Education World (THE) University Rankings are globally recognised, often used by students as part of their research before applying to study abroad.

With that, we’ve compiled the top universities in Ireland for 2020 below, with data from the latest QS World University Rankings and THE World University Rankings.

QS Top Universities in Ireland

Rank

University

Global Rank

1

Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin

108

2

University College Dublin

185

3

National University of Ireland Galway

259

4

University College Cork

310

5

Dublin City University

429

6

University of Limerick

521-530

7

Maynooth University

701-750

8

Dublin Institute of Technology

751-800

THE Top Universities in Ireland

Rank

University

Global Rank

1

Trinity College Dublin

164

2

Royal College of Surgeons

201-250

3

University College Dublin

201-250

4

National University of Ireland, Galway

251-300

5

Maynooth University

301-350

6

University College Cork

301-350

7

University of Limerick

501-600

8

Dublin City University

601-800

9

Technological University Dublin

801-1000

 

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