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Study in Ireland

Looking to study abroad at a world-class university surrounded by greenery and rich history? Ireland might be just for you!

Steadily increasing in popularity with international students over the years, Ireland continues to charm with its buzzing cities steeped in history, breathtaking scenic landscapes and of course, it’s quality education system. Universities in Ireland rank in the top 3% globally and graduates from Irish universities are also highly sought-after.

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Sitting on the westernmost edge of Europe, the island nation saw a remarkable 45 percent increase in international students between 2013 and 2017 – with 13,500 first residence permits issued to higher education students in 2017.

Other attractive factors that draw students include:

Research opportunities

Irish universities occupy the top 1% of research institutions in the world. Global companies also have key strategic research facilities where international students can join innovative research programmes worldwide.

Career opportunities

Many leading global companies are located in Ireland and career opportunities are plentiful. Advance your career in sectors like Software Development and IT, Engineering, Financial Services, Food and Agriculture, Medtech and Pharma.

Growing economy

The Irish economy is one of the fastest growing in Europe and the sixth most competitive in the world. It is an entrepreneurial country with global connections.

English language

English is the primary spoken language in Ireland. Knowing how to read and write in English allows you to converse with the locals and increases your marketability and advantage if you’re aiming for a job in a multinational company.

Note: Given the current COVID-19 situation, there might be some changes in the 2020/2021 intakes. Don’t worry, our international education experts are here to guide you with the latest updates to help you apply to your desired course and institution. Feel free to connect with our experts for a free counselling session and keep posted about the latest COVID- 19 updates.


Living and studying in Ireland

Ireland Scholarships

If you are keen to study in Ireland and wish to explore some funding options, there are many scholarships for international students offered by the Irish government, individual Irish universities, and other organisations.

Why study in Ireland?

Ireland has one of the best education systems in the world and there are many reasons to study here. Its schools and universities are globally connected, providing graduates with multiple career opportunities all over the world.

Ireland higher education system

Education has always been prized in Ireland throughout its history. Today, the Irish higher education system offers excellent programmes for international students of all ages. More than one in ten full-time students come from overseas.
Cost of living in Ireland

Is it expensive to study in Ireland?

Student visa for Ireland

Before you get on the plane, there are some important documents you’ll need.


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