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Study in Ireland

Here’s a comprehensive guide for all Srilankan students who want to study in Ireland

Looking to study at a world-class university surrounded by beautiful green countryside and fascinating history? Ireland might be for you!

There are plenty of reasons to choose Ireland as your study destinations. The country has one of the best education systems in the world, people are friendly and open-minded and major cities are smaller and therefore easier to navigate, to name only a few.

Best Courses to Study in Ireland

Dental Studies Business Studies Agriculture Sciences
Engineering Computer Science Psychology


Cost of Studying in Ireland

Your expenditure on tuition fee depends on the type of qualification and institution you opt for. To cover your tuition fees, you will need approximately between €10,000 and €25,000 a year.

Study Program

Average Fee (in Euros*)


Undergraduate Bachelor Degree

€10,000 to €25,000annually


Postgraduate Master’s Degree

€9,000 to €35,000 annually


Doctoral Degree

€9,000 to €30,000 annually

*Please note all fee figures are indicative

Top Universities to Study in Ireland

Ireland is known for some its quality of education and living standards all over the world. Some of top universities in Ireland include the Trinity College Dublin, University College Dublin, University College Cork ad National University of Ireland, Galway. With so many options of courses to study in Ireland, it may be a little challenging to pick the right one. We have a huge database from where you can look up the university of your choice and know all about it in detail. Go ahead and check now!

Explore Universities

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.

Updated on July 6, 2020

Living and studying in Ireland

Why study in Ireland?

Ireland has one of the best education systems in the world and there are many reasons to study here. Schools and universities are globally connected and graduates of Irish education institutions have access to opportunities in many different careers all over the world. If you intend to study in Ireland from Srilanka, it will be one of the best decisions you’ll make.

Education system in Ireland

Today Ireland’s higher education system offers excellent programmes for international students of all ages. More than one in ten full-time students come from overseas. There are seven universities in Ireland, all ranked in the top 3% of institutions worldwide. Undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs are offered across a broad range of study areas.

Scholarships to Study in Ireland

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.

Visa requirements in Ireland

If you are thinking about moving to Ireland to study from Srilanka, you may need a student visa. We recommend you check the document requirements for your country with the INIS (Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service) and if you need a visa, ask your IDP counsellor to help with the visa application process.

Cost of Studying in Ireland

Ireland offers quick course completion at affordable tuition fee than many other countries. But it’s not just the tuition fee alone you should be calculating in your budget, there’re a lot more expenses involved when you plan to study abroad. Look at our guide of estimates to help ease your financial budgeting whilst your stay as a student in Ireland. Yes, we’ve covered expenses like accommodation, food, health coverage and travel too!
Health and support
Here’s how dedicated support services can help you adjust to life in Ireland.
Cost of living in Ireland
Is it expensive to study in Ireland?
Upcoming intakes in Ireland
Irish institutions offer two major intakes – Fall and Spring. Know more!
FAQs About Study in Ireland
Do you have a question related to studying abroad in Ireland? Check out these IDP Study Abroad FAQs.
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