Ireland

Study in Ireland

Last edited on 18 Nov 2018
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Welcome to Ireland!

Ireland is a beautiful island, combining contemporary modern cities with an unspoilt countryside, cityscapes steeped in history and a rich natural habitat. Renowned for friendliness, our safe, English-speaking country offers the warmest of welcomes to students from all over the world. Ireland has been extending its warm welcome to overseas visitors for hundreds of years, gaining a worldwide reputation for our friendly nature and convivial approach to life. In fact, International students in Ireland are regularly ranked as the happiest in the European Union.

Beyond a reputation for academic quality and choice, students are drawn to Ireland for our deep cultural traditions, diverse outdoor activities and a vibrant young population.

Irish institutions consistently produce renowned intellectuals and thought-leaders that inspire, enlighten and entertain the world. Opting to study in Ireland means you will be joining the growing number of international students choosing to maximize their potential here, experiencing a welcome like no other in the world.

Some of the world’s leading multinational companies – such as Google, Facebook, Twitter, Apple, Intel, Genzyme and EA Games - have international, European, or EMEA headquarters in Ireland. In fact, it has become the European hub for more than 1,000 leading multinational companies. Courses can often include work placement and intern opportunities, and under the Irish Third Level Graduate Scheme, non-European third level graduates can remain in Ireland for up to 24 months upon completion of studies to look for full time employment, so studying here can also kick-start a successful career!

Ireland’s 33 higher education institutions offer a remarkable 5000+ programs! Covering a huge and diverse range, these courses lead to internationally recognized, quality assured qualifications. Irish universities are global research leaders. In many different fields, Irish universities are in the top 1% of research institutions in the world in terms of research impact. Overall, Ireland is ranked 10th globally for scientific research.

So whether you want a strong, focused business school, a center of scientific and technological excellence, or a world-renowned English language, humanities and arts faculty… you’ll find it in Ireland.

Over a thousand scholarships are available for international students. These come from a wide variety of Irish sources, including the Government, the higher education institutions, and other organizations. These are awarded solely at the discretion of the individual organizations, each of which has their own criteria for eligibility.

Want to learn more? Get in touch with Education in Ireland: www.educationinireland.com  

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