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Ireland at a glance

Ireland is a beautiful country that is blessed with rich natural habitats and incredibly modern cities. The Republic of Ireland provides a unique combination of culture, history, adventure and entertainment that is hard to find elsewhere. With the country offering more than 5000 programs, there is something for every student here.

Ireland is home to famous authors like Shaw and Yeats. The Emerald Isle is simply breathtaking and this striking landscape is referred to as the “land of the saints and scholars”.The vibrant young population, dazzling landscape and modern amenities make it one of the most exciting places to study in. There are a lot of activities outdoor enthusiasts can indulge in.

Ireland is endowed with a temperate oceanic climate throughout the year. West Cork, Ring of Kerry, Dingle and Galway are some of the popular spots to visit in Ireland. Irish folklore and cuisine are some popular tourist attractions. There are plenty of opportunities for sports lovers like surfing, mountain biking, paragliding, caving etc. The outdoor team game – Hurling – is very popular. Another attraction in Ireland is the castles. You can enjoy the vibrant gardens, mysterious underground caves and views of the battlement.

When to Apply: At least 6 months before the course commencement date.

Tuition Fees: €8k to €30k per year

Food and Living Cost: €10k to €14k per year

Scholarship: Limited


Course Duration: UG – 3 years, PG – 1 Year

Part-Time Job: 20 hours per week.

Post Study Work: 2 Years.

Residenship: Possible

Many organizations like the Government of Ireland, the Irish higher education institutions, and various other organizations offer scholarships for international students. These scholarships are meted out solely at the individual organizations’ discretion that has their own eligibility criteria. For more detailed information, students must contact the institution or organization of their choice directly.

  • More than 100 scholarships available for international students
  • Merit prizes range from €1,000 to a 100% waiver of tuition fee
  • No separate scholarship application for scholarships that are university-specific
  • Separate scholarships for achieving excellence in sports
  • Scholarships are awarded across all education levels.
  • Government of Ireland International Education Scholarships is provided only once in a year. Scholarships awarded to high-caliber students from non-EU/EEA countries to study in Ireland for a year, amounting to €10,000.
  • NUI Galway International Student Scholarships – Merit-based scholarships are available for international students across all study levels. There are also country-specific options for students from China, India, Malaysia, Indonesia or the US.

You will require the following documents to apply for Ireland Visa.

1. Passport
2. Letter of acceptance from a recognized Irish institution
3. Passport-sized colour photographs
4. The score of an English language proficiency test such as IELTS
5. Proof of fee payment
6. Submission of the financial papers.

Students who are approved to study in Ireland with higher education institutions listed on the ILEP, can work during their study in Ireland. Students can work part-time up to 20 hours a week or full-time up to 40 hours a week during holiday periods.

International students engaged in full-time study of at least one year can work in Ireland after completion fo their degree.

Why study in Ireland?

As a dynamic and contemporary country, Ireland has one of the best education systems in Europe. The education system is both flexible and creative, with close links to the industry. Ireland is known for its innovation and emphasis on scientific research. It is home to leading MNCs like Apple, Facebook, Google, Intel etc.

Irish people are very warm and welcoming which makes it easy for international students to make friends and adapt to their new environment. With loads of panoramic sceneries and myriad cuisines, Ireland has plenty to offer to students who love adventure.

Popular Universities & Courses

Popular Universities / Colleges:

  1. University College Dublin
  2. Trinity College Dublin
  3. Dublin Business School
  4. University of Galway
  5. Griffith College
  6. National College of Ireland
  7. Dublin City University
  8. University College Cork
  9. Technological University Dublin
  10. University of Limerick
  11. Maynooth University
  12. Letterkenny Institute of Technology
  13. Dundalk Institute of Technology
  14. South East Technological University
  15. Technological University of Shannon
  16. Cork Institute of Technology
  17. IBAT College Dublin
  18. Penang Medical College Ireland
  19. Mayo Institute of Technology
  20. Technological University of Shannon
  21. Institute of Technology, Sligo
  22. Shannon College of Hotel Management
  23. National College of Art and Design
  24. Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
  25. Institute of Technology, Tralee
  26. Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology
  27. Institute of Technology, Sligo
  28. Institute of Technology, Carlow
  29. Dublin technological university
  30. Waterford Institute of Technology
  31. Galway Business School
  32. Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology
  33. Munster Technological University
  34. Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
  35. Limerick Institute of Technology
  36. Athlone Institute of Technology
  37. Atlantic Aviation Institute
  38. CCT College Dublin
  39. National College of Ireland

Popular Courses:

  1. Computer Science
  2. Data Analytics
  3. MBA/Management
  4. Nursing
  5. Biotechnology & Pharmacy related courses