Studying in Ireland information for international students

Studying in Ireland

Scholarship and ranking information for international
students who wish to study in Ireland.

Studying in Ireland

Ireland is a popular destination for international students and offers a high level of education that is recognised throughout the world, combining a fantastic higher education experience with historical cities, beautiful scenery and a unique heritage. Ireland is located on the west coast of Europe and is a member of the European Union.

Facts about studying in Ireland

  • Irish universities operate the free fees scheme for EU students, enabling those who meet the criteria to avoid tuition fees if studying a publically funded course
  • 35,000 international students currently in Ireland, from over 160 countries
  • The only English speaking country in the Eurozone
  • Leading entrepreneurial rates among adult population
  • Irish universities are in the top 1% of research institutions in global research impact
  • Home to companies such as Google, Medtronics and Microsoft
  • Ireland has recently been voted by Lonely Planet as the world’s friendliest city

Visa requirements for studying in Ireland

International students must apply for a visa to enter Ireland before they travel. Students will be required to have accepted an offer of a recognised programme of study in Ireland and to have a receipt of payment letter from a college in Ireland before you can begin the process of applying for your visa overseas to study in Ireland. Students from with the EU do not need a visa to study in Ireland.

Tuition fees to study in Ireland

International undergraduate students

  • Arts and humanities: €10,000 - €16,500
  • Business: €10,000 - €16,000
  • Engineering: €10,000 - €21,600
  • Medicine: €31,000 - €50,000
  • Sciences: €10,000 - €21,600

International postgraduate students

  • Arts and humanities: €10,500 - €20,000
  • Business: €10,500 - €30,000
  • Engineering: €10,500 - €19,500
  • Medicine: €12,000 - €52,000
  • Sciences: €10,500 - €18,000

Universities in Ireland

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