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Universities in Ireland

Why choose Ireland

Foreign students opting for higher studies in Ireland have advantages that include getting a safe environment, the presence of global businesses and excellence in education.

Top universities in Ireland

Admission procedure

International students in Ireland

The total number of such students in Ireland has been around 24500 in the year 2010-11 and 25000 in 2011-12. The majority of foreign students is registered at Irish universities, while Institutes of technology and private institutions have each around 4000 such students per year. The top ten countries that have sent students for PhD courses to Ireland include Italy, China , UK , Germany , USA , India , Poland , Spain , Malaysia and France . The top study fields of such students are Science, Humanities, IT, Engineering, Medicine. The figures in brackets indicate number of students attending such courses during the year 2011-12.

Cost of studying in Ireland

The tuition cost during last one year of undergraduate courses, relevant for non-EU students has ranged from Euro 31000 to 49200 for medicine, Euro 9100 to 20300 for engineering, EU 9000 to 15500 for business and EU 9100 to 16500 for science and technology study programs.

Scholarships in Ireland

The government of Ireland, Irish higher education institutions and other organizations provides scholarships for international students. Aspiring applicants must check with the desired institution as the terms and conditions for scholarship eligibility vary.

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