- Ireland is located in the north-west of Europe.
- Politically ,Ireland is divided between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, a part of the United Kingdom.
- Capital of Ireland is Dublin. Cork, Galway, Maynooth & Limerick are some of the popular cities of Ireland.
- Official language of Ireland is Irish and English.
- Population of Ireland is approximately 48 Lakhs and the Urban population of Dublin is approximately 13 Lakhs.
- Currency of Ireland is Euro €
Why Study in Ireland
- A friendly, safe country.
- English speaking country.
- World class Universities.
- Low cost of tuition fees & accommodation.
- Internationally recognized qualifications & extensive choice of courses.
- European Headquarters of many IT & Pharmaceutical companies.
- Masters degree of 1 year.
- Post study work visa of 2 years for Masters.
- Post study work visa of 1 year for Bachelors (Hons).
- Chance to get indefinite right to stay (Permanent Residency).
Education System in Ireland
Universities: There are 7 Government-funded universities providing undergraduate, postgraduate & research degree programmes.
Institute of Technologies: There are 14government-funded institutes of technology. They offer a wide variety of programmes which can be both academically and vocationally focused.
Colleges: Mostly private, they offer a range of programmes including professional certificates, diplomas, undergraduate & postgraduate degrees in a diverse range of subjects.
List of University / Colleges in Ireland
- Trinity College Dublin, Dublin
- University College Dublin, Dublin
- The National University of Ireland, Galway
- University College Cork, Cork
- Dublin City University, Dublin
- University of Limerick, Limerick
- Dublin Institute of Technology, Dublin
- Maynooth University, Maynooth
- Athlone Institute of Technology, Westmeath (AIT)
- Institute of Technology, Carlow
- Limerick Institute of Technology, Limerick
- National College Ireland, Dublin
- Dublin Business School, Dublin
- Griffith College, Dublin, Cork & Limerick
- Shannon College of Hotel Management, A college of NUI Galway