1. A Safe, Friendly Country
Ireland was voted by Lonely Planet as the world’s friendliest country in 2008 and 2010 and was ranked 11th in the 2011 Global Peace Index. Our hospitable nature coupled with an unrivaled sense of fun ensures living in Ireland is an unforgettable experience. The island’s varied environment is ideal for many outdoor pursuits such as climbing, water sports and all kinds of ball and team sports.
2. English-speaking Country
Ireland, an English-speaking country, has close cultural, economic and educational links with the English-speaking world, especially with the UK – our next door neighbour – and with North America.
3. Internationally Recognised Qualifications
Irish qualifications are recognised for excellence worldwide. Students can choose from an extensive range of programmes to meet their needs in highly respected business schools, centres of scientific and technology excellence as well as renowned language, humanities and arts faculties.
4. Supportive Learning Environments
Dedicated international offices work closely with academic, administrative and specialist staff to fully support students throughout their time in Ireland. Through these support structures, students receive direct access to information, facilities, services and staff.
5. Innovative and Creative Culture
Ireland is a land rich in cultural heritage with a history of world-leading innovation. From the flamboyance of Oscar Wilde to ground-breaking James Joyce, from the pioneering quantum physics of John Bell to Nobel Laureate Ernest Walton, Ireland’s unique innovative and creative culture is an integral part of the Irish experience.
6. Distinguished Graduates
Ireland’s graduates are innovators in their fields, leaders in their communities and ambassadors for excellence all around the world. Qualifications earned and connections made in Ireland deliver a passport to success.
7. Leading Global Companies in Ireland
Companies who require a skilled, educated and highly capable workforce to drive their success choose to locate in Ireland. Ireland has welcomed Google, Facebook, Pfizer, Apple, Intel to name just a few – all of whom chose Ireland as their European base. Take the first step to join the growing number of international students choosing Ireland to fulfil their potential.