Study in Ireland

The Republic of Ireland is a small independent nation situated on the West Coast of Europe, with a population of under four million people. Although they do have their own distinctive Celtic language and culture, English is the predominant language spoken in Ireland today. Irish people are renowned for their friendliness and hospitality. The Island of Ireland, including Northern Ireland which is administered by the United Kingdom, has the population of five million. Because of its size, travel within Ireland is relatively easy. The United Kingdom and other parts of Europe are also easily accessible by both air and sea. The capital of Ireland is Dublin. As the gateway of Europe, this modern nation whose vibrant Celtic origin continues to regulate the pulse of the country, offers a truly rewarding experience for the visiting student.

  • Country Ireland
  • Area Total
    70,280 sq km
    68,890 sq km
    1,390 sq km
  • Capital Cities Dublin, Cork, Waterford, Galway, Limerick and Belfast.
  • Language Irish, English, Ulster Scots, Shelta
  • Economic profile Ireland is a small, modern, trade-dependent economy Agriculture, once the most important sector, is now dwarfed by industry and services. Although the exports sector, dominated by foreign multinationals, remains a key component of Ireland's economy, construction has most recently fueled economic growth along with strong consumer spending and business investment.
  • Currency The official currency of Ireland is Euro or IR.
  • Time Difference 4 hours 30 minutes behind IST
  • Climate Temperate maritime; modified by North Atlantic Current; mild winters, cool summers; consistently humid; overcast about half the time.

Why study in Ireland?

  • A Friendly, safe Country- voted by Lonely Planet as the world's friendliest country in 2008 & 2010.
  • Irish education is of the highest international quality with the availability of extensive range of programs.
  • It has close links to industry and is characterized by creativity, flexibility, agility, pragmatism and informality.
  • The medium of Instruction for Bachelors & Masters is English.
  • Post Study Work Visa - After you complete your Degree you will have one full year to search for JOBS, Ireland is the Hub of various Multinational Companies of the world including Google, Facebook, Apple, Intel, Pfizer and so on, all of whom choose Ireland as their European base.
  • Degree from Ireland is recognised all over the world.
  • Students are allowed to work 20 hours per week part time during studies and full time during Holidays.