There are nine universities in Ireland - 2 in Northern Ireland and 7 in the Republic.
List Of Universities and Colleges In Ireland
Athlone Institute of Technology
Dublin Business School
Dundalk Institute of Technology
Executive & Professional Training Institute
Griffith College Dublin
Shannon College of Hotel Management
University College Cork
University College Dublin
University of Limerick
Waterford Institute of Technology
The University of Dublin, Trinity College (TCD), founded in 1592, is the oldest university in Ireland. The National University of Ireland (NUI) is a federal institute consisting of four constituent universities; University College Dublin, National University of Ireland Dublin; University College Cork, National University of Ireland Cork; National University of Ireland Galway and National University of Ireland Maynooth. NUI also has three recognised colleges: National College of Art and Design (NCAD), The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) and St. Angela's College of Education. The University of Limerick (UL) and Dublin City University (DCU) are our newest universities and were founded in 1989. The two universities in Northern Ireland are: the University of Ulster (UU) and the Queen's University of Belfast (QUB).
In addition to offering degrees at Bachelors, Masters and Doctorate levels, over a full range of disciplines, the universities and colleges also undertake research in many areas. Undergraduate and postgraduate diplomas are also available and universities are involved in continuing and distance education programmes (aimed mainly at Irish residents).
Study Programmes Available to Overseas Students
Universities in IRELAND