5 Reasons to Study in Ireland

Learn about what Ireland has to offer as a fantastic destination for international students from around the world! Below are the top 5 reasons you should choose Ireland.

A Launchpad for Careers

  • Ireland has the fastest growing economy in Europe
  • A global reputation for skilled graduates
  • Home to organisations such as Microsoft, PayPal, Facebook, Google, Intel & HP
  • The world’s second largest software exporter

Safe & Peaceful

  • In 2020, Ireland ranked in the top 10 safest countries in the world.
  • Ireland is often named one of the friendliest countries in the world.
  • In 2017, Ireland ranked as the 10th most peaceful place on Earth

Easy Communication and Living

  • Ireland is the only English speaking study destination in Europe, post Brexit.
  • Ireland is ranked 16th in the world for happiest places to live.

High Quality Education

  • Irish universities are in the top 1% of research institutions in the world.
  • High world rankings for science, nanotechnology, agriculture and many other sectors.
  • Outstanding QS World University Rankings
  • Ranked 2nd in Chemistry, Nanotechnology & Immunology and 3rd in Animal & Dairy, and Agricultural Sciences

Work While Studying

  • Students are entitled to two years of post-study work rights within Europe.
  • International students are allowed to take up casual employment and can work up to 20 hours a week during term time and up to 40 hours a week in the holidays.

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