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.