For a large number of students who plan to go out of their countries and pursue higher education, Ireland, or the Republic of Ireland is an exciting option. To study abroad in Ireland, it is important that an international student prepares himself or herself in a certain way first. For Indian or International Students, it is very important to know the history of the country first.
Ireland is historically and culturally so rich that it is not possible to know or understand the country without first being able to learn about it. This will help students to get the answers to their why and how questions about the country and its system of education. Ireland offers international students one of the best standards of education.
Here is the list of Best Universities in Ireland, ranked by QS University Rankings and THE University Rankings:
Trinity College Dublin is not only one of the best Universities in Ireland, but also in Europe. The college was founded in 1592 and was modeled after Oxford and Cambridge. Along with those two, it is considered one of the prestigious Universities in the world.
|QS University Ranking||101|
|THE University Ranking||146|
UCD is the largest University in Ireland and many times considered one of the top Universities in Europe. The University has five Nobel Prize Winner alumni. It was founded in 1854 as Catholic University of Ireland and was established as UCD in 1980.
|QS University Ranking||173|
|THE University Ranking||201-250|
A member of Coimbra Group which has some of Europe’s long-established European Universities, it is one of the best Universities in Ireland. There are five colleges under University College Galway, including the College of Engineering and Informatics; and the College of Medicine, Nursing, and Health Sciences.
|QS University Ranking||258|
|THE University Ranking||351-400|
The University College Cork has been named the University of Year five times in the past. It is also one of the largest universities in Ireland, with 15000 undergraduate and 4400 students in postgraduate studies. It was established back in 1845.
|QS University Ranking||298|
|THE University Ranking||251-300|
The University has a strong research record and has five campuses across Ireland. It is particularly known for its strong technical and research facilities. It has five offline faculties and online education services, too. 15% of the students at Dublin City University are international students.
|QS University Ranking||490|
|THE University Ranking||501-600|
With more than 21% of international students, UL, in a true sense one of the international Universities in Ireland. It is the first University established in independent Ireland after 1922. The University of Limerick also offers Ireland’s first co-op program, where you are placed in the eight-month work program as a part of your degree.
|QS University Ranking||501-510|
|THE University Ranking||601-800|
Founded in 1997, it is the youngest and one of the smallest Universities in Ireland. Yet, it can be termed as one of the fastest-growing universities in Ireland. The bracket of 751-800 in QS rankings and 501-600 for Times University Ranking speaks for itself on how the University has come a long way in such a short time.
|QS University Ranking||751-800|
|THE University Ranking||501-600|
The first technical institution in Ireland, DIT was established in 1992. From January 2019, the amalgamation of Dublin Institute of Technology; Institute of Technology, Blanchardstown; and Institute of Technology, Tallaght forms the first technological University of Ireland, the Technological University Dublin.
|QS University Ranking||801-1000|
|THE University Ranking||1001-1200|
The country has some of the top-ranked universities and colleges, and these offer a variety of internationally acclaimed courses, across disciplines. Many of these institutions are on the list of top educational institutions in the world. There are a total of seven universities in Ireland, and all of these are funded by the government. Almost all of their courses are conducted in English. International students are easily able to afford the cost of pursuing higher education in Ireland. Also, there are a number of scholarships available, some of which make studying in the country almost free for international students.
However, they must have not only passed high school in their respective countries but also must have completed fifteen years of studies there, to become eligible for pursuing post-graduation in Ireland. This is the most basic requirement. Studying in Ireland has many advantages. It is a beautiful country. The summer, especially, is the favorite of the two lakh international students who study there. For more tips on studying in Ireland, do visit our website!
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