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Do you live in Ireland and/or have the Irish nationality? You will find on this page additional opportunities to study within the country or at international level.

Opportunities to study abroad

Several regional, national and international programmes propose opportunities to study abroad. You will find some of them here.


Erasmus+ for Higher Education Students

Erasmus+ for Higher Education Students allows students to study at universities in the EU member states for for between 3 and 12 months in a participating university or college. You can: Study in a course in a university as part of your Higher Education degree Do a traineeship/ work placement as part of your Higher Education degree Do a work placement as part of your PLC/College of Further Education This can be a great opportunity for learning, both in college and in improving language skills, intercultural skills and in self reliance. Contact the International Office of your university/ college to find out information on how to apply, deadlines and which universities and/ or countries your university is linked with, et

More information and organisations active in this field


provides information on European opportunities such as travelling, studying and working in Europe for young people.

Irish Council of International Students

Irish Council of International Students promote the rights and welfare of international students who choose Ireland as a study destination, and support staff in colleges who work with them.

Education in Ireland

Enterprise Ireland manages the Education in Ireland national brand under the authority of the Minister for Education and Skills. Enterprise Ireland is responsible for the promotion of Irish Higher Education Institutions overseas.


EUNiCAS is an independent application support service. It has been set up to facilitate the growing numbers of UK and Irish students who are unable to access their preferred programme, or any suitable programme at all, in a university at home, as well as students who have a clear idea of the advantages of studying abroad.

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Moving to Ireland for third-level education

If you are moving to Ireland in order to study, you will need to explore the full range of options available to you. This page explains the Irish third-level education system, rates, points, language and visa requirements to study in Ireland,how and where to apply

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Studying outside Ireland

If you are interested in studying in a European Union member state, another European country or a country outside Europe this document covers the options available to you