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Located to the west of Great Britain and east of Canada and the USA, Ireland is the second largest island nation. It is known for its beautiful country side and friendly people. Ireland has been consistently acknowledged as a safe and peaceful city in world rankings, which is complemented by the welcoming nature of the Irish people. Study in Ireland and you’ll join more than 35,000 international students from 161 countries. So, once you live in Ireland, you will have friends all over the world.
Ireland has one of the best education systems in the world with several top-level universities. Each year, the Irish government invests €728 million in higher education institutions which is reflected on the quality of education they provide.
The universities and institutes focus on research and are globally connected and graduates of Irish education institutes have access to opportunities in many different careers all over the world. Studying in Ireland gives a great start for a successful career.
Higher education is provided by universities, colleges of education and institutes of technology. All of the Irish universities are public and therefore state-funded.
The academic year observed in Ireland is similar to other European countries, and generally runs from September through to June/July depending on the examination period. The courses offered here include bachelors, masters and doctoral, as well as diplomas and other types.