Advancement in technology has made people connect with anyone, anywhere in this world. This connection has stimulated the interest of moving abroad either for studies or for a career. People who wish to settle in foreign countries opt to study abroad so that their career path will be easier. Study in Ireland has also become a famous mantra among Indian students.

Study in Ireland for Indian students:

The main focus to study in Ireland for higher education is to have a better career. This dream could be easily fulfilled by moving to Ireland. Ireland is well known for safety and peaceful living.

Ireland owns various types of institutions. Moreover, all the educational institutions in Ireland are state-funded. Trinity College Dublin and University College Dublin are the world-famous universities located in Ireland.

Reason to study in Ireland:

  1. In Eurozone, Ireland is the only English speaking country.
  2. Ireland has become the home for multinational companies like Medtronics, Google, etc
  3. World’s friendliest city, Dublin is located in Ireland

Scholarships to study in Ireland:

Universities in Ireland are offering numerous scholarships for international students. The eligibility criteria differ for each scholarship. Few scholarships awarded for international students are listed below:

  • DIT Centenary Scholarship program
  • Irish Aid Funded Fellowship Training Programme
  • Claddagh Scholarship Programme
  • Fulbright Scholarship
  • The Walsh Fellowship
  • Galway Mayo Institute of TechnologyScholarship
  • Maynooth University Scholarship
  • UCD Scholarship
  • UCC Excellence Scholarship
  • Smurfit Business School Scholarships
  • UCD Global Excellence Undergraduate Scholarship
  • UCD Sutherland School of Law
  • Waterford Institute of Technology Scholarship

Study visa for Ireland:

Getting a visa is an important procedure to be completed to study abroad. A student from the EU and Switzerland don’t need a visa to study in Ireland. Being an Indian demands a visa to study in Ireland. Students can apply for a visa online in Irish Naturalization and Immigration service. Following are the documents required to apply for a visa:

  • Letter of acceptance
  • Proof for holding a medical insurance
  • Evidence for sufficient funds in the account (minimum amount €7,000 per annum)
  • Certificate proving English proficiency
  • Recent passport photographs (two numbers)
  • Valid Passport for a period of six months beyond completion course

Universities in Ireland:

  • Trinity College Dublin
  • University College Dublin, Dublin
  • the National University of Ireland Galway
  • University College Cork, Cork
  • Dublin City University, Dublin
  • University of LImerick
  • Technological University, Dublin
  • Athlone Institute of Technology
  • Maynooth University, Maynooth
  • Institute of Technolgy, Carlow
  • Institute of Technology Sligo
  • National College of Ireland
  • Limerick Institue of technology
  • Galway Busines school
  • Dublin Business school, Dublin
  • Griffith College
  • Shannon College of Hotel ManagmentAtlantic Aviation institute
  • IBAT College Dublin

Study in Ireland cost:

The tuition fees for Ireland educational institutes vary from place to place. Ireland universities offer free education for EU students. Students from India are not offered free education. The average cost for study ranges from €5,000 and €10,000 per year. Various scholarships are available for Indian students to support them financially. Cost of living in Ireland is similar to European countries. The average cost to be spent is approximately €500 to €800 per month.

Health insurance is an additional cost for students. EHIC cardholder is eligible for a free health check-up. If you are holding any policy in your home country, check whether it is eligible in Ireland. If you don’t have any of the insurance policies you should apply for one that covers the duration of your course. Your educational institute can provide you proper information on health insurance.

Tuition fees in Ireland

Fees to pursue an undergraduate course

  • Arts and humanities range from €10,000 to €16,500
  • Business courses range from €10,000 to €16,000
  • Engineering course ranges from €10,000 to €21,600
  • Medicinal courses range from  €31,000 to €50,000
  • bachelor of science ranges from €10,000 to €21,600

Fees to pursue a postgraduate course

  • Arts and humanities range from €10,500 to €20,000
  • Business courses range from  €10,500 to €30,000
  •  Engineering courses range from  €10,500 to €19,500
  • Medicinal courses range from €12,000 to €52,000
  • Science courses range from €10,500 to €18,000