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University of Limerick

University of Limerick

Check whether University of Limerick is right for you as an international student.

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Uni facts

  • Limerick, Ireland
  • University type: Public
  • Rank: 616
  • Program types Bachelor's degrees, Master's degrees, Postgraduate diploma, Postgraduate certificate
  • Programs total 90
  • Acceptance rates -
  • Nationalities -
  • International Students 2000

Study abroad at the University of Limerick

The University of Limerick (UL) is located in Limerick, Ireland. The University’s campus has many green spaces with trees, fountains and the Shannon river flowing through it. The University is independent, and internationally focused.

There are around 15,500 students and 1,300 staff. Students can study a range of programs up to doctoral and postdoctoral levels in the disciplines of arts, humanities and social sciences, business, education and health sciences, science and engineering.

At the heart of the University is The Student Center. The center represents the student body and is the home of student officers, UL student life staff, and clubs and societies for students to get involved with. UL students have the option to live on campus in one of the University’s student villages, so you’ll be close to all the amenities and facilities you need.

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Why study at the University of Limerick?

  • Mentor program

    a full time student can be allocated to you to help you settle in

  • Green commitments

    ranked 16th in the world for its efforts towards campus sustainability and environment (Green Metric Ranking of World Universities 2015.)

Life as an international student

UL Student Life is the representative body for 15,500 UL students, and each student automatically becomes a member of the Union upon enrolling at the University. Student officers represent and help you with any problems you may have during your time at UL.

International students are offered a seven day orientation program, enabling students to meet others and get to know the campus before classes start. The International Office is there to organize events and engage the international community all year, with trips and activities.The International Office is also there to help with any cultural, social or academic issues international students face.

Student life & facilities

Group of students planning a presentation in a living room
  • Library
    • Computer labs
    • Group Study Rooms
  • Praying Rooms
    • Workshops
    • Chaplaincy
    • Skills classes
    • Language Centre
    • Group Praying Rooms
    • Pre sessional English Academic skills courses
  • No. of All Weather Sports Pitches
    • No. of Swimming pools 1
    • No. of Tennis Courts 1
    • No. of Climbing Wall 1
    • No. of Basketball Courts 1
    • No. of Athletics Track 1
    • No. of volleyball courtsnumber 1
  • Fitness Centre
    • Climbing Walls
    • Machines
    • Free Weights
    • Fitness Classes
    • Swimming Pool
    • Personal Trainers
  • IT Support
    • Loan Laptops
    • Campus Wireless Connectivity
  • Healthcare & Medical
    • Physiotherapy
    • Family Planning
    • Counselling & Mental Health Services
    • Campus Doctor
    • Emergency Contraception
  • Transport
    • Campus Bus Service
    • Bike Rental
    • Campus parking
  • Food & Restaurants
    • Bars 3
    • Restaurants 7
    • Cafe’s 4
  • Clubs & Organisations
    • No. of Clubs & Organisations 80
  • Sports Facilities
    • Sport facilities 6
    • No. of Natural Turf Soccer Pitches 4
  • Tutoring Support
    • Academic Tutoring & Support

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University of Limerick programs

Fees and funding

The University of Limerick has both undergraduate and postgraduate scholarships that are available for non-EU applicants. All applicants are assessed for scholarship at the time of entry assessment and if you are successful in meeting the thresholds for a scholarship, you will receive a scholarship letter with your University of Limerick offer letter. These partial scholarships are merit-based.

Undergraduate Tuition - £11,423 / year Postgraduate Tuition - varies £10,000 - £12,500

Only for Postgraduate programs Merit based scholarships up to €1,500 to €4,000 depending on the programs. Students are reviewed during application.

Location

University of Limerick

Castletroy, Limerick, V94 T9PX

Limerick is a riverside city where the Shannon is an integral part of the city's character. Vibrant Limerick combines big city amenities with an innate friendliness - a mix that guarantees an attractive and welcoming environment for student living.

  • From Limerick City

    5 km

  • From Shannon International Airport

    20 km

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Visa requirements for University of Limerick

Many international students will require a visa to study in Ireland, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

Ireland student visa requirements