University Profiles

The seven universities are the major and traditional providers in Ireland of Honours Bachelor, Master and Doctorate degrees.

Irish university degrees are fully recognised internationally, ensuring graduates from Irish universities can make full use of their qualifications across Europe and the rest of the world.

The universities are fully responsible for the degrees they award and have rigorous quality assurance procedures in place to the highest international standards.

Over 73,000 undergraduates and 18,000 postgraduates have access to unprecedented opportunities across every facet of the university experience.

Over 27,000 international students from 114 countries are living and studying in Ireland reflecting the attractiveness of the Irish university experience to students from across the globe.

Irish universities have the highest graduation rate in Europe and their graduates are regarded as the most highly employable – European Commission Study on the Efficiency and Effectiveness of Public Spending on Tertiary Education Nov 2009.

To find out more about each of the seven universities read their university profile.