The Irish Universities Association is the representative body for Ireland’s seven universities. Through consultation and collaborative projects we develop strategy and policy to advance third and fourth level education and research. Our shared aim is to maximise the universities’ contribution to Ireland’s social, cultural and economic well-being.
- Ireland secures just one of over 400 European research grants
- IUA Calls for Funding Rethink, as Ireland Gets Only One EU Research Grant
- Funding cuts blamed for poor university rankings
- Enterprise Ireland launches €14m Career-FIT PLUS programme to attract international experienced researchers to Ireland
- Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Programme 2020
Announcement and Events
- 13th Sept – University Presidents Call for Urgent Changes to State Research Funding Following Poor Outcome from EU Programme.
- 12th August – IUA Response to comments from Minister McHugh regarding the freezing of student fees
- 25th July- Budget 2020: IUA calls on Government to urgently invest in Ireland’s future talent and innovation in Budget 2020
- 17th July – Micheál Martin calls for a separate Department of Higher Education and Research at IUA Future of Ireland Event – Download full speech
- 21 June 2019 – IUA Statement in response to the Call for Proposals for the Senior Academic Leadership Initiative (SALI)