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University of Limerick (UL)


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Address:International Office, University of Limerick, Limerick
Tel:+353 61202342
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Why study at the University of Limerick

  • The University of Limerick (UL) is an independent, internationally focused university with over 11,000 students and 1,313 staff. The University has a proud record of innovation in education and excellence in research and scholarship.
  • UL offers 72 undergraduate programmes and 103 taught postgraduate programmes across four faculties: Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; Education and Health Sciences; Kemmy Business School; and Science and Engineering.
  • UL has close links with industry from undergraduate to postdoctoral level. The University runs one of the largest cooperative education (internship) programmes in the European Union. Cooperative education at UL is undertaken as an integral part of the academic programme. UL has an established network of over 1,700 cooperative education employers, and 2,000 undergraduate placements are secured annually in industry, commerce and the public service. Students are placed in Ireland and internationally, primarily in North America, Europe and South-East Asia.
  • UL has an excellent Student Support Network with many supportive initiatives in place including a dedicated international student support officer,  a Buddy programme and free academic support centres. With over 70 clubs and societies.
  • The University of Limerick has established its research distinctiveness through promoting a research ethos characterised by the convergence of discrete disciplines working together to achieve fundamental breakthroughs.  The following priority areas have been identified:

    • Materials and Surface Science
    • Information and Communication Technologies
    • Bioengineering and Biosciences
    • Energy and Sustainable Environment
    • Applied Mathematics
    • Study of Knowledge in Society


The University of Limerick offers a generous number of scholarships to international students.