Higher Education: University of Limerick

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Established in 1972, the University of Limerick is an independent university with an international focus with more than 16,500 students and approximately 1,700 employees. It is a young, energetic and entrepreneurial university with a proud history of innovation in education and excellence in research and scholarships. The University offers programs in a wide range of disciplines, including arts, business, engineering and construction, health and medicine, information and communication technology, law, mathematics, and natural sciences. UL has many leading marketing programs and several that are unique to Ireland.
UL pioneered the concept of Cooperative Education in Ireland, placing more than 2,000 students in work placements annually, 30% of these as international placements. These valuable work experiences make UL graduates more employable, which is why the employment rate for UL graduates is 15% higher than the national average.

The University is recognized for having one of the most spectacular and environmentally friendly third-level campuses in the world. The campus boasts unrivaled sports and cultural facilities, including Ireland’s first Olympic swimming pool, an indoor sports stadium, a boathouse with a state-of-the-art indoor rowing tank, the university’s 1,100-seat concert hall and the Irish Chamber Orchestra building.

Cafes, restaurants, student and faculty accommodation options, and a variety of campus facilities provide an exceptional student experience and stimulating work environment.

About University of Limerick

  • Limerick is an important and outstanding city of Ireland, located in the southwest of the country next to the Shannon River. It is an extravagant, vibrant and absolutely unique city.

  • Visitors never stop being impressed by this quiet green place with their trees, their fountains and the beautiful Shannon River that flows majestically through everything.

  • In spring, Limerick is a symphony of birdsong, while in autumn, it is a celebration of color.

  • Graduates perfectly prepared to enter the world of work.

  • Ireland is home to leading companies in healthcare, information technology, engineering, pharmaceuticals and many more.

  • Work permit while you study.

  • Post-graduation work permit: 12 months for graduates of degree and 24 months for master’s degrees.

Why University of Limerick?

  • State of the art campus. The UL campus is truly one of the most beautiful college campuses in the world. It has more than 400 laboratories and
    research facilities.

  • Research with impact. It has 220 industrial partners in the sectors of electronics, pharmaceuticals, energy, software, health, finance, food, etc.

  • Wide range of social activities, clubs, restaurants and cafes on campus.

  • It has a concert hall, galleries and art programs.

  • Strong sense of student community. The University of Limerick Foundation was established in 1989 to provide the links the University has built with its graduate community and the business community on the island of Ireland and beyond.

  • Strong academic alliance with NUI Galway and the Georgia Institute of Technology, USA, to develop a joint Translational Research Institute.

The students

  • Minimum age: 18 years

  • Mix of Nationalities:

    More than 2,000 international students each year

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