Founded in 1972 as the National Institute for Higher Education Limerick, the University of Limerick is a public higher education institution, the first established since Irish independence in 1922. It can count on 11.000 full-time undergraduate students, including over 2.400 international students. The university has over 70 student-run clubs and societies. Clubs are supported by their students’ union, the sports department and the arts office. The University of Limerick is ranked fourth in attracting students who attain over 500 points on the Leaving Certificate. Furthermore, it is the only college in Ireland to receive a maximum five stars for its sports facilities.
University of Limerick (EU/EEA students)
- Limerick ,
Fall semester application deadline
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Semester fees (30 ECTS)
Subjects available to free mover students
Accounting & Finance [English]Agriculture & Forestry [English]Architecture [English]Biological Sciences [English]Business & Management Studies [English]Chemistry [English]Computer Science & Information Systems [English]Economics & Econometrics [English]Education & Training [English]Engineering CiviI & Structural [English]Engineering Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing [English]English Language & Literature [English]Environmental Sciences [English]History [English]Law [English]Linguistics [English]Mathematics [English]Modern Languages [English]Nursing [English]Performing Arts [English]Physics & Astronomy [English]Politics & International Studies [English]Psychology [English]Social Policy & Administration [English]Sociology [English]Sports-related Subjects [English]Statistics & Operational Research [English]
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