Why Study in Ireland, Top Universities, Scholarships


Thinking about studying abroad in Ireland? Read our guide to know about Ireland, top Universities, Scholarships and arrange a free careerconsultation with AEC Experts to get started!

Ireland, a vibrant and modern country, has emerged as a preferred destination for the Indian students aspiring to study abroad. Whether you want to complete your graduation or post-graduation degree, you would encounter a unique and enriching educational experience in Ireland.  Ireland is one of the safest and the friendliest countries in the world.

Let us look at some of the top reasons why you should study in Ireland:

Top Universities

Ireland is a home to some of the top universities in the world.  A degree from Ireland University will be recognized internationally by employers and universities.

Acc. to the QS World University Rankings 2018, the top universities of Ireland are:

  1. Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin
  2. University College Dublin
  3. National University of Ireland, Galway
  4. University College Cork
  5. Dublin City University

Ireland Scholarships

There are many scholarship opportunities available in Ireland. Some universities and institutions provide upto 100% for deserving candidates.  The Government of Ireland offers fully funded scholarships to Indian students giving a chance to pursue their studies in Ireland covering full tuition fees and living expenses.

Many universities and institutes offer attractive scholarships for international students. Some of the scholarships are:

  • Trinity College Dublin Scholarships
  • National College of Ireland Scholarships
  • NUI Galway International Student Scholarships
  • DCU International Student Scholarships
  • UCD Scholarships
  • University of Limerick Scholarships

English-Speaking Country

Ireland is an English-speaking country with a long tradition of providing education for international students. Although Ireland has its own Irish language, English is the second official language of Ireland. All the graduate and post-graduate courses are taught in English. Living, studying, and working in Ireland is a great way to improve your English speaking skills.

Global Business Hub

Ireland has given rise to some of the world’s biggest and best companies like Google, Facebook, Apple, HP, LinkedIn, Twitter, Accenture, Dropbox, IBM, Amazon, eBay, Uber, Pfizer, Abbott Laboratories, and Tesco etc.

Ireland is the world’s largest exporter of computer software. Ireland is currently the home to 9 of the world’s top 10 pharmaceutical companies.

With more than 1000 top multinational companies, Ireland offers excellent opportunities for students to build a career in Ireland.

Beautiful Island

Ireland is a land of amazing natural beauty with beautiful landscapes, cliffs, lakes, and beaches that will instantly make you fall in love with the country.

Some of the popular tourist spots and most beautiful places in Ireland are Cliffs of Moher, The Rock of Cashel, Connemara, Killarney National Park, Mizen Head in County Cork, Kilmainham Gaol in Dublin and many more!


Ireland is a vibrant, friendly and hospitable country with a young population of 40% below 25 years. Ireland has a very special welcome for people from all around the world. You will find fun-loving people with a rich culture of music in Ireland. The Irish are extremely passionate about their food and drink and have restaurants for every budget. The Irish are also passionate about sports including rugby, football, and cricket.


The good news is that Ireland announces 24-month “stay back option” for students completing masters or doctoral qualifications. This provision means international students completing advanced degrees in Ireland can now stay for up to 24 months in Ireland to find a job and apply for further work permit.

You can get the post-study visa to look for job opportunities after completing your graduation in Ireland. After getting the job, you can apply for a work permit.

If you have any query about studying in Ireland, courses, universities, scholarships or student visa, feel free to call AEC at (+91) 011-43334444 or send an email to

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