Why do international students choose to study in Ireland?
Irish universities are in the top one percent of institutions in the world in terms of research impact across 18 academic disciplines. For students interested in pursuing a science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) qualification, Ireland provides the opportunity to participate in research programs that are driving innovation and changing lives.
Ireland has the fastest growing economy in Europe – it grew at 7.8 percent in 2015 alone. Unemployment is now under 10 percent. The country is home to many of the Silicon Valley’s tech firm’s European headquarters.
Ireland is the only English speaking country in the Euro Zone.
Work in Ireland
Students have the opportunity to seek employment in Ireland for 24 months after completing their graduate degree.
When thinking of Ireland, people often think of ancient cities and lush, rolling green hills. While Ireland certainly has this, it also has buzzing urban cities which are hubs for technology and research companies, with a close-knit and welcoming community atmosphere.