Students in Ireland
Erasmus Exchange in Ireland
Ireland offers students unique opportunities for educational exchange through the ERASMUS program. Various universities and higher education institutions provide this opportunity for international students.
This page is your guide to a successful and worry-free study experience in Ireland. For additional questions or assistance, you can always reach out to your university coordinator. Welcome to Ireland!
Some universities and higher education institutions offering student exchanges:
- National University of Ireland, Galway (NUI Galway)
- University College Dublin (UCD)
- Trinity College Dublin (TCD)
- University College Cork (UCC)
- Dublin City University (DCU)
- University of Limerick (UL)
- Maynooth University
- Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) – now part of Technological University Dublin (TU Dublin)
- Cork Institute of Technology (CIT)
- Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT)
- Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT)
- Institute of Technology Sligo (IT Sligo)
- Institute of Technology Tralee (ITT)
- Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT)
- Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT)
Please note that this list may change over time. For current exchange opportunities in Ireland, consult the international office of your home university before confirming your university choice.
Essential Information for ERASMUS Students in Ireland
Your safety and well-being are our top priorities. Here are key information and contacts you might need during your stay in Ireland.
- Emergency call (police, fire, ambulance): 112 or 999
- General Practitioner (GP): Contact the health center at your university or find a local clinic.
- Hospital Emergency Department: Locate the nearest hospital.
- International Office: For academic or administrative queries.
- Student Support: Familiarize yourself with counseling, academic assistance, and accommodation services.
Other Important Contacts
During your stay in Ireland, you might need the following contacts. We recommend saving them on your phone or another easily accessible place:
- Local police station: For any safety and legal inquiries.
- Embassy/Consulate of your country: For consular assistance and passport or visa information.
- Accommodation Office: For assistance in finding and managing accommodation.
- Transport Services: Keep contacts of local transport companies for easy travel planning.
- Service Providers: Contacts for potential services you might need, such as telecommunications, banking, etc.
- Health Insurance: Details about your health insurance and how to claim coverage.
- Lost or Stolen Documents: Contacts for assistance in case of loss or theft of personal documents.
- Store important phone numbers and addresses securely.
- Create a list of essential addresses, such as your accommodation and university.
- It’s always better to be prepared and informed, ensuring a smoother experience as an ERASMUS student in Ireland.
- Budget: Living in Ireland isn’t always cheap, so it’s wise to plan a monthly budget.
- Student Discounts: Look for student discounts on transport, food, and events, which can save you a lot of money.
- Clubs and Societies: Join student clubs and societies of interest. It’s a great way to meet new people.
- Explore the Country: Don’t miss the chance to explore Ireland’s beautiful landscapes, historical sites, and cultural landmarks.
Health and Well-being
- Healthy Lifestyle: Ensure regular exercise and a balanced diet.
- Time to Relax: Studying abroad can be stressful, so take time to relax and unwind.