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Students in Ireland

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!

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 Services

  • Emergency call (police, fire, ambulance): 112 or 999

Health Services

  • General Practitioner (GP): Contact the health center at your university or find a local clinic.
  • Hospital Emergency Department: Locate the nearest hospital.

University Contacts

  • 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.

Additional Tips

  • 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.

Financial Planning

  • 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.

Social Engagement

  • 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.

Frequently Asked Questions by Students and Others Planning to Move to Ireland