Top 3 Student Cities in Ireland

Thousands of international students choose to study in Ireland every year. If you’d like to be one of them, we can help you with your application. But before you apply, why not learn a little more about the top three student cities in Ireland? Each city offers something a little different and you might find the different universities more suited to your specific course requirements.
Galway is probably the most underrated student cities in Ireland. It’s located on the west coast and has the benefit of both scenic beaches and a vibrant city centre. Galway manages to combine the best of both modern Ireland, and traditional Irish culture to give international students a complete Irish experience. If you’re a lover of culture, Galway is known as a hub for arts and culture and has a range of festivals covering different topics each year. Galway Mayo Institute of Technology and the National University of Ireland are two options of study if you wish you study in Galway.
Cork is a popular tourist destination because of it’s bustling cultural nature and its historical architecture. This also makes it a popular place of study for international students! Located on the south coast of Ireland, Cork boasts a cosmopolitan nightlife as well as beautiful countryside to deliver the best of both worlds. Choosing to study in Cork gives you the option of Cork Institute of Technology and University College Cork.
The capital of Ireland, Dublin, is probably the most popular choice of city for international students looking to study in Ireland. It has more universities and colleges than other Irish cities which means there is more choice and variety. Students can choose from University College Dublin, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin City University and Dublin Institute of Technology – which all feature in the QS World University Rankings. Students who wish to study medicine will be thrilled to know that Dublin is home to specialized Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.
There’s so much to do and see in Dublin, from admiring the historic Georgian architecture and learning about the city’s most famous literary figures, to getting to grips with the Gaelic language and visiting the tourist attractions, you’ll never be bored. Dublin is the most expensive city for students in Ireland but is by no means one of the most expensive cities worldwide.
If you’re looking to study in Ireland, contact us at IEC Abroad and we can give you all the information you need to get started on your application.