The University of Limerick (UL) is an independent, internationally focussed university with over 13,000 students, approximately 13% of whom are international students. Established in 1972, UL is a young, energetic and enterprising university with a proud record of innovation in education and excellence in research and scholarship. A testament to this is the fact that ULs graduate employment rate is 18% higher than the national average!
The University is situated on a superb riverside campus and has outstanding recreational, cultural and sporting facilities free to all International students. Located in the South West of Ireland of Ireland, UL is 5km from Limerick City and 20km from Shannon International Airport.
UL proudly offers over 70 undergraduate programs and over 90 postgraduate programs in:
1. Arts/humanities/social sciences
2. Kemmy business school
3. Education and health sciences
4. Science and engineering
Where is the University of Limerick located?
The University of Limerick is located in the northeast part of the city of Limerick, which is itself is in Ireland's west on the border of County Clare and County Limerick.
What is the University of Limerick known for?
Limerick is an excellent university known for quality programs in a range of academic areas. Outside the classroom, UL is renowned for its outstanding campus environment and dedication to the sustainable development of the natural environment both within and beyond the campus. In 2016, a new walking/cycling greenway was refurbished linking the university with Limerick City.
How does University of Limerick rank?
The University of Limerick is ranked #511-520 in QS Global World Rankings 2021.
How many students attend the University of Limerick?
Close to 12,000 students, including more than 2,000 international students each year, attend the University of Limerick.
Scholarships for International Students
We have a number of partial merit-based scholarships. Once you submit an application you are automatically reviewed for scholarship. If you are eligible for scholarship, you will receive the decision at the same time as your offer.