The University of Limerick (UL), is located on the west coast of Ireland along the picturesque River Shannon and enjoys an unspoiled natural environment blended with state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities.
UL was awarded prestigious 5-star rankings for graduate employability, innovation and knowledge transfer, teaching, engagement, internationalisation and infrastructure by QS Stars independent assessors.
UL has close to 12,000 students, including more than 2,000 international students each year. A survey of Irish students recently voted UL Ireland’s most popular university with a satisfaction rating of 85%.
UL offers more than 70 undergraduate programmes and a strong postgraduate offering with more than 100 taught postgraduate programmes to Doctoral and Post-doctoral level.
UL pioneered the concept of Cooperative Education in Ireland, placing more than 2,000 students in paid and semi-paid work placements annually – 30% of these as international placements. These valuable work experiences make UL graduates more employable, which is why the UL graduate employment rate is 16% higher than the national average.
With strong links to business and industry, UL excels at translational research which aims to accelerate the practical application of academic research to benefit society. UL houses some of the most innovative and successful research centres in Ireland.
The UL graduate community is over 80,000 members, spread across more than 100 countries. Through dedicated alumni-focused activities, UL provides graduates with a vibrant network through which to stay connected to each other and their alma mater.