Every student has to deal with meeting entry requirements, finding accommodation and figuring out the commute to college. However, if you want to study abroad in Dublin, you also need to think about visas, tuition fees and flights.

But don’t panic, with a little bit of preparation, you won’t have to deal with any surprises. Looking at the stats, Ireland already has 32,000 international students – most of them based in Dublin. Post-pandemic, this figure is set to grow too.

As a result, Dublin is well-accustomed to welcoming overseas students. In fact, many of the city’s universities and colleges have staff specifically trained to help. Both DCU and TU Dublin, for example, have international offices that can assist with the likes of visa applications and accommodation.

To help you out, we’ve also put together a simple step-by-step guide for starting college in Dublin. We’ve gathered everything you need to know about student visas and college fees too.

If you’d like to study abroad in Dublin, check them out below.


How to study in Ireland in 10 steps

Want to study in Dublin – or another part of Ireland? There’s a ton of reasons why you should. But, for international students, the process can be quite daunting. So, to keep your stress levels to a minimum, here’s our step-by-step guide containing everything you need to know about making it a reality. 1. Choose your course There’s a ton of colleges, universities and other institutions where international students can study. (You can check out all your option


Student visas in Ireland

Top FAQ's around what you need to study in Dublin, including Visa application, how to apply for a visa and costs.

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Tuition fees in Dublin

Dublin is a great place to study and its universities welcome students from across the world. But how much are the tuition fees in Ireland? Most universities and institutions of higher learning have at least two parts to their fee structure – tuition and the student contribution. Tuition fees cover your learning in class, while the student contribution covers student services and examinations. The maximum rate for the student contribution right now is €3,000. Fees are competitive, particularly when compared to those of universities in the UK. On average, tuition in