This video offers an insight into the world class research and career opportunities that come with studying in Ireland.
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Ireland's worldwide reputation for high quality education is built on the solid foundation of commitment to excellence. Today we have one of the best education systems in the world and an internationally renowned reputation for academic quality. 34 Higher Education Institutions offer an extensive range of over 5,000 programmes leading to internationally recognised, quality assured qualifications. International students can choose to meet their education needs in highly respected business schools, centres of scientific and technology excellence as well as renowned language, humanities and arts faculties.
The Irish government invests over €782 million annually in research in Ireland's higher education institutions. The impact of this funding is that Ireland's higher education institutions now lead the world in an increasing number of fields. Irish universities are in the top 1% of research institutions in the world in terms of research impact in 19 fields, spanning natural sciences, social sciences and the humanities. This creates a unique opportunity for you at undergraduate and post graduate level to join research programmes that are driving innovation and changing lives worldwide.
Ireland is Europe's most entrepreneurial country with a large exporting sector and is the European hub to over 1,000 leading multinational companies. A wide range of courses include work placement and internship opportunities with leading Irish and international companies so while studying you can take the first steps to a successful career. Companies such as Google, Facebook, Pfizer, Apple, Intel, Genzyme and EA Games who require a skilled, educated and highly capable workforce to drive their success choose to locate in Ireland. Post qualification, you can join thousands of Ireland's graduates who are innovators in their field and leaders in their companies.
Each year Ireland welcomes international students from over 161 countries who choose Ireland to fulfil their potential. Ireland is an excellent base to connect with other countries in Europe and around the world. See location and flight times across the world from Ireland:
England - 1 hour
Europe - 1.5 - 2 hours
USA - 7 hours
Canada - 7 hours
Brazil - 12 hours
Kuala Lumpur - 13 hours
Dubai - 8 hours
Beijing - 11 hours
India - 9 hours
Ireland offers the warmest of welcomes to students from all over the world. It is the only English speaking country in the Eurozone and is one of the friendliest and safest countries in the world.