Ireland


Profile Contributors

Ruth Harrison

Ruth Harrison

University College Dublin

Ita Page

Ita Page

University of Limerick

David Byrne

David Byrne

Trinity Business School


Country Context/Environment

> Cultural Attributes
> National Holidays
> Context of Higher Education
> Challenges/Opportunities
> Relevant, Unique Aspects of Context/Environment
> Common Faculty Models


Higher/Management Education Sector

> Glossary of Institution Types
> Award Types - Undergraduate Studies
> Award Types - Graduate/Postgraduate Studies
> Award Types - Doctoral Studies


Higher Education Regulation and Quality Assurance

Educational Authority Type: Tiered

> Higher Education Regulation
> Recent or Upcoming Structural Changes/Reforms


Internationalization of Higher Education

> Internationally Mobile Students
> Recognition of Foreign Qualifications
> Franchised/Validated and Joint/Dual-Degree Programs
> Foreign Branch Campuses
> Signatory to International Higher Education Accord


Links to Additional Information

The Department of Education and Skills has responsibility for education and training in Ireland https://www.education.ie/en/

Irelands International Education Strategy 2016-20 https://www.education.ie/en/Publications/Policy-Reports/International-Education-Strategy-For-Ireland-2016-2020.pdf

The Higher Education Authority http://www.hea.ie/ Education-related statistics are also available from the Central Statistics Office http://www.cso.ie

http://www.iua.ie/the-irish-universities/university-fast-facts/

Universities Ireland (UI) founded in 2003 with the aim of promoting and developing cooperation between institutions north and south, http://universitiesireland.ie/