MIC has a vibrant international community, welcoming international students from all over the world and ensuring they are fully integrated with Irish students in all aspects of College life.
Limerick is Ireland’s third largest city and is a friendly and welcoming destination, located in the scenic Mid-West and built around the beautiful River Shannon. With a total of over 30,000 students in a city of just 100,000, Limerick is a student city with a safe environment and a youthful vibrancy.
The College has a growing and diverse community of almost 5,000 students, who are enrolled in undergraduate programmes in Education, Liberal Arts, Contemporary and Applied Theatre Studies and Early Childhood Care and Education, as well as a range of postgraduate programmes at Diploma, MA and PhD levels. Additional subjects available to our international students include Irish Heritage Studies, Beginners Irish Language, English as a Foreign Language and English for Academic Purposes.
Incoming Study Abroad/Exchange/Erasmus
Every year, Mary Immaculate College (MIC) welcomes students from a range of international locations to study at the College on study abroad and exchange programmes:
Mary Immaculate College (MIC) works with partner universities to offer faculty-led, bespoke, short-term programmes across a multitude of academic disciplines. Accredited short-term study abroad programmes will also be rolled out in Summer 2023.
Found out more about our short-term programmes here
International Undergraduate Programmes
International Postgraduate Programmes
International Fees & Funding
Depending on the type of programme you undertake at Mary Immaculate College, you may be required to pay tuition fees and other charges. There are also various types of funding available through educational schemes, loans or scholarships to help international students.
See more information at Fees & Funding
Limerick is a great city and there is always something to do. Almost anything you’d need is within a 20 minute walk from campus, including a train station - meaning traveling around Ireland is simple, and student rates make it affordable too!
Students will find comfortable and welcoming low-cost accommodation within very close proximity to MIC. With a variety of options, the International Office will assist you in finding the best option.
O'Dwyer House is self-catering accommodation, which is available to International students only. It is a comfortable eight bedroom/three bathroom student house, a couple of minutes' walk from the campus. The accommodation includes all your utility bills, including Wi-Fi and housekeeping service, and is fully equipped with all mod cons.
City Campus is a purpose-built student village, just 10 minutes’ walk from the campus and 10 minutes’ walk from the City Centre. At City Campus, you will find fully-equipped 4 bedroom/ 2 bathroom apartment-style living, you will also have, unlimited WiFi internet access, fob entry system, onsite laundrette, shared kitchen/dining area and an onsite reception.