University of Limerick (UL) is a young and vibrant institution for higher education. It was the first Irish university established after Ireland’s independence in 1922, and always strives to be at the forefront of innovation. Many faculty members have won awards for contributions to their field or for innovation in teaching. Courses at Limerick are interactive and staff are helpful, responsive, and happy to provide individualized attention to each student. Located in Ireland’s third largest city and along the banks of the River Shannon, the campus has a picturesque view of the lush green countryside. The city offers a unique blend of old and new, with the 800-year-old King John’s Castle towering near Thurmond Park Rugby Stadium. You’ll experience the best of Ireland.
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University of Limerick
A young, vibrant institution, the University of Limerick was the first Irish university established after Ireland’s independence in 1922. Since then, it has striven to be at the forefront of knowledge, with award-winning faculty revered for contributions in their field or for innovation in teaching.
On the outskirts Ireland’s third largest city, the university merges a rural lifestyle with vibrant urban adventures.
With a bustling Downtown, as well as the 800-year-old King John’s Castle and surrounding contemporary buildings, Limerick is home to the Munster rugby team, one of Europe’s top rugby teams. Thomond Park, the team’s stadium, also holds major concerts—think Elton John and Bruce Springsteen.
Learn more at University of Limerick's official website
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“Limerick is not only beautiful downtown, there are also a number of historical sites that can be visited near the school. Especially a lot of castles!”Inseong Yang, Past SAF Student
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