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Frequently asked questions

Below are our most frequently asked questions. If the answer to your question isn't below, please don't hesitate to get in touch and we'll be happy to help. 

General Questions

One of the Irish student visa requirements is that non-EU nationals must have private medical insurance. Medical insurance for students attending UL can be purchased online at a cost of €160.

The preferred method of payment is through the online payment system ISPS (International Student Payment Service).

Students from the EU do not need a visa to study in Ireland. Non EU students should apply for a study visa well in advance of departure. Guidelines on applying for an Irish study visa are available here.  If you are a citizen of one of the countries listed here you do not need to apply for a visa.

International students should arrive in time to attend orientation. Orientation Week begins on Monday September 2nd. A list of orientation schedules is available here. Holidays, exam dates etc are available on the academic calendar.