To spend a semester or year at the University of Limerick as a Visiting Student, you can apply through your home college’s Study Abroad office or through an approved study abroad programme provider.

Applications are open to apply for the Autumn 2022 Study Abroad experience!

*For Full Year 2022/3 applications - see appication link further down.

What documents will I need to provide?

To apply for the Study Abroad Programme you will need to provide:

  • Current official undergraduate degree transcript.
  • Copy of your passport (photo page).

Entry Requirements 

Students are required to have a cumulative GPA of 2.9 from their current home university.

If English is not your first language, you will be required to provide a language test:

  • CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) B2.

  • TOEFL 550 (paper-based) 210 (computer-based) / 80 (internet-based).

  • IELTS (minimum overall score of 6.0).

  • UL has approved the use of the Duolingo English Test (DET) as a temporary measure for the 2021/22 intake (due to test centre closures). The minimum requirement will be a DET score of 95.


Applications are open to apply for the Autumn 2022 and Full Year 2022/3 Study Abroad experience!

Application Deadlines

Autumn 2022 Semester & Full Year 2022/3: 1st June 2022 

Spring 2023 Semester: 1st November 2022

Useful Documents

Check List

  1. Approval received from the home university.
  2. Current official undergraduate degree transcript.
  3. Copy of your passport (photo page).
  4. 10 pre-selected modules/classes, which have been approved by your home university.