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.

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).
  • English language certificate (if English is not your first language).

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).

  • The minimum requirement for Duolingo English Test (DET) is a score of 110.

Application deadlines

(Applications open) Autumn 2024 & Full Year 2024/5: Closing 1st June 2024

(Applications closed) Spring 2025 Semester: Opening in mid-July 2024 and closing on 1st November 2024

Useful documents


  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.