Education System Overview
In the 2019-2020 academic year, 4,712 U.S. students studied abroad for academic credit in Ireland.
Academic year: September - June
Major school holidays/break:
- October Midterm
- Christmas Break
- February Midterms
- Easter Break
Major exam period(s): First three weeks in June (for secondary schools)
Structure of the University System
Years of study required to earn a bachelor's degree: 3 years
The language of instruction in universities: English (the spoken language of Ireland).
Degrees offered: Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate