Education System Overview
In the 2015-2016 academic year, 11,070 U.S. students studied abroad for academic credit in Ireland - a 45 percent increase since 2012.
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