About UL Global

University of Limerick has been named among the top 500 universities globally, according to the latest edition of the world university rankings.

UL has significantly improved its position in the 2024 QS World University Rankings, climbing more than 100 places to a ranking of 426 overall. UL is now in the top 2% of universities in the world. It is an independent, internationally focused university.

It is a young, energetic and enterprising university with a proud record of innovation in education and excellence in research and scholarship. Located on the west coast of Ireland along the picturesque River Shannon and enjoys an unspoiled natural environment blended with state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities.

On our award winning campus students can study in a safe and supportive environment. The University of Limerick has been voted number one in the world for student experience.

UL offers more than 70 undergraduate programmes and  a strong postgraduate offering with more than 100 taught postgraduate programmes to Doctoral and Post-doctoral level.

UL Global at the University of Limerick (UL), assists all international students coming to UL under our Postgraduate, Undergraduate, Study Abroad, Erasmus+, Exchange and Summer School programmes.

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Students holding a #StudyatUL sign before the Speed friending event in September 23 orientation
20 Feb 2024

University of Limerick ranks first in Ireland for international student satisfaction and happiness

University of Limerick has ranked first in Ireland for international student satisfaction and happiness, according to a new global survey.
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A collage of the performers during Lunar New year 2024
15 Feb 2024

Lunar New Year Celebrations 2024

On Thursday February 8th UL Global, University of Limerick hosted a cultural celebratory Event in the Foyer of the University Concert Hall to mark Lunar New Year 2024.  
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Collage of students participating in Spring Scavenger Hunt for Global Orientation
29 Jan 2024

Global Orientation Spring '24

UL Global welcomed 488 new international students to the campus last week for the Spring 24 semester. Our 7-day Orientation programme commenced on Sunday 21st January with Shannon airport collections offered on Sunday and Monday. Students were greeted at the airport by our UL Global student guides and brought to their villages on campus.
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