Cost of Study

Cost of education depends on the course and university that you choose to study from. We have collated the average fee information for you in the below table.

Study ProgramAverage fees in EURO*
Undergraduate program€9,850 to €25,500 annually
            Postgraduate master’s degree€9,500 to €34,500 annually
Doctoral degree€9,500 to €34,500 annually

Cost of student visa

The cost of student visa for Ireland is as follow –

Single entry €60

Multi entry €100

Transit €25

Cost of health insurance

It is mandatory for all International students to have private medical health insurance prior to entering Ireland. Students may arrange private health insurance in their own country before arriving. Travel Insurance will not be accepted. The average cost for medical insurance ranges between €500 – €800 annually (indicative).

Cost of Living

To obtain a student visa, you will be required to provide evidence documents supporting your financial requirements, while studying in Ireland. We will guide you on these requirements and rules around the evidence to cover the costs of your stay, study and living expenses. You will be required to provide your proof of funds in the following manner:

Cost of student only – Evidence of funds to cover living expenses and your course fee. Evidence required is as below –

You must show evidence that you have immediate access to at least €7,000. This is the estimated cost of living in Ireland for a student for one academic year.

Evidence of fee payment – A valid receipt showing that the course fees have been lodged to an approved student fee payment service.

Partner and child – As a general rule non-EEA student coming to Ireland have no right to bring their family with them. Spouses, partners and children of non-EEA nationals can apply to enter and live in Ireland in their own right, but they cannot apply on the basis of their relationship to a non-EEA student. There are some exceptions to this rule, for example, for Ph.D. students or for students who can prove they have sufficient funds to support their family.

The below table indicates average rental expenses.

Accommodation typeExpenses (Indicative)
Shared Rental€400 to €500 per month
Private Accommodation (bills not included)€400 to €800 per month
  Accommodation (bills included)€500 to €1000 per month

Other Living Expenses

Groceries and eating out €250 – €350
Gas, electricity €30 – €50
Phone and Internet €20 – €30
Public transport €65 – €85
Entertainment€150 – €250