University of Limerick

Limerick, Republic of Ireland
University of Limerick Landing
Image by William Murphy/ Flickr


University of Limerick (UL) is located in the western part of Ireland, on the banks of the River Shannon. It has over 16'500 students, including more than 2'000 international students each year. The university covers over 360 acres of land, which is about the size of 244 standard rugby fields. The University of Limerick was the first university in the Republic of Ireland to receive the Athena Swan Silver Award in 2022.

The QS rankings awarded UL the prestigious 5-star ranking in graduate employability, teaching, internationalization, and other areas.

UL has an reputable Computing/ Engineering department with a strong reputation for teaching quality in Computing. The university has 400 PhD researchers and research institutes: Bernal, Lero, and MACSI.

Computer Systems
Computer Games Development
Cyber Security and IT Forensics
Software Engineering
Bachelor degrees
Master degrees
PhD & Doctoral degrees

Quick Facts

#QS Five Star Rating

#351-400 QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023: Computer Science and Information Systems

# Accreditation by Engineers Ireland

Are there any scholarships? Yes
To which regions available? Global
Full Tuition Fee Scholarship? Yes
Is there any accommodation? Yes
To which regions is accommodation available? All
What type of accommodation is it? University owned