Providers of Higher Education

This list of Higher Education institutions in Ireland identifies institutions which provide higher education programmes leading to awards included in the National Framework for Qualifications. These institutions:

  • are established under an Act of the Oireachtas (Parliament) OR
  • are in receipt of State aid.

Potential applicants are advised to contact each institution via the web-link provided on the list.

There are also private higher education institutions in Ireland, offering programmes that are validated by the Quality Qualifications Ireland (QQI). A full list of these providers can be found on the QQI website.

The Minister of Education and Skills cannot give advice on the content of courses offered by course providers.  Queries in relation to courses and course content should be directed to the providers themselves.