Ireland is a part of European Union and is a very dynamic and modern country with a young population one of the fastest growing economics in the world. The country also boasts the highest quality of life in the world, ranking first in the Economist Intelligence Units Quality-of-life index. Ireland has topped a list of the Worlds Friendliest Countries in a survey drawn up by the Lonely Planet travel guide group. Irish universities are in the top 1% of research institutions in the world in terms of research impact in 19 fields. This creates a unique opportunity for you at undergraduate and postgraduate level to join research programmes that are driving innovation and changing lives worldwide. It is one of the best education systems in Europe with a history rich in tradition and learning. Quality education leading to rapid growth of economy. Ireland is also where some of the world’s biggest and best companies have located key, strategic research facilities.