Your Pathway To Success

For over 50 years The Institute of Education has been providing international students with a globally recognised pathway to top universities in Ireland, the UK and elsewhere.

Our range of tailored academic programmes allow international students to achieve a globally recognised qualification and transform their academic aspirations into reality.

2024/25 International Prospectus

The Institute of Education is Ireland’s largest 6th form college providing 1, 2 and 3 year pathway programmes to Irish, UK and Global Universities for 15-19 year old students. Students from over 20 countries study with over 1,000 Irish students preparing for University admission. There are lots of great reasons to choose the Institute of Education, download our prospectus to find out more.

Want To Join Our School?

To learn more about the admissions process and your pathway to a top university, please contact our friendly and supportive International Office.

Why Choose Us?

With an unrivaled history of innovation and academic success, We are now the largest feeder school into Irish universities.

We are ambitious for our students and do everything we can to help them achieve exceptional academic and personal success.

“I did my Leaving Certificate in The Institute of Education and am now studying medicine in the Royal College of Surgeons. The Institute of Education opened many doors for me.”

Muhammad, past pupil

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We’re Here To Support You

We provide international students with exceptional academic and personal support throughout their time at our school.

From initial contact with our friendly International Office, through to admissions, induction, academic mentoring and university application, we’re with you every step of the way.

“I’m extremely glad that I made the decision to come to the Institute. The school is full of like minded students who have a drive to succeed and the teachers are incredible.”

Ray, past pupil


Meet Our Students

Read what our current and past international students and their families have to say about their experience of living in Ireland and studying at The Institute of Education.

“The teachers here are amazing! Everything is very accessible and clearly explained, they give very convenient notes and pay great attention to students’ questions.”

Arina, Russia, current 6th year student

A Home From Home

From professionally run, fully supervised student residences to a supportive, homestay with a carefully selected host family, our international students have a range of high-quality, safe and secure accommodation options to choose from.

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About Our Fees

For information on the fees for the 2023/24 academic year please fill out the following enquiry form.

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About Ireland

Our school is situated in the heart of Dublin, Ireland’s capital city. Ireland is home to Europe’s youngest and best-educated population and our students benefit from all this small, safe and cosmopolitan city has to offer.

Have A Question?

Want to find out more about the programmes we offer? Fill out an enquiry form and a member of our International Office will contact you as soon as possible.

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