University of Limerick

About University of Limerick

The University of Limerick is a distinctive, pioneering and connected university that shapes the future through educating and empowering people to meet the real challenges of tomorrow. At a time of profound and rapid societal change and a significant evolution in the role of universities UL has delivered innovative teaching, created better learning experiences for our students, undertaken world-class research and made ever-stronger contributions to meeting Ireland's needs. We can currently boast the best completion rates in the country and, even more importantly in these present times, UL has the best employment rates after graduation, a record of which we are very proud. UL also attracts a significant number of international students each year contributing to the internationalisation of our campus.

UL offers a range of programmes up to doctorate and post doctorate levels in the disciplines of Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, Business, Education, Health Sciences, Science and Engineering.  The University of Limerick has four academic faculties.

  • Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Education & Health Sciences
  • Kemmy Business School
  • Science & Engineering

Professor Don Barry is the President of the University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland and as the Chief Executive Officer is ultimately responsible for all of the operations of the University. Overall management of the University's affairs is the responsibility of the Executive Committee of the University.  

University Governance

The University of Limerick operates under the aegis of the Universities Act, 1997. Overall authority for the affairs of the University is vested by the State in the Governing Authority of the University of Limerick. The Governing Authority, a 34-member body, is appointed in accordance with the Universities Act.

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