Ireland University Application Deadlines

Ireland University Deadlines

University Application Deadlines in Ireland

Key dates for university entry in Ireland

Before beginning your application it is important to familiarise yourself with key Central Applications Office (CAO) deadlines.

Important Application Deadlines

All CAO deadlines for courses in Ireland can be found below, but February 1st is the most important deadline you must remember when applying, as that is the initial closing date. Key dates in the CAO application cycle include:

Applicants outside the EU need not submit their university applications through the CAO. International students should contact their preferred Irish university’s admissions office directly or check the relevant website for more information.

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Application deadlines vary for different courses and universities. If you are unsure which deadlines to meet, a free consultation with SI-Ireland’s education consultants can help answer your questions.

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