Studying in Europe is a real option and has many benefits that you may or may not have considered

Did You Know?

  • Many courses are taught through English.
  • You can bring your SUSI Maintenance Grant with you (if you eligible).
  • High quality education on offer, fully aligned with Irish Qualification standards.
  • Flexible entry requirements.
  • Free or low fees.
  • It is a huge boost your career when you show international experience.
  • the range of educational, training and career options are wide and varied.

If you have any questions about Studying in Europe, you can chat online to a trained Youth Information Officer or leave us a message and we can get back to you.

Useful websites providing information on Studying in Europe?

To help get focused you may find the PLOTEUS database a good jumping off point. PLOTEUS aims to help students, job seekers, workers, parents, guidance counsellors and teachers to find information about studying in Europe. – or more specifically

Courses available in European Colleges/ Universities

Every country has a searchable database to see what courses are on offer.  So if you would like to find out more on the available options, on applying and other practical matters there are many websites at your fingertips.

Study in Finland

Study in Denmark

Courses taught through English in Europe

Thousands of courses are taught through English in Europe.  Each country has searchable database to see what courses are on offer – 

Study in Finland

Study in Denmark

Can I get my SUSI grant when studying abroad?

Answer: The Maintenance Grant is the only funding available to eligible Undergraduate Students pursuing approved courses outside the Irish State. The fee grant is not available to students studying outside the State. The maintenance grant funding is available for undergraduate study only.  The only exception to this is for students attending postgraduate courses in four approved institutions in Northern Ireland.

Will Brexit affect my SUSI Grant if I am studying in UK from Ireland

You apply for maintenance grant through SUSI – Brexit will not affect the grants available to eligible student. s:// You can also check out tuition loans for international students through UK system.

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Europe is Open to You

This booklet designed to take the mystery away from studying in Europe.


It gives tips and useful websites so that you can find out more about the amazing chances available to you.

Susan from Crosscare Youth Info Service has been involved with Euroguidance, Eurodesk and Nicola from Youth Work Ireland to produce it.

For a hardcopy contact any of us and we will be able to send it to you.  You can also download a pdf of Europe is Open to You

Europe is Open to You

If you can’t find the information that you need about studying in Europe we are here to help you.