University of Limerick

University of Limerick


The University of Limerick (UL) is located on the west coast of Ireland along the picturesque River Shannon and enjoys an unspoiled natural environment blended with state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities.

With over 18,000 students and 2,000 staff, UL is ranked in top 500 universities in the latest QS World University Rankings.  UL is an energetic, research led and enterprising institution with a proud record in innovation and excellence in education, research and scholarship. The dynamic, entrepreneurial and pioneering values which drive UL’s mission and strategy ensure we capitalise on local, national and international engagement and connectivity.

UL offers more than 70 undergraduate programmes across Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Education and Health Sciences, Science and Engineering and the Kemmy Business School.  UL also delivers a strong postgraduate offering with more than 100 taught postgraduate programmes to Doctoral and Post-doctoral level.

UL has a wide range of professional, career-focused programmes many of which are recognised by key professional bodies. Objective evaluation and approval by industry experts guarantees that our programmes meet the best standards worldwide. We continue to develop and design programmes that facilitate flexible learning enabling the advancement of skills while in the workplace.  Our online portfolio of programmes allows professional learners greater opportunity to engage and maintains and improves professional competence and employability.  This flexibility allows organisations the opportunity to develop their employees so that they can fill current or future skills shortages.

UL was awarded prestigious 5-star rankings for graduate employability, innovation and knowledge transfer, teaching, engagement, internationalisation and infrastructure by QS Stars independent assessors.

Our role in EAGLE

University of Limerick is project lead on Work Package 3 (WP3) – Deliver Courses.

This work package will put into action the courses designed under WP2 and cover the gap of training of both professionals and job seekers on digital competences of the European SMEs.

UL has a formidable reputation in the delivery of blended programmes for work-based learners. The academic team that has earned this reputation will lead and support the EAGLE project.

This will involve –

  • Courses plan launch.
  • Enrolment period and selection process.
  • Course delivery.
  • Evaluation.