About Maynooth University
Maynooth University is an internationally recognised institution located 25 kilometres outside of Dublin, and is the nation’s fastest-growing university. Presently, Maynooth is one of four constituent universities of the National University of Ireland; in 2018 Maynooth placed in the top 100 universities under 50 years old in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.
On 16 June 2017, Maynooth University celebrated its 20th birthday, after establishing itself as an autonomous university in 1997. Yet, it traces its origins to the foundation of the Royal College of St. Patrick in 1795, drawing inspiration from a heritage that includes over 200 years of education and scholarship. Today, Maynooth University is a place of lively contrasts – a modern institution, dynamic, rapidly-growing, research-led and engaged, yet grounded in historic academic strengths and scholarly traditions.
Why Study in Maynooth?
There’s a lot to consider. With more than 12,000 students from over 90 countries, Maynooth offers a range of programmes at undergraduate, Master’s and PhD level. These fields of study span the humanities, science, and engineering, and social sciences, including business, law, and education departments. Presently, the University also offers a range of international programmes and partnerships.
Maynooth’s unique collegial culture encourages an interdisciplinary approach to research. Taking into consideration the world-class academics teaching there, who tackle some of the most fundamental challenges facing society today. The University’s research institutes and centres consolidate and deliver this impact as vibrant communities of learning, discovery, and creation. As a result, research at Maynooth also is very much central to its teaching. Currently, Maynooth University is among the top 400 universities in the world, as well as featuring in the top 200 European universities, and in the top 200 universities for international connections and outlook.
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