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Irish Universities and Medical Schools Consortium (IUMC) - supporting international students

The lrish Universities and Medical Schools Consortium (IUMC) consists of Ireland’s oldest and most prestigious universities

The 4 IUMC partners are government institutions and rank in the top 1% of universities

worldwide. For over 30 years the IUMC has been accepting international students on to their programmes. The overseeing committee of the IUMC consortium consists of the Dean of the 4 medical schools within the partner universities.

The IUMC’s main office outside of Ireland is based in Malaysia. Our office guides students throughout the application process, interviews, accommodation and enrolment onto their degree programme in Ireland.

IUMC work to support international (non-UK/EU) students. Home students (UK/EU) would need to apply through the CAO.


  • Apply to all 4 universities with 1 application

  • Discounted fees for IUMC students

  • Support from application to enrolment from the IUMC office

  • Local IUMC support when students arrive in Ireland

  • World class, student-centered education – internationally recognised degrees

  • Early patient contact starting from Year 1 of the programme

  • Research led universities, high-ranking medical schools & world-class facilities

  • Early instruction on research methodology and opportunities for research

  • Collaborations with medical schools worldwide and opportunities to travel

  • Students in a clinical setting almost full time from the 2nd semester of year 3

  • Safe, friendly and welcoming country for international students

4.4 IUMC - Brochure_2022 (1)
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3. IUMC - Application Timeline 2022
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