Saor-Ollscoil na hÉireann (Free University of Ireland) provides third level education to mature students (over 20 years of age) in the area of the humanities and social sciences. The University makes awards in the Liberal Arts at BA, MA and PhD levels.
Places are offered through an informal interview process.
Open entry - no Leaving Cert. points required to register.
No exams - the degrees is awarded on the basis of course work and a Thesis completed at the students pace. (Read more)
The Saor-Ollscoil concept of Education is one of fitting people to their Environment, so that they may live wisely in relation to it. It is the function of any University to study the human environment, to conduct research into it, and to hand on the results of its research for the benefit of all who wish to live wisely. The Saor-Ollscoil caters for that proportion of the Irish Adult population capable of profiting by study in a creative non-rigid, credit system structure, leading to a Degree. (Read More)
We have introduced a new Short Course timetable for Term 2 of the 2018/2019 Academic year.
New Students may register for these classes from January to May 2019. Registration fee for these courses is €250 and entitles students to attend all short courses.
This is an excellent opportunity to sample our unique learning environment. We look forward to meeting you and welcome you onboard.
Our new Short Course timetable is available to view on the Timetable Page. Click to view Timetable page