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 - degree are 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)
A 2016/2017 Timetable is available on the Timetable page.
2016/2017 Academic year Lectures commenced on the 3rd of October 2016
For anybody interested in joining us (and who did not have the opportunity to register for a college place on registration days), late registrations will still be accepted for unfilled courses. Registration can be completed before lectures on evenings during term 1.