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)
2018/2019 Academic year Lectures commence on Monday 1st October 2018 at 6.30p.m.
A complete timetable will be available on the Timetable page shortly.
Brochures are available from the Public Libraries.
Registration and Open Days for the 2018/2019 Academic year are set for Monday 17th, Tuesday 18th and Wednesday 19th of September from 4.00p.m. to 8.00p.m.
Registration forms may also be downloaded, completed, and returned to us by post. (Click here)
We look forward to welcoming back our current students and also meeting new students.