You will need a visa if you are a citizen of one of the countries whose nationals require a visa to enter Ireland. You can find detailed information on the application procedures on the website of the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service (INIS). It is advisable to check their website before applying for your visa, to make sure that you have the most up-to-date information.

You can read this list of frequently asked questions about visas.

Please note that Ireland is not part of the Schengen Agreement.

We can supply you with a letter to support your application once you have registered for the summer school. Please contact us at If your visa application is refused, we will refund you the full fee – but you must send us a copy of the refusal.

If you need a visa allow for plenty of time!