University of Limerick

University of Limerick is one of 16 universities included in U-Multirank for Ireland. University of Limerick is a large public university located in Limerick with 13393 students enrolled (2018 data or latest available). It was founded in 1989. With regard to the scope of its subjects and degree programmes offered, the University of Limerick is a comprehensive institution. The University of Limerick graduation rate is 97,11 for bachelors (A score) and 93,96 for masters (B score). As made clear by its sunburst chart – a snapshot illustration of the university’s performance profile across the five U-Multirank dimensions – the University of Limerick is strongest in Research. Its overall profile shows top performance across various indicators, with 13 ‘A’ (very good) scores overall. For a comprehensive overview of this university’s performance, see its complete performance scores in the tables below.

University of Limerick
Plassey
V94 T9PX Limerick
Ireland
353 61 202700

http://www.ul.ie

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Compare University of Limerick to other universities

U-Multirank's unique 'Sunburst chart' gives an illustration of a university's performance profile across the five U-Multirank dimensions. These are indicated in different colours. For instance, the teaching and learning dimension is symbolised by the colour green. Each 'sunray' represents one of the thirty plus U-Multirank indicators. The longer the ray, the better the performance of an institution on the selected indicator: a full-length ray stands for 'top group' performance, whereas a short ray means 'weak' performance. A missing sunray indicates that the specific data indicator is not available. An institution's performance in an indicator can be identified by moving the cursor over the rays. A key guard for the sunburst chart is provided here .

Explanation for sunburst
Teaching & Learning
Score
Grade
Other universities

Gender balance

0.06

A

Bachelor graduation rate

97.11

%
A

0

100

Masters graduation rate

93.96

%
B

0

100

Graduating on time (bachelors)

80.99

%
B

0

100

Graduating on time (masters)

88.18

%
B

0

100

Relative BA graduate unemployment

2

%

Relative MA graduate unemployment

3

%

Relative graduate unemployment long first degree

Graduating on time (long first degree)

Graduation rate long first degree

Research
Score
Grade
Other universities

Citation rate

1.17

A

0.08

2.53

Research publications (absolute numbers)

3,201

B

1

67,252

Research publications (size-normalised)

0.239

A

0

13.53

External research income

47.57

B

0

282.88

Art related output

0.49

A

0

1.99

Top cited publications

12.1

%
A

0

34.2

Interdisciplinary publications

10.8

B

0

24.6

Post-doc positions

25.98

%
A

0

100

Professional publications

0.9

A

0

60.62

Open Access Publications

14

%
D

Knowledge Transfer
Score
Grade
Other universities

Co-publications with industrial partners

3.6

%
C

0

29.9

Income from private sources

5.1

D

0

236.5

Patents awarded (absolute numbers)

35

B

0

2,416

Patents awarded (size-normalised)

2.613

A

0

483.1

Industry co-patents

8.571

%
C

0

100

Spin-offs

2.33

D

0

222.2

Publications cited in patents

0.91

%
A

0

5.2

Income from continuous professional development

0.58

%
D

0

100

Graduate companies

0

81.5

International Orientation
Score
Grade
Other universities

Foreign language bachelor programmes

0

100

Foreign language long first degree programmes

Foreign language master programmes

0

100

Student mobility

0.2

A

0

1

International academic staff

30.06

%
A

0

100

International joint publications

58.5

%
A

8.3

91.4

International doctorate degrees

34.65

%
B

0

100

Regional Engagement
Score
Grade
Other universities

Bachelor graduates working in the region

59

%
B

0

100

Master graduates working in the region

52

%
B

0

100

Student internships in the region

65

%
C

0

100

Regional joint publications

2.8

%
D

0

84.5

Income from regional sources

5.7

%
D

0

100

Regional Publications with Industrial Partners

4.3

D

General
Score
Grade
Other universities

Female academic staff

43

%
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