How to Apply

placeholder imageDepending on whether you are a Non-EU student or an Erasmus+ student the application process differs. Both processes are outlined below. 

Non-EU Students

Our online application system is now open for Non-EU applicants.

Non-EU applicants can apply online by clicking here to access our online application system.

You should apply before the 30th May for a September intake. You are advised to apply early to avoid disappointment.

For any other queries not relating to applications email:

Erasmus+ Students 

ATU Donegal give Erasmus students the option to study for one or two semesters. Students can select modules from one course only (please see courses listed on the application form and subsequent modules here).

Entry to courses is subject to change and therefore is not guaranteed.

Application and Nomination deadlines:

Winter term / Full Year 1st May
Spring Term 1st November

The application process is as follows:

Step 1

After you are nominated by your Home Coordinator, you will be sent a link to the Application Form. Please submit ONE application form before the deadline.

Step 2

Please email the following documents to

  • Transcript of Records of previous academic year (in English) - Design and Creative Media programmes will have to demonstrate artistic / creative ability and are required to submit an online portfolio
  • Proof of English Proficiency
  • Copy of Passport – photo page

Step 3

All applications will be processed other the deadline (1st May for Semester 1 and 1st November for Semester 2)
Once assessed, we will be in touch regarding the next steps including how to book accommodation.