Letterkenny Institute of Technology

Letterkenny, Ireland
Established 1971
Famous Courses
Accounting, Computing, Science


Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT) fosters one of the most progressive learning environments in Ireland, attracting a diverse student body of more than 4,000 students from Ireland and 31 countries across the globe. LYIT offers a number of courses ranging from Business, Engineering, Computers and Science to Medicine.

The non-profit public institute has partnerships with over 60 universities world over and offers courses ranging from undergraduate and postgraduate to doctoral level. The Letterkenny campus is the main one with another campus in Killybegs, Ireland’s prime seaport. The modern campuses provide academic learning along with practical experiences, focused on increasing the economic prospects of the youth.

Services for International Students

LYIT provides excellent student support services on campus such as counselling, careers services, learning support and welfare. The Institute possesses resources such as graphic design studios, laboratories, nursing resources, a well equipped library, a gym, sports and recreational facilities as well as restaurant and food services.


A variety of accommodation for LYIT is available near campus at affordable prices. LYIT approved accommodation such as Court Manor House Apartments, Pearl House Apartments and Duffys Lane Townhouse are available within walking distance from the campus and shops, restaurants, pubs and theatres. There are also other student centered apartments, shared houses and homestays available.


LYIT’s two campuses are based in County Donegal, with one in Letterkenny, the commercial hub of the county, and the other in Killybegs, a picturesque town and Ireland’s prime sea port.