About Hibernia College
Flexible, blended learning
Hibernia College is a leader in pioneering new education technologies and embracing change in the ever-evolving world of education.
We have developed a model of online education that continually builds on the interactions between students and faculty and helps people meet their academic and professional goals.
Founded by Dr Seán Rowland in 2000, Hibernia College follows an ambitious and forward-thinking strategy in order to play a leading role in education for the future.
Dr Rowland brought together colleagues from the corporate, education and technology communities to establish Hibernia College, Ireland’s first third-level institution to offer accredited courses online.
We aspire to be a leading, high-quality educational institution of national and international importance, delivering distinctive technology-enhanced educational opportunities for our students to prepare them for complex professional roles in a rapidly changing technological world.
Our Purpose and Vision
Our purpose is to make learning easy, engaging and accessible so that people can fulfil their potential and realise their ambitions. Our vision is to be valued, respected and trusted as an organisation that, through outstanding learning experiences, enables people to reach their learning goals.
About the College
Lifelong professional support in fellow Hibernia College Alumni
A supportive community, online and offline
Meet the Faculty
Our faculty prioritise the interests of students and are experts in their fields. They actively engage in research and pursue wide-ranging research interests while creating a supportive learning environment.
Key People at Hibernia College
Our team has a combined wealth of experience across multiple sectors to provide the leadership Hibernia College has leveraged to consistently offer the best in blended learning.
Memberships and Accreditation
Our academic programmes are validated by Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI) and are accredited by the relevant professional accreditation bodies, including The Teaching Council and the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland. We are a proud member of the Higher Education Colleges Association (HECA) and the European Distance and E-Learning Network (EDEN), and we have held an Erasmus+ Charter since October 2016.