You can also contact Jennifer Cleary (Network Manager) or Dr. Magdalena Wislocka (Network Assistant) at the Irish Universities Association Research Mobility Office. This office provides researchers with comprehensive advice on research mobility in Europe and the accommodation programme www.euraxess.ie/ A non-EEA researcher admissions programme has been in operation since the end of 2007. More information about the program is available on the Website of the Ministry of Business, Business and Innovation, available on the hosting Agreement Scheme - Department of Business, Enterprise - Innovation. The immigration rules for third-country nationals who are subject to the scheme and who arrive in Ireland are presented below. In order to qualify for a hosting contract, the proposed employee must have all the details of the programme at the following address: dbei.gov.ie/en/What-We-Do/Innovation-Research-Development/Hosting-Agreement-Scheme/ EURAXESS Ireland deals with accommodation agreements on behalf of the Ministry of Enterprise, Enterprise and Innovation (DBEI). More than 4,500 researchers from all disciplines have used the program since its launch in 2007. Yes, the spouses of a researcher who enter into a hospitality agreement receive an immigration stamp (1G) and may work without a work authorization. After accreditation, research organizations can issue accommodation agreements directly to researchers from third countries - accommodation agreements do not need to be reviewed by the Department.

The Irish Universities Association (IUA) manages the day-to-day implementation of the program on behalf of the ministry and maintains a database of all accommodation agreements issued by research organizations and directly linked to the Garda National Immigration Office (GNIB). After receiving the accommodation arrangement forms, the human resources department will be; For more information on the hosting system, visit our Fast Track Work Permit Scheme (599.09 KB) for more information about the system below, as well as via the Euraxess Ireland Mobility Portal portal based at IUA. Euraxess Ireland provides a number of consulting services to mobile researchers and is linked to a chain of Euraxess portals in 40 EU countries and associated countries. Accreditation under the plan is generally granted for a period of five years, but may be renewed for a further five years on the basis of a signed letter confirming compliance with the system`s criteria.