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Ireland

Irish Medical Council*

http://www.medicalcouncil.ie/

Duration and levels of accreditation

2 – 4 years

Accreditation standards

http://www.medicalcouncil.ie/Education/Career-Stage-Undergraduate/Quality-Assurance/Medical-School-Accreditation/

Evaluation process

Self-evaluation, site visits

Outcome/consequences of accreditation

Mandatory

The Irish Medical Council can recommend to the government to rescind a school’s qualification.

Description of accreditation organization

Independent Entity

* This accrediting agency is currently recognized by the World Federation for Medical Education (WFME) Programme for Recognition of Accreditation Agencies. This recognition by WFME does not imply that all medical schools operating in this country are currently accredited by the agency. Please refer to the accrediting agency directly for information regarding the accreditation status of specific medical schools.

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[Last update: June 11, 2020]