A placement alongside a physiotherapist in Ireland gives you the chance to see a range of treatment methods applied, including exercise, manipulation, mobilisation, massage and electrotherapy.

You’ll be following and organizing treatment plans, instructing patients in exercise therapy and mobility aids, monitoring and reporting patient progress, and adjusting equipment to meet patient needs. You’ll see and learn the communication skills to encourage, challenge and motivate patients.

Interns may observe and assist with caring for patients in rehabilitation centers, children and adults with disabilities, or those suffering from sport injuries.

It’s an invaluable way to apply your studies to a real clinical setting, learn best practices in a hands-on way, and to experience another country’s health system and policies.

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Colin Turner from Colby Sawyer College in New Hampshire did a Physical Therapy Internship in 2017 in County Kildare, Ireland.

At A Glance
Physical Therapy in Ireland
Start Date
Determined by Student
8, 10 or 12 Weeks
Apply By
12 weeks prior to start date

8 week programme: €5235

10 week programme: €6045

12 week programme: €6675

What's included?
Airfare, materials for placement, mandatory health insurance, lunches and spending money aren’t included.
Application fee

€95 Non refundable

Commitment fee

€500 Non refundable

up to €1000