DBS Dublin

DBS Dublin

Studying in the heart of Dublin is an experience like no other — walking through its lively streets between classes will fill you with a palpable energy. Our prestigious partner school offers you an outstanding learning experience delivered by an award-winning team. The modern campus has three buildings, ideally located on George’s Street, and surrounded by cultural sites, historical buildings, shops, bars, and restaurants. You’ll enjoy its library, study and break-out areas, and canteens. Its 47 classrooms, equipped with the latest AV equipment, can hold between 30 and 150 students. This school is wheelchair accessible and free WiFi is available throughout the campus. 

School Highlights

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Key points

  • Winner of multiple Irish education awards and holds a 4 QS Star rating
  • Dedicated careers service to help students perfect their CV for their chosen career path
  • A state-of-the-art library, available 24/7 with over 40,000 print books

School facts

Available exams:
School size:
Disabled access
Free Wifi

Student facts

Minimum age:
years old
Average age:
years old
Maximum students in class:


QQI Award

Student nationalities

      United States


ESL schools guarantee the same excellent standards for accommodation as they do for teaching. We take great pleasure in helping you find the most suitable accommodation for you.


Host family

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The Irish are well known for their hospitality, and staying with a host family as you study English in Dublin gives you the ideal opportunity to get to know them better! Independently inspected, and police-certified, your host will help you find the best spots in the local area while giving you an inside look into Irish customs and culture.  Each host will provide you with a single room and half board, they are located in the suburbs with excellent travel links to the city. Overall, this option is a great way for you to settle into Dublin after you arrive.  

Brickworks Residence

ESL Brickworks residence Kaplan Dublin

This residence offers a social atmosphere, lively surroundings and a rooftop terrace that provides jaw-dropping views of the gorgeous Dublin cityscape – all just 25 minutes’ walk from school! Students can expect a single room in a shared apartment with 6-8 other students. Each room has an ensuite bathroom, whiteboard, double bed, desk, and chair. Students will need to cater for themselves using the fully stocked kitchen of each apartment. The residence will provide linen we recommend students bring their own towel. Students have several shared facilities to use and socialize with their new friends. Facilities include a 24-hour gym, lounge area, game room, rooftop terrace and free tea and coffee. Overall, this residence is perfect for students who want to experience the social, energetic atmosphere of Dublin.


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Please note that this school offers a variety of accommodation options ranging from homestays, short-term accommodation, residential colleges, and more. Please contact an ESL advisor for further information.

Why choose our accommodation

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Guaranteed Accommodation

Finding the right accommodation can be stressful. That’s why we guarantee that we’ll find the perfect housing option for you before you even land in your destination.

Convenient Transport

Our accommodation is hand-picked to make sure your journey to the classroom is as safe, reliable, and smooth as possible.

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Safer and more comfortable

All of our accommodation options are rigorously screened to ensure you know exactly what you’re getting when you make the choice to book your program.