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National University Of Ireland Galway (NUI Galway)


NUI Galway has been named Irish University of the Year 2022 in this year’s edition of The Sunday Times Good University Guide.

National University of Ireland Galway is one of Ireland’s oldest and most prestigious universities, with a distinguished record in teaching and research. For over 175 years, NUI Galway has been welcoming students and researchers from all over the world.

Ideally located in the city of Galway, the university offers a broad range of internationally recognised programmes in a welcoming academic community. We are located at the edge of Europe at the heart of a distinct and vibrant region, renowned for its unique culture, creative industries, medical technologies, marine ecology and economy, and our innovation.

At NUI Galway we encourage our students to develop original thinking, push boundaries and participate in finding solutions for global challenges. Our research benefits humanity, society and the economy.

NUI Galway is recognised in the top 2% Universities in the QS World University Rankings. We are one of Ireland’s top universities for graduate employability, 94% of our most-recently surveyed postgraduate students are in employment or further education within six months of graduating and NUI Galway has been named Irish University of the Year 2022 in this year’s edition of The Sunday Times Good University Guide.

Galway is one of five global hubs for biomedicine, with 8 of the top 10 global med-tech firms based in Galway. The city is also an ICT hotspot, with Ireland being home to 8 of the top 10 global ICT companies. At NUI Galway we want to build on your passion for learning and encourage and support your desire to develop as a person, to explore new interests and to remain curious. Here is where you will be given the support, knowledge, skills and self- confidence to achieve your goals and reach your full potential.

"NUI Galway is an amazing place to study and we would love you to join us here. The University offers great teaching from dedicated and world leading academics, in a friendly, diverse and well equipped environment. NUI Galway is part of the beautiful and vibrant city of Galway where there is something for everyone. As a University we are proud to be known worldwide and look forward to welcoming you as part of the NUI Galway family." - Professor Becky Whay, Vice President International at NUI Galway.

Find our more on our website, visit our facebook page or watch some of our videos on our YouTube channel.

To view more about our courses download our Undergraduate Prospectus or our Postgraduate Prospectus

Student Life

NUI Galway has a rich and varied student life offering a wealth of experience outside the classroom. With over 110 societies and over 50 clubs you can share your passion for your favourite sports, hobbies and interests with other students.

Contact Us


National University of Ireland, Galway University Road, H91 TK33
Galway, Ireland

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