About National University of Ireland
Galway really is ‘a University city’ – the campus is in the heart of the city centre and students make up 20% of the population in Galway. Our student community are an essential part of Galway life
Founded in 1845, we've been inspiring students for 170 years. NUI Galway has earned international recognition as a research-led university with a commitment to top quality teaching.
About the University
With over 17,000 students and more than 2,400 staff, NUI Galway has a distinguished reputation for teaching and research excellence.
NUI Galway has earned national and international recognition as a research-led university with a commitment to top-quality teaching.
Our campus has been transformed over the past decade through our €400 million capital programme. With over 90 buildings on 105 hectares of land, the University is right in the heart of Galway city.
How We're Unique
From our position on the very edge of Europe, we reach out to the world, and we have the most diverse student body in Ireland. Irish language and culture, as well as volunteering and community outreach play a strong role in the student experience here.
Points of Interest
- City Centre