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University of Galway


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Address:International Affairs Office, NUI Galway, University Road, Galway
Tel:+353 (0)91 495277

Why study at University of Galway (formerly National University of Ireland, Galway)?

  1. NUI Galway is internationally recognised for its excellence, and we were counted among the Top 1% of universities worldwide in 2017 in the QS World University Rankings. In the past five years, NUI Galway has been the only university in Ireland to rise consistently in the most competitive World University Rankings. Both the QS and Times Higher Education Rankings have placed the University in a higher position year-on-year.
  2. NUI Galway has been named 'University of the Year 2018' in the Sunday Times University Guide, securing the prestigious accolade for a third time, having won the inaugural title in 2002 and again in 2009.
  3. NUI Galway is Ireland’s top University for employability – with over 98% of our graduates employed or in further study within six months of graduating.
  4. NUI Galway is one of Ireland's most international universities and Galway is Ireland's most diverse city. NUI Galway over 3,000 from over 110 countries to study here each year. Located on the edge of Europe, Galway has a long history of reaching out to the world. We are consistently named among the world's friendliest cities.
  5. NUI Galway has established partnerships with some of the key cultural organisations in the region to boost teaching and research in the arts. Galway is renowned as a place where arts and culture are celebrated, reinterpreted and shared with the world and has been designated European Capital of Culture 2020. The University will be a key player in what will be a celebration of Galway's unique spirit of creativity and our shared European culture.