INSPIRING MINDS SINCE 1845
ABOUT UNIVERSITY OF GALWAY
Founded in 1845, University of Galway has been inspiring students for 175 years. University of Galway has earned international recognition as a research-led university with a commitment to top-quality teaching. Now home to 18,000 students, including over 3,500 international students coming from over 110 countries, the university is one of the most international universities in Ireland.
Irish University of the Year 2022 (Sunday Times)
in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings globally (Galway is committed to a sustainable campus and future) and Number 1 in Ireland
Most Charming City Galway (by the New York Times)
of undergraduates and 94% of postgraduates in employment or studying further within six months of graduating
STUDY AT UNIVERSITY OF GALWAY
On the western edge of Europe on the beautiful, rugged, Wild Atlantic Coast, the city of Galway is rated Ireland’s most charming city (by New York Times).
A top 30 most beautiful campuses in Europe. The unique combination of a bustling city and a thriving university means that Galway has something to offer everyone.
Galway is a cultural centre, the European Capital of Culture in 2020. Visitors from all around the world visit its many festivals such as the International Festival of Literature, the Galway International Arts Festival, the Galway Races and the Oyster Festival. Galway is steeped in cultural heritage with a vibrant performing arts scene.