Who we are

Established in 1849, the School of Law at NUI Galway delivers innovative legal education in a dynamic school dedicated to impactful, high quality legal research. With 800 undergraduate and postgraduate students, over 40 staff, a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and exciting clinical legal education opportunities the School emphasises student-focused, research-led teaching delivered in a supportive and intellectually challenging environment.Image of the quadrangle in NUI Galway in sunlight

It hosts the internationally renowned Irish Centre for Human Rights and the Centre for Disability Law & Policy; both centres with established reputations as world leaders in their fields. The School is passionate about research that meets the highest standards of scholarship, informs student learning and engages with current societal challenges, impacting public debate and informing government policy.

We strive to foster a strong community of students and graduates through our student Law Society, Alunmi networks and regular events and conferences.

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Contact Information

School of Law

National University of Ireland,
Galway, University Road, Galway, Ireland.
Office hours:  11.00 - 13.00, 14.15 - 17.00
Phone: +353 (0)91 524411; Direct: +353 (0)91 492389, Fax: +353 (0) 91 494506
Email: law@nuigalway.ie

Wonder where to find us? Consult the NUI Galway Campus Map

Irish Centre for Human Rights

National University of Ireland,
Galway, University Road, Galway, Ireland.
Phone: +353 (0)91 493948; Fax: +353 (0) 91 494575
Email: humanrights@nuigalway.ie

Centre for Disability Law & Policy

National University of Ireland,
Galway, University Road, Galway, Ireland.

Phone: +353 (0)91 495888; SMS/Text: +353 (0)87 6660634, Fax: +353 (0) 91 495569
Email: info.cdlp@nuigalway.ie