Faculty-led Summer Study Abroad Programmes

NUI Galway has been a base for successful faculty-led study abroad programmes since the early 1990s, providing a unique opportunity for immersion into the academic and cultural life of our 165-year-old University.

NUI Galway offers modern, state-of-the-art facilities and, with close proximity to vibrant Galway city centre and many of Ireland’s most famous tourist attractions, it provides students with an inspirational learning environment and an overall enriching student experience.

‌Full access to campus facilities, from accommodation to the James Hardiman Library, is provided on a booked basis for visiting university groups.

Faculty Led Study Abroad Group

Visiting groups are usually accompanied and taught by home Faculty. However, there is also the option of booking NUI Galway Faculty to teach a number of classes.

University Facts & Figures

  • Established in 1845
  • 18,000 students
  • Among the Top 1% of Universities, according to QS
  • Ranked 243 in the world in the QS World University Rankings
  • Linked with 120 universities across the globe
  • Ranked in the Top 200 Most International Universities
  • Identified as one of the Top 30 Most Beautiful Universities in Europe
  • Notable NUI Galway alumni include Martin Sheen and President Michael D. Higgins
  • Consists of 5 Colleges: College of Arts, Social Sciences and Celtic Studies; College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences; College of Business, Public Policy and Law; College of Science; College of Engineering and Informatics

About Galway City

  • Galway is located on the West Coast of Ireland, along the Wild Atlantic Way
  • Home to world-renowned summer festivals, such as the Galway International Arts Festival
  • Galway is a vibrant city steeped in history and culture
  • Close to famous tourist attractions such as Connemara and the Cliffs of Moher
  • Officially designated as the European Capital of Culture 2020
  • Officially awarded a European Region of Gastronomy 2018
  • Dubbed ‘Ireland's Most Charming City’ by the New York Times in 2016
  • Voted as the ‘friendliest city in the World’ by US magazine ‘Travel + Leisure’ in 2015

‌Make an Enquiry

For further information, simply send us an email or call 00353 91 492264.

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