Welcome to NUI Galway’s International Summer School.  Each year the University welcomes over 300 hundred summer school students with an interest in Irish Studies, Education in Ireland, Irish Language, English Language, Play Therapy, Ecology, Archaeology and Geology.

The summer school courses on offer will bring you a rich and diverse perspective of the subject area, and are taught by expert lecturers and educational professionals who have a vast range of knowledge of their subject matter.

Educational field trips are an integral part of the summer school courses and will provide you with an opportunity to gain hands-on knowledge of your specialism to its fullest extent. During your stay, you will also have time to explore Galway City and many other parts of Ireland which are within easy of the region.

Business and International Management Summer School

Ecology: Living Landscapes in the West of Ireland Summer School
English Language Centre
Education in Ireland Summer School
Irish Language Summer School
Irish Studies Summer School
Practice Based Play Therapy (P Cert/Dip) 
Achill Archaeological Field School
Burren Geology School
Caherconnell Archaeological Field School
Galway Archaeological Field School
The Irish Fieldschool of Prehistoric Archaeology




  • Ecology

    Ecology PDF (176KB)

  • Irish Studies Handbook

    Irish Studies Handbook PDF (2.4MB)

  • Irish Language Handbook

    Irish Language Handbook PDF (1.3MB)

  • Education in Ireland

    Education in Ireland PDF (2MB)