General Information

Please see below for general information on the summer programmes

General Information

Tuition and Fees

Fees are listed separately for each course. Included are tuition costs, educational tours, theatre visits and a social programme.
Payment should be made ONLINE when applying or by International Bankers Draft orMoney Order (drawn on a Bank) or by Electronic Funds Transfer (Bank details supplied on request)
The Balance of tuition/fees and accommodation payments must be finalised by May 30, 2014.

Accommodation

The following accommodation options are available to Irish Studies and Education in Ireland students:

Family Guesthouse

Students may live in family owned guesthouses adjacent to the University.   A full Irish breakfast will be provided by their hosts as part of the overall cost   A full Irish breakfast will be provided by their hosts as part of the overall cost. Accommodation costs are listed separately for each programme. A supplementary charge of €150 will apply for single room accommodation.

Student Residences

Students may choose to stay at residences available to the University. Accommodation charges are listed separately for each programme, based on self-catering.  Breakfast and luncheon will be available in the Campus Restaurants, or may be obtained in any of Galway’s hotels, restaurants or bistros. Dinner may also be obtained locally.  Details of the cost of living in Ireland will be supplied on request.

Credits and Enrolments

Credits are offered at graduate and undergraduate levels, see each programme for details. Assessment will be based on attendance and completion of appropriate written assignments or examinations as prescribed by each Course Director. Special graduate level assignments are arranged for students requiring graduate credits. Courses may be attended also on a non-credit basis.

Transcripts

Official transcripts are processed after course completion.  Transcript Request Forms are distributed during the programme.

Past students may request transcripts by completing the attached transcript request form

Tours and Social Events

Tours for each programme will be selected, inclusive in the cost, from the following: Aran Islands; Donegal, Derry, and Giant's Causeway; the Dingle Peninsula, Co. Kerry; Clonmacnoise, Newgrange, the Boyne Valley; Yeats’s sites in Sligo and South Galway. There will be visits also to An Taibhdhearc, Galway’s Gaelic Theatre or Druid Theatre.

Tuition and Fees

Fees are listed separately for each course. Payment should be made by International Bankers Draft or Money Order (drawn on a Bank) or by Electronic Funds Transfer. first tab

International Bank Draft payable to National University of Ireland, Galway, should be sent to Summer School Office, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland.

  1. Alternatively, you may also pay by international wire transfer, using the following  bank account details:
Bank of Ireland, Eyre Square, Galway
Account Number 28453773
Sort Code: 90 38 16
IBAN No: IE 42 BOFI 903816 28453773
BIC (Bank Identifier Code is the SWIFT address of the receiving bank) BOFIIE2D.

Please notify Summer School Office when payment has been processed and if possible forward
The Balance of tuition/fees and accommodation payments must be finalised by May 30, 2014.

 

Tuition and Fees

Fees are listed separately for each course. Payment should be made ONLINE when applying or by International Bankers Draft or Money Order (drawn on a Bank) or by Electronic Funds Transfer.

International Bank Draft payable to National University of Ireland, Galway, should be sent to Summer School Office, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland.

  1. Alternatively, you may also pay by international wire transfer, using the following  bank account details:

Bank of Ireland, Eyre Square, Galway
Account Number 28453773
Sort Code: 90 38 16
IBAN No: IE 42 BOFI 903816 28453773
BIC (Bank Identifier Code is the SWIFT address of the receiving bank) BOFIIE2D.

Please notify Summer School Office when payment has been processed and if possible forward
The Balance of tuition/fees and accommodation payments must be finalised by May 30, 2014.

 

 

Fees are listed separately for each course. Payment should be made by International Bankers Draft or Money Order (drawn on a Bank) or by Electronic Funds Transfer.

  1. International Bank Draft payable to National University of Ireland, Galway, should be sent to Summer School Office, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland.
  2. Alternatively, you may also pay by international wire transfer, using the following  bank account details:

Bank of Ireland, Eyre Square, Galway
Account Number 28453773
Sort Code: 90 38 16
IBAN No: IE 42 BOFI 903816 28453773
BIC (Bank Identifier Code is the SWIFT address of the receiving bank) BOFIIE2D.

Please notify Summer School Office when payment has been processed and if possible forward
The Balance of tuition/fees and accommodation payments must be finalised by May 31, 2013.

Accommodation

The following accommodation options are available to Irish Studies and Education in Ireland students:

Family Guesthouse

Students may live in family owned guesthouses adjacent to the University.   A full Irish breakfast will be provided by their hosts as part of the overall cost. Accommodation is provided on a Bed and Breakfast basis and students are responsible for all other meals.  As students reside with a host family, this is not self catering.  Students will have access to a common area for tea/coffee making facilities, TV etc.

Student Residences

Students may choose to stay at student residences located just ten minutes walk from NUIG and Galway city centre.  All units are fitted with a fully equipped kitchen/lounge, multi-channel TV, an incoming telephone service with voicemail is fitted in each house/apt. (Outgoing calls can be made with the use of calling cards which can be bought at reception or most newsagents). Free Internet Access, via Wi-Fi or ethernet (bring CAT5 cable for laptop connection). 

Irish Language Programme

Full board accommodation is available in both sharing and single options.  Full board includes all meals.

Credits and Transcripts

Credits

Credits are offered at graduate and undergraduate levels. Assessment will be based on attendance and completion of appropriate written assignments or examinations as prescribed by each Course Director. Special graduate level assignments are arranged for students requiring graduate credits. Courses may be attended also on a non-credit basis.

Transcripts

Official transcripts are issued after summer school programme is completed.  Transcript request forms are circulated during the programme

Transcript Requests

Please complete the attached Transcript Request Form and return with the accompanying fee to:

Programme Administrator

International Summer School


NUI Galway

Getting to Galway

map of airports

Shannon International Airport ( http://www.shannonairport.com/) is approximately 1 hours drive from Galway city.  To view the latest bus timetables please visit:
http://www.buseireann.ie/ or http://www.citylink.ie/.

Dublin International Airport ( http://www.dublin-airport.com/) is approximately 3.5 hours drive from Galway city, but has flight connections to Galway. A number of bus services operate connections from Dublin Airport to Galway City:
http://www.buseireann.ie/, http://www.citylink.ie/ and http://www.gobus.ie/
A regular train service operates from Dublin (Heuston Station) to Galway; http://www.irishrail.ie/

Galway Regional Airport is 5 miles to the east of Galway City.

Ireland West Airport / Knock Airport ( http://www.knockairport.com/)

Belfast International Airport ( http://www.belfastairport.com/)

Cork International Airport ( http://www.corkairport.com/)

From the city centre, you can take a taxi to the university, or take the No.4 Bus in the direction of Newcastle from Eyre Square, near the train station, which is the normal drop-off point for buses.