International Summer School

‌‌‌‌Welcome to NUI Galway’s International Summer School.  Each year the University welcomes over 300 hundred students with an interest in Irish Studies, Education in Ireland, Irish Language, Archaeology, Geology and Teaching English as a Foreign Language.

The 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 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.

2017 Summer School Programmes

International Summer School Brochure 2016

Click on the programme information below for further details:

Programme Location 
Achill Archaeological Field School Achill, Co Mayo
Burren Geology School Co. Galway
Caherconnell Archaeological Field School Caherconnell, Co. Clare
Ecology: Living Landscapes in the West of Ireland Co. Galway
Education in Ireland NUI Galway
English Language Centre Co. Galway
Galway Archaeological Field School Co. Galway
Irish Language   Carraroe, Co Galway
Irish Studies NUI Galway
Practice Based Play Therapy (P Cert/Dip) NUI Galway
The Irish Fieldschool of Prehistoric Archaeology  Co. Galway


Applications for the Achill Archaeological Field School, Burren Geology School, Caherconnell Archaeological Field School, Galway Archaeological Field School, The Irish Fieldschool of Prehistoric Archaeology and the English Language Centre should be made on the links provided to the field schools/centre.

Applications for Ecology; Living Landscapes in the West of Ireland, Education in Ireland, Irish Studies and Irish Language, will open in November 2016 and close on Friday, 21 April, 2017

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