boatsThe selection of courses on offer by the Discipline of French to Visiting Students can be found in the Visiting Student booklet which is normally available at the end of July/early August at the following link:  Visting Student Booklet.  Please note that it is not safe to select courses from the Discipline's own website, which displays courses from various programmes.

For more information on NUI, Galway and relevant contacts consult the following:  NUI Galway Data Sheet ‌

Important Notice for US and Non-Francophone Visiting Students:

‌The Discipline of French, NUI, Galway does not offer an “ab initio” / beginners course in the French language.  With regard to literature courses, it should be noted that the language of instruction is French, and that signing up for any of the literature modules listed in the Visiting Booklet in Second or Final Arts actually consists of taking and being examined in TWO components - see the Second Arts or Final Arts booklets for clarification on the obligatory and optional components available under each course.  All U.S. and Non-Francophone students must take a complete language course in French (3 hours per week language and 1 hour per week language laboratory) before taking any content (literature) courses.  

Your level of French would have to be assessed prior to registration for any course.

In the first instance, visiting students are advised to call to Emer in room 313, top floor, Arts Millennium building who will be able to advise them on course levels and availability. Alternatively, your query can be sent by email to:

Information pour étudiants ERASMUS de France et de Belgique:

Chaque année le Département de français accueille ca. 45 étudiants ERASMUS de  France et de Belgique.  Pour vous informer sur les modules que vous pouvez suivre à NUI Galway,  consultez le Visiting Student Booklet publié chaque semestre par le  College of Arts.

Les étudiants ERASMUS dont l'université d'origine l'exige peuvent suivre un cours de langue (français - anglais; anglais - français) offert par le Département de français (textes littéraires et de civilisation):

Pour les étudiants venant pour un semestre les codes pour s'inscrire sont les suivants:

  • FR506i:  premier semestre      10 ECTS
  • FR506ii: deuxième semestre   10 ECTS

 Pour des informations plus détaillées concernant des cours offerts par le Department of English et History, visitez leurs sites web (voir section: INFORMATION FOR VISITING STUDENTS):

Discipline of English

Discipline of History

Sur le site web du International Affairs Office vous trouverez des informations pratiques concernant le déplacement, le logement et l'installation à Galway.