University of Galway - For you. For tomorrow. 

One of Ireland's oldest, largest and most prestigious universities, University of Galway has been shaping the world and inspiring leaders since 1845. Ranked Ireland's #1 university for sustainable development in the Times Higher Education World Rankings (THE), we're not just about excellence in teaching; we're dedicated to ensuring a sustainable world for a greener and better tomorrow.

Our commitment to sustainability is globally recognised, placing us 38th worldwide and in the Top 10 in Europe (THE). As a Government of Ireland SDG Champion and a leader in sustainability, our biodiverse campus offers a learning environment that cares for you and our planet.

At University of Galway, embark on a transformative journey tailored for you and for tomorrow. Learn more about your chosen course.

 

Key Facts

96%

of our grads are working or in further study 6 months after graduating

80%

of our courses have work placement and/ or study abroad opportunities

129

societies, the highest number of societies in a university in Ireland

289

in the world according to QS World University Rankings

268m

invested in new buildings and facilities on campus since 2010

#1

in Ireland for Sustainable Development (THE World Rankings)

38th

worldwide for our commitment to sustainability. Ranked 10th in Europe

122

Our university student body is made up of students from 122 countries

70m

University of Galway annually attracts over €70 in research income

Accommodation

Moving away from home is a big step. Finding the right place to live is crucial to a happy and successful university experience. Our newest residence, Dunlin Village opened in September 2023 offering 674 additional student beds, bringing the total number of beds available on campus to over 1,800. If you are planning to study in Galway in September 2024, please consult our Accommodation Advisory Service webpage and check out our new On-Campus Accommodation webpage to prepare for next September. 

 

 

Access Centre

The Access Centre aims to create a supportive learning environment where students who have experienced socio-economic disadvantage, students with disabilities and mature students are enabled to access and succeed in third-level education. The Access Centre helps individuals realise their educational potential by providing a wide range of educational approaches and specialist services.  Find Out More

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