National University of Ireland, Galway is consistently ranked in the top 1% of universities in the world, and is especially recognized for engineering, computing and technology. The University’s Engineering school is one of the oldest engineering schools in the world, established in 1849. Today, National University of Ireland Galway is a vibrant international University with over 17,500 students, combining a rich cultural environment with state-of-the-art facilities for learning and research. We have a diverse and international academic community with staff and students coming from over 100 different countries.

Ireland is a global hub for the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and medical-technology industries (Med-Tech). It is home to 9 out of 10 leading global ICT and also hosts 17 of the world’s largest 25 Med-Tech multinational businesses. There is a strong concentration of these companies in the Galway region. The city is also a centre for R&D and innovation in marine technologies, water and environmental engineering and product development in marine renewable energy.

Learn more about International students in the College of Science and Engineering

International Students