International Students

How to pay your fees:

(1)   Pay your fees online here.

(2)   Payment via recognised agent TransferMate:  Non-European Union (EU) students are strongly advised to pay their tuition fee through TransferMate.   The TransferMate receipt is accepted as proof of payment of tuition fees by the Irish National Immigration Service (INIS) for study visa applications and at the point of entry to Ireland.   With TransferMate there is no international bank transfer fee and the entire transaction takes just 48 hours from start to finish. TransferMate is also recommended by the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service for the purposes of study visa applications.

How do I register?

How do I pay my fees?

What is the University Policy on Fee Refunds?

How is my fee status assessed for EU or International fee rates?

How much are International Tuition Fees?

Contact fees

The Fees Office is located on the ground floor of Áras Uí Chathail.

Reception Open: Monday to Friday: 10 am to 12.30 pm and 2 - 4 pm

Please read the FAQ section of the web page and if you cannot find an answer to your query please email including your 8-digit CAO / University of Galway student ID number.

Telephone Service on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday between 10.30 am - 12.30 pm on +353 91 492386

Go to and click on Ask Cara (bottom right-hand corner). Cara is the virtual assistant for University of Galway students. Available 24/7/365 to support you with questions, about day-to-day university life. Most of your fee queries can be answered here.