Why Take Academic Seriously

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Commitment towards academic excellence and research-led studies at NUI attracts the talented brains from across the world every year. Research studies at National University of Ireland, Galway are global in scale and researchers are globally acclaimed as leaders in their respective domains.


National University of Ireland, Galway offers a wide range of postgraduate and graduate courses along with part-time diplomas and degrees in varied subject areas. National University of Ireland, Galway comprises five colleges, 60 academic disciplines and 16 schools. Some of the popular courses are:

  • Women’s Studies
  • Geography
  • History
  • English
  • Philosophy
  • Medical Informatics and Education
  • Medicine
  • Pharmacology
  • Podiatry
  • Nursing and Midwifery
  • Languages & Literatures
  • Chemistry
  • Botany
  • Microbiology
  • Law
  • Business Management
  • Marketing


Student Facilities

National University of Ireland, Galway comprises different student services within the campus to support the students throughout their studying years within the university. There are times when students need advice, listening ear, support and hence the network service for students ensure to cater the needs of each students well.

There are Chaplaincy Services for students that offer spiritual guidance and pastoral care to students. There are best healthcare unit within the campus for medical care within the campus. To promote good socializing, NUI ensures to offer best technology and internet connectivity to students during their education years. Career Development Center enables the students to manage their career plans by offer them with supportive services.


National University of Ireland, Galway has the Accommodation Office that helps the students to search the best place to reside during the education years at NUI. Students will find it easy to locate the best place for accommodation in flats, student residences within campus and houses outside the campus for accommodation.

Notable Alumni

National University of Ireland, Galway takes the pride for making their students competitive for varied job market. NUI has shaped the careers of many popular scholars and personnel with its research-led education and excellent courses. Some of the notable alumni of NUI are:

  • Michael D. Higgins – the 9th President of Ireland
  • Michael Beary – Irish Army Major General and UNIFIL Commander
  • Máire Whelan – Attorney General of Ireland


National University of Ireland, Galway is highly dedicated towards attracting the high caliber students from across the world and to cover their tuition expanses and living cost a variety of scholarship programs are offered.

  • Undergraduate & Postgraduate Merit Scholarships
  • Max Arthur Macauliffe Special Merit Scholarship
  • NUI Galway Bioinnovate Fellowships
  • NUI Galway Hardiman Scholarships (PhD)