Top 2% QS World University Rankings
University of Galway has been inspiring minds since 1845 as a research-led university. Ranked in the top 2% of Universities Worldwide by QS, we have 70 undergraduate programmes and 170 postgraduate programmes. Home to almost 4,000 International Students, from 110 different countries, making us the most international university in Ireland. We are one of the oldest and largest universities in Ireland.
Ideally located in the city of Galway, the university offers a broad range of internationally recognised programmes in a welcoming academic community. We are located at the edge of Europe at the heart of a Ideally located in the city of Galway, the university offers a broad range of internationally recognised programmes in a welcoming academic community. We are located at the edge of Europe at the heart of a distinct and vibrant region, renowned for its unique culture, creative industries, medical technologies, marine ecology and economy, and our innovation. Galway is also one of five global hubs for biomedicine, with 8 of the top 10 global med-tech firms based in Galway. The city is also an ICT hotspot, with Ireland being home to 8 of the top 10 global ICT companies.
At University of Galway we encourage our students to develop original thinking, push boundaries and participate in finding solutions for global challenges. Our research benefits humanity, society and the economy. Here is where you will be given the support, knowledge, skills and self- confidence to achieve your goals and reach your full potential.