NUI Galway is home to over 3,000 International Students, from 110 different countries, making us the most international university in Ireland. Our international focus is inspired by our location in Galway, a diverse city with a tradition of reaching out to the world. It encompasses the experiences of students and staff, and emphasises both our international reputation and responsibilities, displaying awareness of how the world sees Galway – but also being mindful of how Galway sees the world.
- Visiting Students can study at NUI Galway for a semester or a full academic year. Semester One runs from September to December. Semester Two runs from January until May.
- Visiting Student do not receive a degree from NUI Galway. The credits you earn here can normally be transferred back to your home institution.
- You can expect to take 5 - 7 classes (modules) per semester. This equates to approximately 30 ECTS credits, which is a normal course load for NUI Galway students per semester.
- Classes are generally delivered through lectures, which are normally held in large or medium sized lecture halls and which provide the foundations on which students are expected to explore further through independent reading.
- Lectures can be supplemented by smaller tutorials or seminar classes which provide an opportunity for discussion in a smaller group setting.
After meeting with the IPO Ireland advisor, you may apply to this program by going to the NUI Galway website for "Non-EU Visiting Students"
A link to the list of courses can be found here.
For their summer program go to International Summer School