Established in 1845, NUI Galway is one of Ireland's foremost centres of academic excellence.
With over 16,000 students and more than 2,200 staff, NUI Galway has a distinguished reputation for teaching and research excellence.
NUI Galway has earned national and international recognition as a research-led community with a commitment to top-quality teaching.
At NUI Galway, we have a strong connection to the Irish language. Plus, volunteering and community outreach play a strong role in academic life.
From Queen's College to National University of Ireland, the University's past is intertwined with the history of Galway and Ireland.
The three pillars the organisational structure of NUI Galway are Údarás na hOllscoile, the Academic Council and the University Management Team