Truman Study Abroad Programs - Ireland

National University of Ireland at Galway

NUI-Galway, established in 1945, is located in the fourth largest city in the Republic of Ireland. Galway is a vibrant cosmopolitan city with a thriving cultural and commercial community. Traces of Galway's rich medieval past are evident everywhere. Thanks to its dynamic and pioneering role in theater, the arts, and culture, Galway has earned the title of "Cultural Capital of Ireland." The University has over 8,000 students with seven faculties composed of more than fifty academic departments and research centers. Academic resources include a library, a computer resource center, the Irish Language Center, and the Applied Languages Center. Approximately 1,000 international students attend NUI-Galway each year, mainly from Europe, North America, Africa, and Asia. The school is situated on the banks of the River Corrib, and offers a variety of student services all close to Galway's city center.