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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Area of Study: Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Biology, Business Information Systems, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Classics, Computer Science, Earth and Environmental Science, Economics, Education, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, English, French, German, History, Industrial Systems Engineering, International Relations, Law, Literature, Management, Marketing, Mathematics/Statistics, Mechanical Engineering, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Spanish, Theatre, Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies Experience / Activity Type: Classes
Credit type: Apply for transfer credit Minimum GPA: 3.0
Class Eligibility: Junior, Senior Housing Option: Dorm/Student Residence
Host: External Program: Direct Enroll AACSB accredited: Yes
Global Exchange Lehigh (GEL): Yes Click here for a definition of this term Global Engineering Consortium: No
Program Description:

Life in Galway
Galway really is ‘a University city’ – the campus is in the heart of the city centre, with all amenities on your doorstep and within walking distance. It is a vibrant place, with a year-long programme of cultural and sporting festivals. Did you know students make up 20% of the population in Galway? Our student community are an essential part of Galway life, and they add energy and colour to the city.

The unique combination of a bustling city and a thriving university means that Galway has something to offer everyone and caters to young people like few other places. Galway is a cultural centre, attracting thousands to the many festivals throughout the year. A few of the big attractions include The Cúirt International Festival of Literature, the Galway Arts Festival, the Galway Racesand the Oyster Festival. They are famous throughout Ireland and beyond. Theatre lovers are particularly blessed with a number of superb theatre companies based in the city, including the world-renowned Druid Theatre Company.

Galway is also in close proximity to some amazing natural sites, including:The Burren: an area of beautiful limestone landscapes in nearby County Clare. Connemara: Oscar Wilde called Connemara a savage beauty. NUI Galway is only a stones throw from the seaside, mountains and lake-rich bogland of beautiful Connemara.
Our popular Study Abroad Programme offers students the opportunity to study at NUI Galway and earn credits towards their degree at their home institution. Visiting students Academic Handbook before the beginning of each Semester, which lists the specific classes (modules) available to Visiting Students for the coming semester. Learn more can tailor their selection of classes from across our wide range of disciplines to their individual academic requirements. The University publishes the Visiting Student about classes for visiting students here and find the visiting student application here. 
The NUI Galway Accommodation Office is here to help you in your search for a place to live. We can help you find appropriate accommodation in Student Residences, flats, apartments or houses. We can also help if problems arise with property owners. To learn more, please visit our accommodation page here.

Learn more about scholarships for study abroad students here.