IFSA Butler in Ireland: National University of Ireland-Galway

Language of Instruction: English
Location:
Galway,
Ireland
Term: Academic Year, Spring, Fall

Study a wide variety of subjects in Galway

Overview


Established in 1845, the NUI Galway has a distinguished reputation for teaching and research. Every year, the university plays host to over 1500 international students, comprising 10% of the total student population. Students choose from one of five undergraduate colleges in a full array of disciplines.

Academics

Students take five or six courses per semester in any field for which they have the prerequisites. Its programs in English, History, Sociology, Political Science, and Psychology are of particular note. While classes are taught in English, the University maintains a commitment to the Irish language and you'll hear Gaelic spoken throughout the region.

Program Features

Located on the west coast of Ireland, Galway is the third largest city in the Republic of Ireland but is still an easily manageable and accessible town. Known as the "Cultural Capital of Ireland," it is a vibrant, small city with a thriving traditional Irish culture and community. Students live in residential student villages a 15-minute walk from campus.

Eligibility

Review eligibility to ensure that you meet all Columbia requirements to study abroad.

Review the external program webpage to understand any additional program prerequisites.

Application Instructions

To apply, you must complete the two steps below. Deadlines vary and some applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Therefore, you should complete the steps below simultaneously:

  • To apply for Columbia clearance (approval) to study abroad, click on "Start Your Application" on this webpage. Clearance applications are approved by the OGP on a rolling basis until the application deadline listed on this webpage.
  • To apply for program admission, complete an external application directly on the program webpage. Note that this deadline may be in advance of the Columbia clearance deadline.

Fact Sheet

Advisers:
Language of Instruction:
Location:
Galway,
Ireland
Region:
Term:
Academic Year, Spring, Fall

Dates & Deadlines

Academic Year
2017
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Fall
2017
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Spring
2018
Application Deadline: 
Sunday, October 1, 2017
Academic Year
2018
Application Deadline: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018