International Summer School

Welcome to NUI Galway’s International Summer School.  Each year the University welcomes over 300 hundred students with an interest in Irish Studies, Education in Ireland, Irish Language, Archaeology, Geology and Teaching English as a Foreign Language.

The courses on offer will bring you a rich and diverse perspective of the subject area and are taught by expert lecturers and educational professionals who have a vast range of knowledge of their subject matter.

Educational field trips are an integral part of the courses and will provide you with an opportunity to gain hands-on knowledge of your specialism to its fullest extent. During your stay, you will also have time to explore Galway city and many other parts of Ireland which are within easy of the region.

2015 Summer School Programmes

 Summer School Brochure 2015

Applications for the Education in Ireland, Irish Studies and Irish Language will open on Monday, 26th January, 2015 and close on Friday, 24th April, 2015.

If you would like to apply, please click below on Monday, 26th January, 2015.

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Click on the programme below for further information:


Programme Location 
 Irish Studies  NUI Galway
 Education in Ireland  NUI Galway
 Irish Language     Carraroe, Co Galway
International Seminar: John McGahern Carrick-on-Shannon, Co Leitrim
 TEFL  NUI Galway
 Caherconnell Archaeological Field School  Caherconnell, Co. Clare
 Achill Archaeological Field School  Achill, Co Mayo
 Galway Archaeological Field School Co. Galway
 Language, Culture and Traditions of Ireland  Carna, Co Galway
Burren Geology School Co. Galway

The Irish Fieldschool of Prehistoric Archaeology

Co. Galway

Ecology: Living Landscapes in the West of Ireland

Co. Galway

English Language Centre

Co. Galway