IMPORTANT: Academic orientation for all full degree international students is College specific and will take place the week of Monday 31st August. See Start Dates for further details. 

Academic orientation for visiting students only will take place on Friday 4th September, see below.

International students support services (all international students)

Venue: Bailey Allen Hall, Áras na Mac Léinn (Student Centre)

Thursday 3 September 2015, 9.30 am

  • Student Health
  • Counselling services
  • Blackboard
  • Sports Clubs and Student Societies
  • Library
  • Computer Services
  • Banking
  • Student safety
  • Volunteering opportunities
  • GNIB Registration (Non-EU/EEA students)

Friday 4 September 2015, 9.00 am

Academic advisory sessions for visiting students. Students will receive information on exams, timetables and other important academic information at this session so we strongly recommend attendance.



    Download a Brochure

    Download an Application Form

     International Student Guide The International Student Guide provides a general overview for international students interested in studying at NUI Galway, including information about the University, Study Abroad opportunities, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and student life.

    Study Abroad

    Study Abroad (Non-EU Visiting Students) Application Form

    Undergraduate (Non-EU)

    Non-EU Undergraduate Application Form


    Postgraduate Applications are made online at www.pac.ie

     Pre Arrival Booklet The International Student Pre-Arrival Guide provides detailed information for accepted students, including study visas, student housing, registration and getting to Galway.  
     orientation booklet The International Student Orientation Booklet provides comprehensive practical advice for newly arrived international students, including student housing, banking and registering with the GNIB.