National University of Ireland, Maynooth situated just 15 miles west of Dublin was established in 1997 as a constituent university of the National University of Ireland. It traces its origins directly to the foundation in 1795 of St Patrick’s College, Maynooth. NUI Maynooth has a long-standing international reputation for learning and academic excellence in the sciences and humanities.
Today, NUI Maynooth is a dynamic and innovative university of some 8,800 students from every county in Ireland as well as from over 75 countries throughout Europe, the United States, Latin America and Asia. It is located in Ireland's only university town, Maynooth, which combines the historical legacy of its medieval origins with a present day location on the fringes of Dublin, adjacent to the Irish and European headquarters of many multi-national high technology companies. With over 90%of the staff having doctoral level qualifications NUI Maynooth provides a distinctive undergraduate educational experience rooted in the best traditions of liberal education and informed by internationally recognised research across a broad spectrum of disciplines. It has particular strengths in niche areas which are the focus for research centres such as An Foras Feasa: The Institute for Research in Irish Historical and Cultural Traditions, the Hamilton Institute (Applied mathematics of Complex Systems), the National Centre for Geocomputation, the Institute for Immunology, and the National Institute for Regional and Spatial Analysis. NUI Maynooth offers a student-friendly academic environment providing world-class teaching and research facilities and courses, while still retaining a uniquely friendly and personal atmosphere.
The University has three Faculties – the Faculty of Arts, Celtic Studies and Philosophy; the Faculty of Science and Engineering; and the Faculty of Social Sciences, which offer programmes from undergraduate to doctorate levels in a range of disciplines including the traditional humanities, music, education, anthropology, media studies, business, basic sciences, social sciences, computer and electronic engineering.
How to apply
Qualified international students are invited to apply to study at NUI Maynooth for full-degree undergraduate or postgraduate courses. Study abroad students are welcomed for one semester (Autumn or Spring) or a full year of study.
Students wishing to apply for undergraduate programmes or to come as a visiting or visiting international student can download application forms and detailed information from our website international.nuim.ie. Information on postgraduate study can be found at this website also. Postgraduate applications are made online at www.pac.ie.
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