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National University of Ireland Galway

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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The University was founded in 1845 as Queen's College Galway. It was one of the three Queen's Colleges founded under the Queen's Colleges (Ireland) Act, 1845, the others being located in Belfast and Cork. The College opened for students on 30th October 1849.By the Irish Universities Act (1908), Queen's College Galway became a Constituent College of the new National University of Ireland, and under a new Charter the name of the College was changed to University College, Galway. In 1929, the College was given a special statutory responsibility under the University College Galway Act in respect of the use of the Irish language as a working language in the College. Under the Universities Act, 1997, University College, Galway was reconstituted as a University, under the name of Ollscoil na hÉireann, Gaillimh / National University of Ireland, Galway, and became a Constituent University of the National University of Ireland (together with NUI Dublin, NUI Cork and NUI Maynooth). Since the 1960's the University has experienced significant and continuous growth, both in its stock of buildings, facilities and physical resources and also in the numbers of its students and staff. Its total student enrolment during 2004/2005 academic year was over 15,000 (including...
This institute is rated 5 Stars based on 8 categories.
Research
Employability
Teaching
Facilities
Internationalization
Innovation
Specialist Criteria
Inclusiveness
=280
2014
=271
2015
=249
2016
  • 41.00
    Overall Score
  • 35.5
    Employer Reputation
  • 76.8
    Faculty Student
  • 90.7
    International Faculty
  • 62.6
    International Students
51-100
2017
  • 69.7
    Academic Reputation
  • 72.2
    Citations per Paper
  • 64.6
    Employer Reputation
  • 74.5
    H-index Citations
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
1,722
International
587

Number of students

12,550
Postgraduate 14%
Undergraduate 86%

Number of international students

2,437
Postgraduate 21%
Undergraduate 79%
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