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National University of Ireland Galway

University Road, Galway, IE, Galway Ireland
    • QS World University Rankings
      =258
    • StatusPublic
    • Research OutputHigh
    • Student/Faculty Ratio8
    • International Students3,208
    • SizeL
    • Total Faculty1,835

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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 students from over 40 countries), with academically strong programmes of teaching and research throughout its seven Faculties, namley Arts, Science, Commerce, Engineering, Celtic Studies, Medicine & Health Sciences, and Law.

    About

    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 students from over 40 countries), with academically strong programmes of teaching and research throughout its seven Faculties, namley Arts, Science, Commerce, Engineering, Celtic Studies, Medicine & Health Sciences, and Law.

    University highlights

    National University of Ireland Galway is one of the top Public universities in Galway, Ireland. It is ranked #=258 in QS Global World Rankings 2022.

    QS World University Rankings

    • 2012
      #287
    • 2014
      #=284
    • 2015
      #=280
    • 2016
      #=271
    • 2017
      #=249
    • 2018
      #=243
    • 2019
      #=260
    • 2020
      #259
    • 2021
      #238
    • 2022
      #=258

    Ranking criteria

    37.6
    Overall
    26.3
    Academic Reputation
    12.8
    Citations per Faculty
    30.3
    Employer Reputation
    69.2
    Faculty Student Ratio
    90.6
    International Faculty Ratio
    58.7
    International Students Ratio

    Student & Staff

    Total students
    14,647

    19%
    81%

    International students
    3,208

    35%
    65%

    Total faculty staff
    1,835

    653
    1182

    Total students
    14,647

    19%
    81%

    International students
    3,208

    35%
    65%

    Total faculty staff
    1,835

    1182
    653
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