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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Advisor: Robert Dowden Program Type: Exchange
Academic Level: 2. Sophomore, 3. Junior, 4. Senior Areas of Study: Accounting, Anthropology, Archaeology, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Classics, Computer Engineering, Drama, Economics, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, English, French, German, Greek and Latin, History, Irish, Italian, Literature, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Medieval & Byzantine Studies, Philosophy, Physics, Politics, Psychology, Sociology, Spanish
Minimum GPA: 3.0 Credits: 15 +
Language Prerequisite: 000 - No language prerequisite On-Site Language Course Required: No
Language of Instruction: English Housing Options: Shared Apartment
Internship Available: No COVID-19 Vaccine Required: No
Program Description:

National University of Ireland, Galway​


Galway, Ireland is a youthful, lively city with students making up approximately 20% of the population. Widely considered to be one of the cultural centers of Ireland, Galway hosts multiple festivals (such as The Cúirt International Festival of Literature and the Galway Arts Festival), the world-renowned Druid Theater Company, and sporting events such as the Gaelic games, horse racing, soccer, and rugby. The city also provides quick access to many natural wonders like mountains, lakes and bogs, the countryside, and the sea.


Students enroll in 4-6 English-taught courses for a total of 30 ECT (Irish credits), which transfers back to Catholic University as 15 U.S. credits. A list of courses for study abroad students is posted online, as well as access to the course timetable to limit scheduling conflicts. Students can take courses in all faculties/schools (Arts, Science, Business, Engineering).  However, there might be timetable conflicts when taking courses across multiple schools and so students are encouraged to have several back-ups pre-approved.

Accommodation & Meals

Students stay in shared apartments that are housed within the student residences. The apartments come with a well-equipped kitchen, and laundry facilities are conveniently located nearby. Please note that while a duvet, pillow, and mattress protector are included - Bed sheets, duvet cover, pillow cases, and towels are not. Additionally, students are responsible for their meals, but have easy access to nearby shopping centers, cafes, and restaurants.


Catholic University students applying to this program may also be interested in the following scholarships:
Additional scholarship options are listed on the Office of Education Abroad's scholarships website.

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2022 03/01/2022
Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2022-2023 03/01/2022
Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2023 10/01/2022 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.

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