University of Galway
The University of Galway, established in 1845, is a research-led institution and one of Ireland’s oldest and largest universities. With a global outlook and strong roots in Galway City and the West of Ireland, we are recognized for our unique culture, creative industries, medical technologies, marine ecology, and innovation. Situated on the Atlantic coast, in a thriving hub for medical technology, data, and IT, and a city renowned for its culture, we are dedicated to driving the transition towards a sustainable future. As The Sunday Times University of the Year 2022, we have achieved significant milestones, ranking in the top 2% globally and excelling in various Sustainable Development Goals. With over 19,000 students, including a diverse international community, and a picturesque campus spanning the River Corrib, our university contributes to the vibrancy of Galway City and the wider region. Through our shared values of Respect, Openness, Sustainability, and Excellence, we are committed to providing our students with an exceptional education and preparing them for the challenges of the future. Our University Strategy 2020–2025, guided by the Sustainable Development Goals, shapes our vision for the University of Galway as we strive for excellence and sustainable impact.