Who we are

Established in 1849, the School of Law at the University of Galway delivers innovative legal education in a dynamic school dedicated to impactful, high quality legal research. With over 1000 students, over 45 staff, a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and exciting clinical legal education opportunities the School emphasises student-focused, research-led teaching delivered in a supportive and intellectually challenging environment.‌

It hosts the internationally renowned Irish Centre for Human Rights and the Centre for Disability Law & Policy; both centres with established reputations as world leaders in their fields. The School is passionate about research that meets the highest standards of scholarship, informs student learning and engages with current societal challenges, impacting public debate and informing government policy.

We strive to foster a strong community of students and graduates through our student Law Society, Alunmi networks and regular events and conferences.

To learn more about our School explore our website, like our Facebook page, and follow us on Twitter. Our new Strategic Plan 2022-26 is now available for consultation.

Contact Information

School of Law

Administrative Offices: Room 406, Floor 2, Tower 2, Concourse (Arts/Science Building)
Phone: +353 (0)91 492389
Email: law@universityofgalway.ie

Wonder where to find us? Consult the University of Galway Campus Map

Irish Centre for Human Rights

University of Galway, University Road, Galway, Ireland.
Phone: +353 (0)91 493948; Fax: +353 (0) 91 494575
Email: humanrights@universityofgalway.ie

Centre for Disability Law & Policy

University of Galway, University Road, Galway, Ireland.
Phone: +353 (0)91 495888; SMS/Text: +353 (0)87 6660634, Fax: +353 (0) 91 495569
Email: info.cdlp@universityofgalway.ie