• Teaching law since 1849. 
  • Our riverside location, architectural beauty and proximity to Galway city, makes the campus one of the most unique and picturesque in the world. ‌
  • World Class Research Centres: Irish Centre for Human Rights, Centre for Disability Law & Policy and Centre for Housing Law, Rights & Policy
  • Voted Law School of the Year at the Irish Law Awards 2019.  ‌‌
  • Ranked in the top 150 law schools in the world in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022. LLM Law Winner 2020
  • Award-winning courses: Our LLM in International and Comparative Business Law won Postgraduate Course of the Year in Law at the Gradireland Higher Education Awards 2020. 
  • Workshops with world leading practitioners and scholars. 
  • Global network of alumni and contacts. 
  • Many of our programmes facilitate prestigious work placements.
  • International field trips are a core element of many of our LLM programmes. 
  • Expert Academics: our world class academics are leading research, driving policy and change around law, human rights, disability and housing law. 
  • Excellent career support: our team helps you gain clarity, connect with employers and compete for the best jobs. Our School of Law runs an annual Careers in Law week with expert talks and workshops around traditional and alternative careers in law. 


  • School of Law Postgraduate Prospectus

    School of Law Postgraduate Prospectus PDF (5 MB)

  • School of Law Undergraduate Prospectus

    School of Law Undergraduate Prospectus PDF (3 MB)