Non-EU Tuition Fees for Visiting Students, 2020-21 & 2021-22

The following are the tuition fees applied for non-EU Visiting Students studying at University of Galway for a semester or a year

  2020-21 2021-22
Per Semester    
Arts/Business/Law €7,200 €7,400
Science/Engineering €8,500 €8,800
Per Year    
Arts/Business/Law €14,400 €14,800
Science/Engineering €17,000 €17,600


Scholarships 2018/19 

For more information see Go OverseasApplication deadline 23rd 2018. 


HBCU Scholarship 2018/19

In an initiative to encourage greater diversity and minority participation amongst US study abroad students, University of Galway provides one tuition scholarship (worth €6,000) for a semester to a student from a HBCU (Historically Black Colleges & Universities) member institution. This year the scholarship will be offered via the GoOverseas promotion as listed below. For more information on how to apply see here  under Additional Scholarships. Preference will be given to students from underrepresented racial/ethnic minorities.



Cost of Living

Average Monthly Cost of Living
The following table gives an indication of the monthly cost of living in Galway as a student. These costs are an approximation only as monthly costs will depend on each person’s individual needs.
Accommodation €400
Food €260
Books & Study Materials €60
Clothes, laundry €60
Utilities (e.g. electricity, refuse etc.) €80
Recreation €180
Other €160
Total (per month) €1,200


  • Undergraduate Prospectus 2023

    Undergraduate Prospectus 2023 PDF (8.4MB)

  • Postgraduate Prospectus 2023

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  • Pre-Arrival Guide 2022

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  • Quick Guide to Courses 2022

    Quick Guide to Courses 2022 PDF (1.20MB)

  • International Student Opportunities at NUI Galway

    International Student Opportunities at NUI Galway PDF (1.36MB)

  • Mexican Student Guide

    Mexican Student Guide PDF (1.20MB)

  • Indian Student Guide

    Indian Student Guide PDF (2.81MB)

  • Indonesian Student Guide

    Indonesian Student Guide PDF (1.58MB)

  • Chinese Student Guide

    Chinese Student Guide PDF (1.35MB)

  • North American Guide

    North American Guide PDF (1.49MB)

  • Malaysian Student Guide

    Malaysian Student Guide PDF (1.31MB)

  • Hong Kong Student Guide

    Hong Kong Student Guide PDF (1.12MB)

  • Saudi Arabian Students

    Saudi Arabian Students PDF (1.14MB)

  • UAE Student Guide

    UAE Student Guide PDF (1.04MB)

  • Nigerian Ghanaian Guide

    Nigerian Ghanaian Guide PDF (1.16MB)