Student Residences

Students on the Irish Studies, Ecology, and Business and International Management summer schools will be housed in self-catering 3-4 bed apartments shared facilities on campus at Corrib Village and Goldcrest Village in Galway City. Housing provides students with single rooms in fully furnished, self-catering apartments. Laundry facilities are available on site. Bed linen, crockery, etc are provided in the apartments. Student residences are approximately a 10 minute walk to classes on campus.

You will find information on travelling to Galway and campus maps HERE (scroll to the end for all maps).

For up-to-date information on facilities and services please visit our website Corrib Village and Goldcrest Village 

ACCOMMODATION CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY 2023: Campus Living cancellation and refunds

  • If student cancels after 30th April but before 18th May 2023 - 60% accommodation fee applies.
  • If student cancels after 18th May 2023 - full accommodation applies.

Notification of cancellation of the booking should be advised in writing to and by the University partner or Student in the case of independent applications and will take effect the day Campus Living receives written notification.
TRAVEL AND HEALTH INSURANCE: It is the responsibility of the student to take out private travel and health insurance. Students are expected to insure themselves against theft, loss that may arise. Campus Living does not accept responsibility for such events.
LOSS OR DAMAGE: Students and guests will be responsible for any damages incurred as a direct result of improper or disorderly behavior of the client, their guests, or representatives. Acts, omissions or defaults will result in a charge to remedy such damage.

Host Family Accommodation

Students enrolled on the Irish Language Summer School will stay with Irish-speaking families in Carraroe, so that language skills can be practiced outside the classroom. A minimum of three students and a maximum of ten students will be allocated per host family. All students are required to live with a host family so that they have the opportunity to practice their language skills outside the classroom. As part of your accommodation arrangements, you will be provided with meals, bed linen and towels in your home-stay accommodation. Depending on your language ability, you can request to be housed with students of a similar standard.

Field School Accommodation

Achill Archaeological Field School students will stay in accommodation in residential units in a modern self-catering block adjacent to the Field School. Accommodation costs are included in the course fee.

Caherconnell Archaeological Field School students will stay at Kilfenora Hostel in Kilfenora, Co Clare. Accommodation costs and transport to and from the field school, is included in the course fee. 

Galway Archaeological Field School students stay at Gort na Coiribe Student Residence in Galway City. The accommodation cost is included in the programme fee.


  • Summer School Brochure

    Summer School Brochure PDF (2 MB)

  • Irish Studies Handbook

    Irish Studies Handbook PDF (2.1MB)

  • Ecology Handbook

    Ecology Handbook PDF (2.1 MB)

  • Business Handbook

    Business Handbook PDF (2.4 MB)

  • Irish Language Handbook

    Irish Language Handbook PDF (1.7 MB)