University of Galway ranked in the Top 2% of Universities Globally - QS World University Rankings 

QS World University Rankings

University of Galway is in the Top 2% of Universities globally. Latest QS World University Rankings see University of Galway ranked 258th in the world. 

Times Higher Education World University Rankings

University of Galway is ranked in the top 350 universities around the world, according to Times Higher Education World University Rankings. Our ranking improved for 2023 as a result of higher scores related to our research citations and for our teaching.

 Times Higher Education’s Impact Rankings:

University of Galway has surged into the top 50 universities in the world for sustainability and is now the Number 1 university in Ireland for sustainable development. The 2022 edition of Times Higher Education’s Impact Rankings places the University 47th out of 1,406 institutions, moving up from 82nd position last year. The report also puts University of Galway as the 5th best university in the world for Sustainable Development - Responsible Consumption and Production. The assessment is based on submissions from universities in line with the United Nation’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals. It is a measure of the extent to which institutions are having a positive social and economic impact on the planet; from climate action and gender equality to good health and well-being. View our Sustainability achievements here


Key Facts


We now rank 258 in the world in the QS World University Rankings


We rank 47th in the World in the latest THE Impact rankings 2022


We now rank 165 for internationalisation in the QS Rankings


NUI Galway is now home to over 3,300 International Students


There are over 19,000 students enrolled at NUI Galway


Students from over 120 countries worldwide