Frequently Asked Questions about Fees

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What is the tuition fee?

I am a prospective student from the United Kingdom. How much will my fees be in September 2023?

What is the student contribution charge and do I have to pay it?

What is the student levy and do I have to pay it?

How do I register / When can I register?

How do I pay my fees?

How do I apply for a grant?

How can I transfer to another full-time undergraduate programme within University of Galway?

What happens if I get an upgrade in my Leaving Certificate exams of 2023?

What is the tuition fee and do I have to pay it?

How do I get a refund of fees?

I have a medical card. Do I still have to pay fees?

What happens if I do not pay on time?

What is the fee for my course?

How much does it cost to repeat the year in 2023/24?

How much does it cost to repeat an exam in August 2023?

Contact fees

The Fees Office is located on the ground floor of Áras Uí Chathail.

Reception Open: Monday to Friday: 10 am to 12.30 pm and 2 - 4 pm

Please read the FAQ section of the web page and if you cannot find an answer to your query please email including your 8-digit CAO / University of Galway student ID number.

Telephone Service on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday between 10.30 am - 12.30 pm on +353 91 492386

Go to and click on Ask Cara (bottom right-hand corner). Cara is the virtual assistant for University of Galway students. Available 24/7/365 to support you with questions, about day-to-day university life. Most of your fee queries can be answered here.