NUI Galway & the World - our internationalisation strategy

To ensure that NUI Galway is a university of choice, relevance and renown in the eyes of the world

We Will

  • Recruit the best international students to our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes
  • Offer all students international engagement opportunities throughout their time at NUI Galway
  • Encourage staff to engage internationally, with appropriate recognition in our career development systems
  • Develop priority institutional alliances that enhance NUI Galway’s reputation and activities, focusing on the quality of our partnerships as well as the number of new relationships
  • Continue to improve our performance in world university rankings, and subject rankings in our priority areas
  • Promote sustainable international development, awareness of human rights, and globally conscientious citizenship
  • Foster a culturally enriched, respectful and accommodating campus environment

Measures of Success

  • Ranked in the top 200 universities in at least one world university ranking
  • 25% of student body coming from outside Ireland, maintaining the global spread of our student population
  • A suite of global scholarships to recruit international students of the highest calibre
  • Opportunities for international engagement incorporated into all undergraduate and postgraduate programmes
  • At least one degree programme per College jointly delivered with an international partner university
  • Six major university-level strategic alliances with international partners, focusing on identified strategic catchment areas
  • Increased international research profile, as measured by international citations
  • Enhanced success rates in international funding bids