University of Galway is a globally focused research-led university, internationally renowned for the quality and impact of our teaching, research and innovation. It is counted among the Top 300 universities in the world according to the most prestigious rankings, positioning it in the top 2% globally. It works in partnership with business, industry and government to provide the graduates, skills, knowledge and innovation that drive entrepreneurialism, employment and growth in its region.

University has over 3,300 international students and 480 international staff from 122 countries. Through teaching and research, it attracts and develops talents from around the world to address global challenges. International impact is strengthened by alumni network, along with partnerships and collaborations with leading international universities and organisations around the world. The global impact of research is evident in the number of international research collaborations, and the fact that it is home to five of the most highly cited researchers in the world. It is a comprehensive research-led university with a breadth and depth of teaching and research across the sciences, social sciences and humanities, delivered through four Colleges, 19 Schools, five Research Institutes and a range of research centres and clusters.