The International Office manages the international relations of the institute, the admission of international students to undergraduate and postgraduate courses, and provides information and support for international students on and off campus.
To facilitate an international experience for Irish students while ensuring a quality Irish educational experience for international students.
Working closely with staff throughout the institute, we strive to provide a friendly and efficient service to all our international students and deliver an efficient turnaround to all applications for admission.
International Office Highlights
Fergus Rea, Overseas Development Adviser, International Office, participates in the Enterprise Ireland Trade & Investment Mission to Russia which was led by The President, Ms Mary McAleese.
GMIT is awarded funding from the EU Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctoral Programme to run an international Doctoral programme in Marine Ecosystem Health and Conservation.
GMIT signs new educational agreements with two third-level institutions in the US (Virginia Tech University) and (Southern Virginia Higher Education Centre), which will facilitate the exchange of Irish and American students as well as staff in the three institutions.
GMIT, AIT and WIT sign an agreement with the Technical Vocational Training Corporation (TVTC) of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, which will see more than 1,000 Saudi students enter Irish higher education over the next four years.
GMIT signs a major partnership agreement with Nanchang University, China at a formal reception in Galway witnessed by, among others, the Minister for Education & Science Batt O’Keeffe, and the First Secretary and Head of the Education Section at the Chinese Embassy in Dublin, Professor Huiqing Dong.
GMIT, along with AIT and WIT, signs a lucrative contract with the Technical Vocational Training Corporation (TVTC) of Saudi Arabia, which will see over 60 Saudi scholarship holders commence study at the Dublin Road campus later this summer.
Located in the west of Ireland, GMIT is a leading state-owned Institute of Technology with internationally recognised courses, a strong academic reputation and an exciting campus lifestyle.
If you would like to study in Ireland for one or two semesters as part of your degree in your home country, read about GMIT's Erasmus Exchange Programme.
Get the most out of your time here
Moving to a new country can be challenging and we can help you find accommodation, give you an idea of the cost of living, and provide you with services and support.
We in the International Office are here to make your transition to living in the west of Ireland easier, and your time here enjoyable and rewarding.
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Email: International Office
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Email: International Office
Culinary students from Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) scooped a range of top awards at this year’s IFEX Culinary Competition in Belfast, with Co Clare student Patrick Phillips winning ‘Student Culinarian of the Year’ for his three-course meal.
GMIT students are winning top prizes in software development competitions across the country, claiming first place in the regional Code Ninja student app competition, ‘Best Gameplay Award’ in the national Games Ireland Challenge, and second in Microsoft’s international Imagine Cup.