Studying at GMIT

Students from over 100 countries worldwide choose GMIT for first class, employment-ready education

International students enjoying a break

Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) is a university-level education institution based in the West of Ireland.

We have over 75 nationalities represented across our five campuses, and offer international students:

  • A first-class education
  • An English-speaking environment
  • A rich European and Irish cultural experience

International students can choose from a Certificate in International Foundation Studies (One year), a wide range of Undergraduate courses, and a number of Postgraduate (Masters and/or PhD) courses.

Why choose GMIT?

  • Strong academic reputation
  • Government funded institution
  • Supportive and friendly staff
  • Excellent student supports
  • Internationally accredited courses - from Higher Certificate to Doctorate
  • All courses provide a passport to the workplace
  • Safe and friendly region, with worldwide tourism reputation

VIDEO - scroll down to watch Hallana from Brazil and Nequita from India, as they study in GMIT.

English Language Requirements

International students have to meet minimum English language requirements in order to study at GMIT.

Scholarships for Non-EU Students

Scholarships are available for Non-EU students sometimes giving up to 40% discount off the quoted fee.  Click here to find out more.

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Further Information: 

Please contact GMIT International Office for further information or support.

Head of International & External Affairs:

Dr John Kennedy
Tel: +353 (0)91 742824
Email: John Kennedy

Non-EU Student Enquiries:

Ms Noreen Kelly
Tel: +353 (0)91 74 2149
Email: Noreen Kelly

Mr Brian Doyle
Tel: +353 (0)91 74 2050
Email: Brian Doyle

EU Student Enquiries:

Ms Caitriona Cummins
Tel: +353 (0)91 742456
Email: Caitriona Cummins

General Enquiries:

Email: International Office


Useful Links
Irish Council for International Students (External Link)
Education in Ireland (External Link)