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 five locations in the West of Ireland.

GMIT is renowned for teaching the practical, academic and language skills essential for workers in today's global economy.


What courses are available to international students?

Students from over 100 countries come to GMIT to study the following courses:

Certificate in International Foundation Studies (One year)

Undergraduate courses

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


Scholarships for Non-EU Students

Scholarships are available for Non-EU students giving up to 30% discount off the quoted fee.  Click here to find out more.


VIDEO - what international students have to say about GMIT

Scroll down to follow the stories of Hallana from Brazil and Nequita from India, as they undertake courses in engineering and hospitality in GMIT.

This five minute video gives you a glimpse of:

  • typical student accommodation
  • campus facilities
  • the international student experience in GMIT
  • Galway City

Further Information: 

Want to Apply to GMIT?
Read about the application procedure.

Further Information
Irish Council for International Students (External Link)
Education in Ireland (External Link)