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.


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.

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 Emily King
Tel: +353 (0)91 742149
Email: Emily King

Mr Brian Doyle
Tel: +353 (0)91 742050
Email: Brian Doyle

EU Student Enquiries:

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

General Enquiries:

Tel: +353 (0)91 742211
Email: International Office


Want to Apply to GMIT?

Read about the application procedure.


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