Languages at GMIT

French, German, Spanish and Irish

Students outside GMIT

We live in a global economy.

So, why not try out two or three language classes during your first few weeks in GMIT?

 

Why study a language in GMIT?

Ultimately, having a language will improve your employability once you graduate.

If you study a language at GMIT, you can:

  • Study abroad for a semester, or even a full year through the Erasmus Exchange programme
  • Do a work placement in another country as part of your course
  • Take part in international trips and events
  • Consider international career opportunities
  • Show future employers you are flexible and adaptable

Check out GMIT Languages on Facebook to see photos from our trips and events.

 

Languages on offer in GMIT:

  • French (Beginners)
  • German (Beginners)
  • Spanish (Beginners)
  • Irish (Intermediate)

 

Languages are available as elective subjects on the following courses in the Galway campuses:

BUSINESS

TOURISM, HOSPITALITY AND HERITAGE

*** If you are interested in catering and hospitality, check out the award-winning Eurocatering Language Training programme, a free online language kit for professionals in the catering and hospitality sector (GMIT were the Irish partners in this exciting Euorpean project).***

CREATIVE ARTS AND MEDIA

ENGINEERING

Latest News

L to R: Michael Hannon, VP Academic Affairs & Registrar, GMIT, Pat McDonagh, and Dr Fergal Barry, President of GMIT.

President of GMIT, honoured guests, ladies and gentlemen, an honorary fellowship is the highest honour that GMIT can confer. It is therefore a great honour for me to be invited to read this citation for Mr Pat McDonagh, a businessman, innovator and entrepreneur of great distinction.

The President of Ireland, Michael D Higgins, visited the GMIT Letterfrack today (Friday 10 November) to mark the 30th anniversary of the partnership between Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) and Connemara West plc.