GMIT Galway International Hotel School provides global opportunities for its students.
Our students take part in European competitions, work or study abroad, and learn languages.
So whether you want to be a chef, a hotel manager, or work in retail, tourism or heritage, the world is your oyster with a qualification from GMIT.
What our students say
“My passion for food and cooking has now become my career”
- Aisling Rock, Higher Certificate in Culinary Arts – winner of European Young Chef 2018
“I spent a semester in Spain as part of the Erasmus+ Programme, challenging myself and improving my level of Spanish.”
- Sara Foscaro, BB (Honours) International Tourism Management
“The course gave me the opportunity to study modules such as archaeology, folklore, Irish music and German.”
- Ciara O’Toole, BA (Honours) Heritage Studies
Important update for GIHS students 2021/2022
Download our brochure here - for all you need to know about our courses, work placements and more (PDF, 5.5MB).
Read our Tourism Times school newsletters which feature student and staff stories, events, and updates on our work and progress throughout the year.
Note for students: Details of first year college fees can be viewed right here (PDF, 381KB)
Contact us today!
Head of School
Email: Cait Noone
Phone: +353 (0)91 742236
Head of Department of Culinary Arts & Services Industries
Email: Jacinta Dalton
Phone: +353 (0)91 742320
Diarmuid Ó Conghaile
Head of Department of Heritage & Tourism, Humanities, Applied Languages & Communications
Email: Diarmuid Ó Conghaile
Phone: +353 (0)91 742232
GMIT Galway International Hotel School Office:
Phone: +353 (0)91 742209
Phone: +353 (0)91 742183
Tourism students on work placement in Disneyland Paris
Afternoon tea made by our culinary students
Students meet employers at our annual careers fair
Student in our Centre for Creative Arts and Media
College of Tourism and Arts Training Bar
Heritage student takes a closer look
Retail management students at work