We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

National University of Ireland-Galway (UCG)

National University of Ireland Galway University Road, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 493 361
Website
Share
Save
Book In Advance
More Info
$35.42*
and up
Guided Bicycle Tour of Galway City
More Info
$472.27*
and up
Private Guided Bicycle Tour of Galway City
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“aula maxima” (5 reviews)
“large campus” (4 reviews)
LOCATION
National University of Ireland Galway University Road, Galway, Ireland
CONTACT
Website
+353 91 493 361
Ways to Experience National University of Ireland-Galway (UCG)
from $35.40
More Info
Write a ReviewReviews (143)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"beautiful campus"
in 11 reviews
"aula maxima"
in 5 reviews
"large campus"
in 4 reviews
"banks of the river"
in 4 reviews
"queens college"
in 3 reviews
"geology museum"
in 2 reviews
"riverside walk"
in 2 reviews
"quadrangle"
in 15 reviews
"architecture"
in 12 reviews
"corrib"
in 16 reviews
"ivy"
in 4 reviews
"school"
in 6 reviews
"study"
in 6 reviews
"campuses"
in 3 reviews
"library"
in 3 reviews
"biology"
in 4 reviews
"ireland"
in 17 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 107 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well done to NUIG for making casual visitors and tourists so welcome. The University has produced two excellent brochures - the ‘University Trail’ and the ‘Biodiversity Trail’ - available from the City Tourist Office, the University’s reception centre in The Quadrangle Building and via the...More

Thank Glenn S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed May 9, 2018

You can while away the hours walking along the corrib or wander the beautiful gardens that are full of cherry trees and flowers. In May they were spectacular. Lots of interesting statues and art work. The Quadrangle is a beautiful building and Inwas told it...More

Thank Hilary B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed May 1, 2018

This is an absolutely beautiful campus. It might be difficult to navigate but if you're just roaming around, the buildings are beautiful and there are tons of green spaces to enjoy.

Thank Amena317
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
See more reviews
Reviewed January 8, 2018 via mobile

Having recently visited Galway university with two teenagers interested in attending we were impressed by the campus layout and the facilities available to students

Thank KerryDirector
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed December 4, 2017

This is a historic venue, part of the NUI. The setting, architecture and layout are all worth a stroll around this compact campus with soft echoes of ancient campuses across the water in the larger island!

Thank Peripatetic9
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed November 9, 2017

I would like to graduate from such a university - having lessons in a building decorated with such beautiful leaves! Fantastic atmosphere!

Thank marinavolkovaserova
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed September 16, 2017

excellent mode of teaching and a very conducive environment for learning. Tutors are welcoming and learned.

1  Thank theophilusm51
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed September 10, 2017

Walking around the campus is very nice. We stopped in the library and saw a historical exhibit about famous Irish women. We also looked for the modern art and were very disappointed to find it. It was terrible. The campus is clean and nicely landscaped.

Thank Alexandra T
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed August 29, 2017

We went to Galway last september as a part of a conference that was held at the National University of Ireland Galway (NUIG) Campus. it was indeed a diversified institutions with lots of subjects taught and students come from different countries. Our Volunteer of the...More

Thank DrBRAYEcon
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed August 17, 2017

We visited the Uni as my 17 year old son is considering studying there, our guide was Finula and she was extremely knowledgeable and interesting. The campus is vast but we covered all of the relevant areas and were very impressed.

1  Thank HeidiVince
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 46 hotels in Galway
Neisha Bed and Breakfast
3 reviews
.14 miles away
Corrib House Hotel
1 review
.33 miles away
Imperial Hotel Galway
699 reviews
.36 miles away
The Residence Hotel
116 reviews
.40 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Blakes Bar
302 reviews
.28 miles away
Asian Tea House
419 reviews
.27 miles away
TGO Falafel Bar
102 reviews
.27 miles away
Corrib House Tea Rooms
127 reviews
.18 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Riverside Walk
235 reviews
.18 miles away
Town Hall Theatre Galway Ireland
26 reviews
.19 miles away
The Abbey
12 reviews
.22 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from National University of Ireland-Galway (UCG) staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
;