Irish Centres: Galway – ATU

Galway -ATU

ATU is a modern campus with excellent facilities for students to use. Residential accommodation is just across the road in Glasan Student Village.

Galway is a beautiful seaside location with beaches and a long promenade to enjoy. If you like traditional streets alive with Irish music and dancing then this is the perfect destination for you. 

Galway City is nationally and internationally renowned as the friendliest city in Europe and is a very popular destination for students and tourists alike . 

Known in Ireland as ‘the city of tribes’ and famous for its horse racing and arts festival, Galway is the choice for you if you fancy a little a bohemian fun! Be sure to shop for your Claddagh Ring in Galway as it’s the place where it originates from. You never know – you might find a local to explain the mystery of the ancient Irish wedding ring to you !


  • In Glasan Student Village, across the road from GMIT

  • Apartment -style

  • One twin en-suite room, and two single rooms with a shared bathroom

  • Shared living, kitchen area in each apartment


  • Well-equipped classrooms

  • Canteen

  • Indoor sports hall

  • Volleyball and football pitches


  • Galway is on the west coast of Ireland

  • 2.5 hours from Dublin

  • Nearest airport is Dublin airport

  • GMIT is 10 minutes by bus from Galway city centre


10-17 years


15 hours per week


300 students

Class size

Maximum 15 students

Transfer Time

Dublin Airport  2.5 hours by coach. ShannonAirport 1 hours 


Orientation Tour, Traditional Sports, Walking Tours, Art & Crafts Work shops, Conversation club, Disco, Talent Show & Museums/Gallery Visits


FD to Dublin & Lahinch & Cliffs of Moher


MLI Wrist Bands, Student Handbooks, Risk Assessments, Road Safety Cards, First Aid trained staff, dedicated welfare office & 24 hour care

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What’s it like to study at MLI

  • Warm and friendly staff who have been trained to look after you the MLI way
  • Students will have an online placement test prior to arrival to decide which class they attend.
  • You will have the chance to mix with international students
  • Specially designed activity programme to make sure you have fun, and experience local culture.
  • There is a end of course graduation ceremony when students will receive their certificates

A Typical Day at MLI

  • 08.00-09.00: Breakfast
  • 09.00- 10.30: Lesson 1
  • 10.30- 11.00: Break time
  • 11.00-12.30: Lesson 2
  • 12.30-14.00: Lunch time
  • 14.00-17.30: Afternoon Activity
  • 17.30:19.00: Free time
  • 19.00-20.00: Evening Meal
  • 20.30-22.00:Evening activity
  • 22.30: Lights out