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Founded in 1845 with an initial intake of 63 students in 1849, NUI Galway is now a thriving institution with over 16,000 students, of which 1,500 are international students representing over 92 countries across the globe, making up over 10% of the student population. NUI Galway is a leading international, researchintensive university, ranked among the top 250 universities in the world.

NUI Galway, as world-renowned as an expert research-led University, emphasises inter-disciplinary research programmes, and collaborations with industry partners in areas of strategic importance, both regionally and nationally. NUI Galway has an international reputation in this research area. We have interdisciplinary research activity across the Colleges of Commerce, Law, Arts and Medicine, as well as an academic structure within the University that facilities collaboration between research departments. We are committed to improving our understanding of innovation and social entrepreneurial strategies. Our researchers examine economic innovation and social change and different academic disciplines in the social sciences to explore issues of innovation, social inclusion, balanced development and health.

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