NUI Galway is recognised in the top 1% universities in the QS World Universities Rankings . We are now ranked 238th in the world’s top 1,000 institutions. This ranking confirms our position among the world’s elite educational institutions. Meanwhile, our university rose into the Top 300 in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings for 2019/20. Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) In 2020, the new Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings placed NUI Galway tenth in the world for addressing the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) for research on life below water and support for aquatic ecosystems, and 68th in the world for addressing the 17 SDGs overall. Rankings are designed to help prospective students make informed comparisons between leading universities around the world. Getting your qualification from a top university means that your postgraduate qualification will be recognised as a top-quality degree wherever your career will bring you across the globe.
Did you know? Five of NUI Galway’s researchers, all of whom teach on postgraduate programmes, received global recognition by being featured in the list of the World’s Most Highly Cited Researchers www.nuigalway.ie/our-research/cited- researchers . Subject rankings In 2020 NUI Galway was ranked as world leading by the QS World University Subject Rankings (which are issued annually), for its teaching and research in five subject areas, and 25 individual subjects. Ranked in the subject area: Top 101–150 worldwide—English Top 151–200 worldwide—Law, Modern Languages, Pharmacy & Pharmacology Top 201–250 worldwide—Accounting & Finance, Mechanical Engineering Top 251–300 worldwide—Biological Sciences, Medicine, Psychology, Education Top 301–350 worldwide—Chemistry, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science & Information Systems www.nuigalway.ie/rankings
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