English school in Galway

Disconnect from your very ''urban'' lifestlye and live in Ireland by participating in our English courses in Galway.

Fall in love with Irish culture by living a full immersion in English. Discover the city, take part in activities, music festivals or go for a drink with new friends. Live with a host family or in a shared flat. Study English and live and unforgettable experience. You won't want to leave! 

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  • study abroad Galway Ireland
  • age from 16 to 99 years old
  • Language English
  • dates All year round
  • length From 2 weeks
  • price from 335 EUR

English courses in Galway from 690 USD with accommodation

Galway, the city of tribes

Situated on the Atlantic West Coast, Galway city is the ideal location for students of English. It is a safe city with a population of 70.000 people and a further 20.000 students enrolled in its two universities. Galway is one of the fastest developing cities in Europe and is a thriving, vibrant city on the west coast of Ireland. It is recognized as a student-friendly city with students accounting for almost 20% of the population during the academic year.

Galway is also one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country. Its numerous annual festivals and celebrations, including the Cúirt International Festival of Literature, the Galway International Arts Festival, the Galway Races and the Oyster Festival are famous throughout Ireland and beyond. Enjoy our English school in Galway!

Accredited English school in Galway

Our English school in Galway is easily accessible and conveniently located, only 15 minutes walk from the city centre. The building is situated in the Salthill neighborhood. The area is well deserved by the bus network.  Each year, people can assist to festivals of music and go to theaters, cinema and have easy access to culture. Learn English in Galway! The English school offers large and modern facilities to the students and has a very good reputation! It is located in Salthill area, not far away from the city center, closed to the sea.

 Learn English in Galway and have fun in Ireland! Our English school in Ireland, Galway, arranges optional sportive and cultural activities. Galway boasts of a rich cultural heritage, offering thus a wide range of activities during your free time at our English school in Ireland. Students are responsible for any fees related to these optional activities.

Facilities and Staff

  • Created: 1989
  • 25 spacious classrooms
  • Accreditation: Irish Government's Department of Education
  • Highly qualified teachers
  • Library
  • Computer room
  • Wifi
  • Coffee area where you can have lunch

English courses in Galway 

  • Type of course: General English (20 or 30 courses/week) or preparation to the FCE and CAE Cambridge exams (36 courses/week)
  • Course level: From false beginner to advanced
  • Course content: oral and written expression, conversation and phonetics, grammar and vocabulary
  • Class duration: 45 minutes from Monday to Friday
  • Test on arrival: yes 
  • Number of student per class: 14 students maximum of different nationalities

Dates of English courses in Galway

It's you who chooses the length of the program and the dates when you would like to travel. But, please note that: 

  • Arrival date: Sunday
  • Departure date: Saturday
  • English courses: From Monday to Friday
  • Bank holidays: 19/03, 02/04, 07/05, 04/06, 06/08, 29/10
  • The school opens from 03/01 to 21/12

Book English courses in Galway with or without accommodation for adults and students of all levels! 


The English school in Galway offers optional free or paid activities:

  • Sportive and cultural activities (golf, bowling, cinema, Irish poetry, horse shows…)
  • Excursions in Connemara, Burren, Aran Isles, Dublin
  • A lot more! 
  • Host family (16+): single room; half board on weekdays; full board on weekends. Families are living from 15-20 min in bus around the school.
  • Shared flat (18+): single room, shared bathroom, no meals included ; near the city centre and between 5 and 20 minute walking distance from the school. The flats are equipped with a shared kitchen and have wifi.

English courses in Galway

Prices for longer stays, please ask.
Summer Supplement from 23/06 to 08/09 for host family accommodation: 35 EUR/week ; in flat: 55 EUR/week.

How to arrive to Galway?

  • By airplane: Dublin airport (2h30 from Galway) Shannon airport (1h30 . Then you can take a bus to Galway.

How do I get to my accommodation in Galway?

  • Transfer option: from airport to your accommodation.
    Cost for each way: from Galway bus station: 35 EUR. from Shannon or Knock airports: 170 EUR

Price includes

  •  Administration fees
  • English Courses (see options)
  •  Accommodation (see options)
  • Teaching material
  •  Support, assistance and 24 hours emergency phone number during the whole program

    Price does not include

  •  International airfare
  •  International Travel insurance
  •  Visa, passport and medical exam fees
  •  Airport pick-up and transfers
  •  Extra activities organized by the school
  •  Personal expenses and pocket money
  •  Medical and Emergency Repatriation Insurance (may be provided by Nacel for an extra cost)
  • Application fees (65 euros)

  • Eligibility
    • Age: 16+
    • Minimum language level: False Beginner (beginners not accepted)
    • VISA: Non EU students: please consult the Irish Embassy in your country if you need Visa or not

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