IFSA-Butler: Nat'l University of Ireland Galway (NUI)

In cooperation with the Institute for Study Abroad at Butler University, qualified Whitman students may attend the National University of Ireland, Galway, in the Republic of Ireland. Located on the west coast of Ireland in a region where traditional Irish language and culture still flourish, the University offers students a chance to study humanities and social sciences with Irish students in a congenial and picturesque university town.

Fields of study:

Archeology, English, classics, history, geography, economics, psychology
math, philosophy, politics, sociology, biology, chemistry, and physics


Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0

Semesters Offered:

Fall, Spring, Academic Year


August-December; January-May


15-16 credits per semester (30 Galway credits)

Credit Conversion:

6 courses (2.5 Whitman credits each)
1 Butler credit = 1 Whitman credit


In an apartment-style student residence with other U.S. and Irish students


Participants prepare their own meals or purchase meals out




IFSA-Butler Scholarships

Program Link:

IFSA-Butler National University of Ireland Galway (NUI)