International House Galway is situated in the beautiful university city of Galway on the spectacular Atlantic coast of Ireland. Galway city has 75,000 inhabitants, 20% of whom are university students, and this small size means that the city has a friendly atmosphere and is also very safe for IH students. IH Galway offers year round General English and Cambridge and IELTS preparation courses, and residential summer programmes for teens, including the Junior Vacation and Pre University Experience Programmes. We are a University of Cambridge teacher training centre and we offer CELTA and DELTA courses.
Galway is famous for its many cultural events, such as the Arts Festival, the Film Festival, Racing Week and the world-famous Oyster Festival! Traditional Irish music can be heard all over the city centre, where you can also try the seafood, which is excellent, with or without Guinness! The landscape on the Atlantic coast is breathtaking and visitors to this region describe it as The Real Ireland. Popular day trips include visits to the world renowned Cliffs of Moher and Connemara.
Summer programmes: Pre University Experience, including IELTS preparation (16-19) and YL Programme, based on project work (12-16). Year round programmes: Customised programmes for individuals and small groups. Teacher training: Cambridge TKT, CELTA and DELTA.