Galway International Hotel School
Welcome to Galway Mayo Institute of Technology and the Galway International Hotel School, home to Ireland’s leading International Hotel School and provider of the firs degree in Hotel Management in Ireland in 1977. The school has come a long since these days and is a valued and strategic partner for tourism industry bodies in Ireland and beyond.
Since its inception in 1972, GMIT has been tasked with serving the West of Ireland’s educational needs. Today, it is one of the leading educational institutes in Ireland that offer first-class education, an English-speaking environment, and rich European and Irish cultural experiences. It has also been awarded the Sunday Times Institute of Technology of the year on three occasions—2004, 2007, and 2015 respectively.
GMIT comprises of five campuses in the West of Ireland.
The headquarters are located on the main Galway Campus (home to the Schools of Business, Engineering, Hotel, Science & Computing). Also in the city you will find the Galway School of Design and Creative Arts, which is home to courses in Film & Documentary, Contemporary Arts and Design. This campus is also home to RTE, the national state broadcaster, Galway Film Centre and the UNESCO City of Film office, this designation was bestowed on Galway in 2014.
The second department in this school can be found 80km west of the city at GMIT Letterfrack (home to the National Centre for Excellence in Furniture Design and Manufacturing).
The third campus, east of Galway city is GMIT Mountbellew and this team offers a small number of courses in Agriculture Science, Agriculture Engineering and Business.
Finally the final campus is located in the picturesque country town of Castlebar, Co Mayo. Only 70 km from Galway city GMIT Mayo is located on the grounds of Mayo University Hospital and is home to courses in Nursing, Social Care, Early Childhood Education, Outdoor Education, and many other disciplines.
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