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National University of Ireland

The National University of Ireland is a federal university comprising four constituent universities - UCD, UCC, NUI Galway and Maynooth University - and a number of other associated higher education institutions. At the centre of the federal university, NUI acts as a forum for the member institutions, provides services to them and their graduates and manages the central registers and archives of the University.

As a national institution, NUI also undertakes a wide range of activities in the interests of: 

  • furthering the reputation of the National University of Ireland, nationally and internationally;
  • promoting scholarship, research and academic publishing through a range of awards, fellowships and travelling studentships offered annually;
  • identifying and rewarding academic excellence at undergraduate, postgraduate and postdoctoral levels;
  • supporting and promoting the Irish language, the history and culture of Ireland and Celtic Studies;
  • contributing to civil society.