Language School Galway

The Galway Language School, a partner school of Eurocentres, is a family business that is friendly and more than competent.
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    The centre of traditional Irish culture.

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    Study in the historic 18th century Bridge Mills.

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    Small class sizes with expert teachers.

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    Official Cambridge Examination Centre.

Study English in Eurocentres Galway

In Galway there is always something new to discover and always more than what first meets the eye.

Courses available at this school

Take a look at the courses available for this school:
  • General Language

    Gain fluency and confidence in English and 21st Century Skills while you build the transferable skill set you'll need to thrive in our increasingly connected world.
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  • English for Beginners

    English for Beginners at Eurocentres is a supportive, structured course that accommodates learners who have had very little exposure to English. Surrounded by other students at the same level as you, this course gives you the opportunity to build confidence and get to grips with the basics, step-by-step.
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  • IELTS Full-Time

    The IELTS exam has a very specific format with in-depth instructions and a complex scoring system. For students to achieve a high score in IELTS, it is vital that they not only have good language skills, but that they also understand the exam they will be taking.
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  • FCE

    The Cambridge First Certificate in English (FCE) is one of the most commonly attained language certificates worldwide; it enjoys an excellent reputation among many universities and companies.
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  • CAE

    A CAE course at Eurocentres prepares students to take the Cambridge English Advanced Exam, a qualification recognised by thousands of organisations across the globe.
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  • Private Lessons

    Whether you're taking exam classes or general language, adding private lessons to your schedule is a great way to improve your language skills quickly.
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Our Students say

The teachers and staff don’t just help you because it is their job. I felt like I was in a family, every break, every week, every weekend and all the times we went on a trip together. Eurocentres is more than just a school.

Erich K. Guerra, Brazil

I think I will never forget the countless experiences that I have had in the school and with friends I made. Eurocentres is definitely a great school because of its personalised education and focus on every student’s needs.

Michelle Larios, Columbia

Eurocentres has been amazing. You learn the language in a dynamic way while you meet people from all around the world. The teachers are very good and helpful. I would definitely recommend Eurocentres, you will have a once in a lifetime experience.

Mateo Monsalve, Ecuador

School information

Galway is as multifaceted and fun-loving as its residents. In addition to beautiful beaches and a vast promenade, you will find an enchanting and lively atmosphere of culture and activity. The coastal town is known for its numerous festivals, which are spread throughout the year. From horse racing to a well-known art scene, there are always pleant plenty of new things to see and experience on your language stay abroad. Here you get to see traditional Ireland: in pubs with live Irish music and brown ale or at the pier and on the bridges salmon fishing. There is so much going on in this small city that there is little chance you'll be able to talk about all of it. But you can certainly try!

The Galway Language School, a partner school of Eurocentres, is a family business that is friendly and
more than competent. professional. Our Eurocentres partner school forms the centre of your language stay in Galway. And quite rightly: it offers an excellent selection of courses, state-of-the-art equipment, and a motivating environmenent in a small, Irish coastal town. Both the city and the school have that litlle bit extra that makes it really easy to explore and understand the labyrinth of learning English.
  • 17 classrooms
  • Computer room
  • Student lounge
  • Library
  • Cafeteria
  • WiFi

City sights

Experience all of the treasures Galway has to offer! There is something new to discover every single day in Galway's many corners and small alleyways. In the Galway City Museum, for example, archaeology enthusiasts will find a real treasure chest of artefacts.

The Latin Quarter is home to Galway's exciting and varied nightlife, where its countless bars and restaurants are the perfect place to share stories and practice your language skills. With all its shopping opportunities, Quay Street is the perfect place for a lovely Saturday afternoon stroll. But the city and its surroundings also have one or two gems ready for nature lovers too. Along the Wild Atlantic Way, you can admire the breathtakingly beautiful
y west coast with its steep cliffs and raw landscape. Whichever path you follow in Galway, a succesful language course lies ahead of you.


20 lessons per week:
Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 12:15pm (Morning classes only)
30 lessons per week:
Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 12:15pm + three afternoons, 1:30pm to 4:15pm

How to get there

From the European mainland there are many paths to get to Galway. The quickest and most comfortable is, of course, by plane. Here you have the option of either travelling to Dublin and getting the bus or train from there to Galway or you can fly to the airport in Shannon, which is closer. From there, a bus service runs to Galway.

Dublin Airport
Shannon Airport

Train Station:
Galway railway station

Bus stop:
Spanish Arch

1 bus ride: 1.60 EUR
1 month: 65 EUR

Cost of living

Costs of Living (approx.)
Bus ride: 1.60 EUR
Clubbing: 10 EUR
Soft drink: 1.50 EUR
Coffee: 2 EUR
Dinner: 20 EUR
Fast food: 10 EUR
Movie: 8 EUR
Estimated pocket money / week: 60 EUR

Facts & Figures

Time Zone:
79 934


What teachers say about the Language School Galway?

Bridge Mills Galway Language Centre: A language trip full of Irish charm.



Home stay, Galway from €147 per week

  • Homestay
  • There are a variety of homestays available to suit everyone – from families with children, to single owner occupiers, to retired couples. All of our homestay providers including professional agencies if used, have been carefully chosen, and are regularly inspected. Bedrooms are clean and comfortable and all students will be provided with a place for quiet study.
  • Laundry facilities
  • Room cleaning
  • Shared facilities
  • Towels
  • Bedding
  • Mixed-gender floors

Distance to school by public transport (in minutes): 15-30

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Residence, Galway from €147 per week

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    Shop Street
  • The Residence is located in the city centre and only a 10 minute walk from the school. Self-catering residence
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry facilities
  • Shared Facilities
  • Bedding
  • Mixed-gender floors
  • Fridge
  • Towels

Distance to school by foot (in minutes): 10


Students are encouraged to enjoy to the full the innumerable sights, events and activities which Galway offers its visitors. The school provides information on this, as well as places of interest.

The aim is to encourage students to make discoveries, to immerse themselves in the environment and the culture. The school organises regular social activities, which help students to mix and make lasting friendships.

City/Countryside Excursions

In school workshops - approx. EUR 6
Covering different areas CV preparation , Irish cultural classes, play Irish music etc.

Trip to Cliffs of Moher - approx. 26 EUR
The seconds most visited tourist site in Ireland in the middle of the wild Atlantic way - a must to see some of the highest clifs in Europe

Trip to Dublin - approx. 35 EUR
A day trip to the capital city - enjoy the free museums, shopping and exploring one of Europes vibrant capital cities

Trip to Commemara - approx. 26 EUR
A full day trip north of Galway into the national park with 9 stops for shopping , sightseeing and exploring the wonders of the west of Ireland

Trip to Aran Islands - approx. 28 EUR
A visit to the largest of the 3 islands off the Galway shore with some of the most beautiful scenery on the furthest point in western Europe

City Sights

Galway City Museum
Archaeology, heritage and history exhibitions

Galway's Latin Quarter
Area with numerous restaurants and bars and a vivid nightlife.

Quay Street
Busy street with shopping oppurtunities, pubs and restaurants.

Salthill Promenade
Seaside area of Galway with restaurants, bars and other attractions.

Wild Atlantic Way
Route along the west coast of Ireland.

Featured Courses

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    General English

    Gain fluency and confidence in English and 21st Century Skills.
    • Entry level: 2–9/A2–C1
    • Lessons per week: 20//30
    • Duration: 1–52 weeks
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    Gap Year

    The long-term study option that offers flexibility and diverse international experiences.
    • Entry level: 0-9 (A1-C1)
    • Lessons per week: 20/30
    • Duration: 24-48 weeks
    • Option to change school, course, or destination every 12 weeks
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    IELTS Preparation

    The IELTS exam certifies your English level and opens your doors to new opportunities.
    • Entry level: 4–9/B1–C1
    • Lessons per week: 20/30
    • Duration: 2–52 week

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