NUI Galway

NUI Galway

Founded in 1845, NUI Galway is located in the West of Ireland, in Galway – the ‘City of the Tribes’. Uniquely located in a beautiful historic campus in the west coast of Ireland, on the edge of the Wild Atlantic Way coastline and only 2 hours drive from Dublin.

The conference will take place in the Arts Millennium Building on NUI Galway campus.

Galway is a place like no other. Set on the Wild Atlantic Way, on the broad sweep of Galway Bay, Galway is as distinctive as it is beautiful. From this position on the Atlantic edge of Europe, NUI Galway has a proud history of reaching out and connecting with the world. Galway casually combines the energy of a young and diverse population, with the authenticity of a place steeped in history and tradition. They are renowned as a place where arts and culture are celebrated, reinterpreted and shared with the world.

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ESMC 2022 delegates will be offered special rates at NUI Galway - Goldcrest VillageThe Westwood and The Galmont Hotel & Spa.


Accommodation can be booked during the registration process, via the Registration Form, or at a later date if preferred.

NUI Galway - Goldcrest Village

Goldcrest Village is a stylish, convenient and affordable option for conference delegates. Goldcrest Village consists of 76 apartments, pleasantly grouped around a beautifully landscaped courtyard. Each apartment is comprised of either four, five or six en-suite bedrooms and a shared fully-equipped kitchen/living area. 

The residence offers complimentary Wi-Fi and a complimentary shuttle bus service to/from Galway city centre.  Other facilities include a 24-hour reception, a self-service launderette and bicycle storage.  The Village is approximately 10 minutes walk to the conference venue. 

The vibrant and charming city centre of Galway is a 10-minute drive from the residence. Situated along the famous Wild Atlantic Way driving route, the stunning Galway Bay and Connemara are also nearby.  

Single Room (Bed & Breakfast)

€72 per room per night

Double Room (Bed & Breakfast)

€118.50 per room per night


These rates are applicable for the nights of 2 - 9 July 2022 inclusive

The Westwood

Located 20-25 min walk from National University of Galway. Each apartment at The Westwood Apartments has a double bed with en-suite bathroom and shared access to the communal kitchen and living area with a flat-screen TV, fully equipped kitchen and dining area. A dishwasher, a microwave, fridge and kettle are included, as well as free WiFi.

There are also several onsite facilities which include a cinema room, residents lounge with pool tables and a private gym.

Please note breakfast is not included in the room rate but a Spar shop, with deli counter, is located onsite.

3-night minimum stay.

Single Room (Room only)

€90 per room per night


These rates are applicable for the nights of 3 - 9 July 2022 inclusive

The Galmont Hotel & Spa

Just a 20 minute walk from NUI Galway, 3 minute walk from central Eyre Square, a 1 minute walk from the main railway and bus stations, The Galmont Hotel & Spa stands in the heart of the city. The hotel offers:


  • A choice of dining options in Marinas Restaurant and Coopers Bar & Lounge

  • Large heated outdoor terrace with stunning views over Lough Atalia

  • Spirit One Spa and Energize Fitness & Leisure with a swimming pool, gym, sauna, jacuzzi & outdoor hot tub

  • On site car park with 230 spaces, allowing convenient parking with direct access to the hotel lobby

Single Room (Bed & Breakfast)

€205 per room per night

Twin/Double Room (Bed & Breakfast)

€215 per room per night

These rates are applicable for the nights of 3 - 8 July 2022 inclusive. If you wish to extend your stay, please contact us and we  will advise on rates for additional nights 

Galmont 1
Galmont 3
Galmont 4
Galmont 2
Galmont 5

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