About Maynooth University (NUI Maynooth)
The National University of Ireland Maynooth (Maynooth University) is internationally recognised for quality and value of our research and scholarship and our dedication and commitment to teaching and our students. The University is a place of lively contrasts. It is a modern institution, dynamic, rapidly-growing, research-led and engaged, yet grounded in historic academic strengths and scholarly traditions.
Maynooth University describes itself as “a university dedicated to people, ideas and culture, where we work together as a scholarly community to inquire and discover, to teach and learn, to create, conserve, disseminate and apply knowledge, and to engage with the problems and challenges that face modern society; through all these things in combination, we are central to innovation, economic growth, social development and cultural vibrancy, and are essential to a free, open, equal, democratic and sustainable society.”
The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2013-2014