Trinity College Dublin

Key Information

Location Dublin, Ireland
Established 1592
Famous For Biological Sciences, Health Sciences, Psychology
Ranking
  • 104th in QS World University Rankings 2019
  • 170th in THE World University Ranking 2018

Trinity College Dublin ranks in the QS top 100 universities in the world in Accounting & Finance; Biological Sciences; Chemistry; Computer Sciences & Information Systems; Economics & Econometrics; Geography; Law; Medicine; Pharmacy & Pharmacology; Psychology and Sociology.

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Overview

Trinity College Dublin was founded in 1592 and is one of the world’s leading universities, the best in Ireland and consistently ranked in the top 100 globally. For over 400 years, this historic university has been a world leader in high-quality, internationally-recognised education and, with a global reputation for excellence, Trinity promotes creativity and innovative thinking in students.

The University brings together a vibrant international community of almost 17,000 students and 2,860 members of staff and its stunning campus of historic buildings and cobblestoned walkways is juxtaposed with its state-of-the-art facilities and world-renowned centres of excellence where cutting-edge research takes place. With 24 academic schools, Trinity offers courses in disciplines ranging from languages and literature to nanoscience and biomedical engineering. Trinity College Dublin also has the largest library in Ireland and Dublin international airport provides regular flights to Europe and North America.

Upon successful completion of an undergraduate or postgraduate programme at Trinity, students have the opportunity to stay in Ireland to work for one year on the Third Level Graduate Scheme. Trinity’s Career Service was ranked 2nd in Europe (ISB 2015) with 95% of Trinity graduates in employment or further studies within 6 months after completing their studies.  The European headquarters of companies such as Google, eBay, AirBnB, Microsoft, PayPal, LinkedIn and Facebook, Dublin is an ideal place for students and graduates interested in working in these world-leading corporations.

Trinity is one of the world’s only universities to provide all undergraduate students with a personal tutor – a dedicated faculty member who can offer academic, personal and professional guidance throughout the four year degree programme. A wide range of student services, including learning development and support, peer mentoring, counselling and career advice, ensures that all students have the support they need to succeed in Trinity and beyond.

Student life at Trinity is also about much more than education: with over 200 sports clubs and societies ranging from athletics to tennis, debating to investing, and drama to science fiction, there is something to suit every interest.

  • 104th in QS World University Rankings 2019
  • 170th in THE World University Ranking 2018

Trinity College Dublin ranks in the QS top 100 universities in the world in Accounting & Finance; Biological Sciences; Chemistry; Computer Sciences & Information Systems; Economics & Econometrics; Geography; Law; Medicine; Pharmacy & Pharmacology; Psychology and Sociology.

Trinity College Dublin housing is available on and off campus. Undergraduate students may apply for rooms in Trinity Hall in Dartry, a quiet, safe residential community close to the city centre, easily accessible by bus, tram and bicycle. Self-catering apartments contain single and twin bedrooms with shared kitchens. Trinity Hall also includes games rooms, on-site sports facilities and music rooms.

Trinity’s bustling 47-acre campus is an oasis in the very heart of Dublin, a vibrant and safe European capital city. The city-centre location offers students a unique opportunity to blend a rigorous academic programme with an unparalleled array of cultural, social and professional experiences and a wealth of museums, theatres, galleries, cafes, restaurants and historic tourist sites are located right on Trinity’s doorstep.

Dublin is also a top 15 world student city, an official UNESCO City of Literature and was awarded the European City of Science in 2012.

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