Trinity College Dublin

Ireland, Leinster

Trinity is Ireland's largest university and is located on a beautiful campus in downtown Dublin. It is home to 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students in all major fields in the arts and humanities, as well as in business, law, engineering, science, and health sciences.    The Trinitarian tradition of independent psychological research has produced some of the best minds in the world, including writers Oscar Wilde and Samuel Beckett (Nobel laureate), scientists William Rowan Hamilton and Ernest Walton (Nobel laureate), political analyst Edmund Burke, and former President of Ireland and UNHCR Mary Robinson. This tradition is reflected today in the campus culture of learning, innovation, art, entrepreneurship and a commitment to social change.

Campus Life

Trinity College offers students an exclusive experience, with 120 communities and 48 sports teams waiting for you to join them in Front Square during Freshers' week. In addition, special events are arranged to get to know your classmates. International students make friends by joining student communities that cover everything from the Afro-Caribbean Society to the Zoological Society.    Communities meet regularly and provide an excellent opportunity to meet other students with similar interests. Among these societies are the world's oldest rival societies - the Philosophical Society (The Phil), which began in 1684, and the Historical Society (The Hist), which began in 1770.

Noted Alumni

One of the oldest universities in Ireland, Trinity College Dublin has nurtured some of the best minds across all areas of study from Literature and Philosophy to Science, Media, Music and Political Science. Some of the famous Trinity College alumni are: Oscar Wilde, Poet, Dramatist; Jonathan Swift, Satirist, Author of Gulliver’s Travels; Bram Stoker, Author; Samuel Beckett, Playwright and Poet; George Berkley, Philosopher; Aisling Bea, Comedian, Actor, Screenwriter; David Norris, Scholar, Independent senator, Civil Rights Activist; Chris De Burgh, Singer, Songwriter, Instrumentalist; Robert Fisk, Journalist.