University profile

Trinity College Dublin

2015/16 edition

About Trinity College Dublin

Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin, is Ireland’s leading university, steeped in history with a reputation for excellence in education and research. Trinity has research strengths that span the Sciences, Medicine, Engineering, Arts and Humanities, a spectrum that is mirrored by our broad range of taught postgraduate courses and research opportunities at Masters and Doctorate level.

Located in the heart of Dublin city and founded in 1592, Trinity College Dublin is an historic university making a modern impact. As Ireland's leading university, ranked No. 1 in Ireland by the QS World University Rankings, Trinity holds a global position as a leader in top-quality, internationally recognised higher education. Trinity has a diverse and multicultural community of over 17,000 students pursuing courses at undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral level.

Postgraduate study

Trinity College Dublin is now accepting applications for postgraduate studies across a range of programmes. Click here for further information.

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Postgraduate research

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Trinity attracts world class researchers from all over the world. Partnerships have also been created with key international organisations and the university participates in major EU and global research and development programmes.

Research students at Trinity are part of a vibrant research culture and have frequent opportunities to share ideas with a supervisor and other members of a research team. Our researchers are inspired and driven by the exciting atmosphere of discovery at the frontiers of human knowledge. This dedication has placed immunology research at Trinity second place in the world, while Trinity's nanoscience research centre, CRANN, is leading the way globally.

Contact details

Contact name
Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin
College Green
Dublin 2
+353 (0)1 896 4500