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Trinity College Dublin
English Name: Trinity College Dublin
Region: Northern Europe
Country/Region: Ireland
Found Year: 1592
Address: College Green

Trinity College Dublin is Ireland’s premier university, with a proud tradition of excellence stretching back to its foundation in 1592. The oldest university in Ireland, and one of the oldest in Europe, today Trinity sits at the intersection of the past and the future. Our 47-acre campus is located in the heart of Dublin city centre and is home to historic buildings dating from the university’s establishment, as well as some of the most modern and cutting edge teaching and research facilities in Ireland. Students at Trinity benefit from a unique educational experience across a range of disciplines in our three faculties – Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Engineering, Mathematics and Science; and Health Sciences. The pursuit of excellence through research and scholarship is at the heart of a Trinity education, and our researchers have an outstanding publication record and strong record of grant capture.

            Trinity has developed 19 broad-based multidisciplinary research themes that cut across disciplines and facilitate world-leading research and collaboration within the University and with colleagues around the world. These internationally recognised themes include such diverse areas as Cancer, Immunology, Telecoms, Identities in Transformation, Nanoscience, Neuroscience, and Making Ireland. Researchers from across the University work together in innovative ways to develop new and exciting approaches to their research and explore the frontiers of knowledge in the 21st century. In creating these dedicated research themes, Trinity’s researchers are able to become a more powerful force on the global stage, successfully competing for large-scale grants and attracting top students and faculty to the University. Indeed, Trinity is a member of the prestigious League of European Research Universities (LERU) and hosts a number of ERC fellows. Trinity is home to Ireland’s first purpose-built Nanoscience research institute, CRANN, which opened in January 2008. This state-of-the-art facility houses 150 scientists, technicians, and graduate students in specialised laboratories, fostering creative innovations that have seen Trinity’s researchers make significant breakthroughs.

            The Trinity Long Room Hub for Arts and Humanities Research Institute is the University’s flagship institute for research in the Arts and Humanities, providing a world-class environment for cross-disciplinary collaborative projects. The Long Room Hub provides a central location through which the University’s internationally respected Arts and Humanities research can become more visible, demonstrating its relevance for contemporary and future societies. Researchers from across the University regularly participate in debates on topical issues facing the world today. As well as operating an International Visiting Research Fellowship programme, the Long Room Hub also hosts major EU-funded Digital Humanities projects.

            One of the most instantly recognised parts of Trinity’s campus is the famous Old Library, home to the historic Book of Kells as well as other internationally significant holdings in manuscripts, maps, and early printed material. Trinity’s Library is the largest research library in Ireland and is an invaluable resource to Trinity’s students and research community. Built up over the four centuries of the University’s existence, the Library’s collections have benefitted from its status as a Legal Deposit library for the past 200 years, granting Trinity the right to claim a copy of every book published in Ireland and the UK. At present, the Library’s holdings span approximately 4.25 million books, 22,000 printed periodical titles, and access to 60,000 e-journals and 250,000 e-books.

            Trinity attracts top students from Ireland and abroad and prides itself on the consistently high standard of student admitted to the University every year. These students are drawn to Trinity for the excellence of our research-led teaching and for the quality and prestige a degree from this University confers. Trinity has also pioneered accessibility to education in Ireland, becoming the first university in the country to reserve 15% of its undergraduate places for students from non-traditional learning groups.

            Our alumni have gone on to shape the history of Ireland and of Europe in a wide range of fields. These include such notable figures as Jonathan Swift, Oscar Wilde, William Rowan Hamilton, Edmund Burke, William Stokes, Denis Burkitt, Louise Richardson, Lenny Abrahamson, and Anne Enright. Three of Trinity’s graduates have been awarded Nobel prizes: Ernest Walton for Physics in 1951; Samuel Beckett for Literature in 1968; and William Campbell for Physiology or Medicine in 2015. Trinity also counts the first female President of Ireland among its alumni in Mary Robinson, as well as other notable former Presidents Douglas Hyde and Mary McAleese. At Trinity we are justifiably proud of our tradition, and we strive to uphold this excellence as we face the demands of the 21st century.

Total Enrollment:16807
           International Students:(%)
Undergraduate Enrollment:11472
           International Students:(%)
Graduate Enrollment:5335
           International Students:(%)

Undergraduate Programs
           Ancient and medieval history and culture
           Ancient history and archaeology (TSM)
           B.Sc. Degree in Information Systems
           Bachelor in Midwifery Studies
           Bachelor in Nursing Studies
           Business studies and French
           Business studies and German
           Business studies and Polish
           Business studies and Russian
           Business studies and Spanish
           Business, economic and social studies (BESS)
           Chemistry with Molecular Modelling
           Civil, Structural, and Environmental Engineering
           Classical civilisation (TSM)
           Clinical speech and language studies
           Computer Engineering
           Computer Science
           Computer Science and Business
           Computer Science and Language
           Deaf Studies
           Dental Hygiene (Diploma)
           Dental Nursing (Diploma)
           Dental Science
           Dental Technology (Ordinary Degree)
           Diploma in Information Systems
           Drama and theatre studies
           Drama studies (TSM)
           Early and Modern Irish
           Early Irish (TSM)
           Earth Sciences
           Electronic and Computer Engineering (Joint Programme)
           Electronic Engineering
           Engineering (Common Entry Programme)
           Engineering with Management
           English literature (TSM)
           English studies
           Environmental Sciences
           European studies
           Film Studies (TSM)
           French (TSM)
           Functional Biology - the  Comparative Physiology of  Organisms
           Geography (TSM)
           German (TSM)
           Greek (TSM)
           History (TSM)
           History and political science
           History of art and architecture (TSM)
           Human Genetics
           Human Health and Disease
           Human Nutrition and Dietetics
           Irish studies: An interdisciplinary course in Irish civilisation
           Italian (TSM)
           Jewish and Islamic civilisations (TSM)
           Latin (TSM)
           Law and Business
           Law and French
           Law and German
           Law and political science
           Management Science and Information Systems Studies (Msiss)
           Mathematics (TSM)
           Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
           Medicinal Chemistry
           Midwifery (Mature)
           Modern Irish (TSM)
           Molecular Medicine
           Music (TSM)
           Music education
           Nanoscience, Physics and Chemistry of  Advanced Materials
           Nursing (Children's and General Integrated)
           Nursing (Children's and General Integrated, Mature)
           Nursing (General)
           Nursing (General, Adelaide)
           Nursing (General, Adelaide, Mature)
           Nursing (General, Mature)
           Nursing (Intellectual Disability)
           Nursing (Intellectual Disability, Mature)
           Nursing (Psychiatric)
           Nursing (Psychiatric, Mature)
           Occupational Therapy
           Philosophy (TSM)
           Philosophy, political science, economics and sociology
           Physics and Astrophysics
           Plant Sciences
           Political science
           Political science and geography
           Psychology (TSM)
           Radiation Therapy
           Russian (TSM)
           Science (Common Entry Programme)
           Social studies (social work)
           Sociology (TSM)
           Sociology and social policy
           Spanish (TSM)
           Theoretical Physics
           World religions and theology
           World religions and theology (TSM)
Graduate Programs
           Advanced Radiotherapy Practice (M.Sc./P.Grad.Dip)
           Applied Behaviour Analysis (M.Sc.)
           Applied Behaviour Analysis (P.Grad.Dip)
           Applied Building Repair and Conservation (P.Grad.Dip)
           Applied Linguistics (M.Phil./P.Grad.Dip)
           Applied Psychology (M.Sc.)
           Applied Social Research (M.Sc.)
           Bachelor in Divinity (B.D.)
           Biodiversity and Conservation (M.Sc./P.Grad.Dip)
           Bioengineering (M.Sc./P.Grad.Dip)
           Biomedical Sciences (Intercalated) (M.Sc./P.Grad.Dip)
           Cancer Care (M.Sc.)
           Cardiology (M.Sc.)
           Cardiovascular Rehabilitation and Prevention (M.Sc./P.Grad.Dip)
           Chemical and Biological Techniques (M.Sc./P.Grad.Dip)
           Child Protection and Welfare (M.Sc./P.Grad.Dip)
           Child Protection and Welfare (P.Grad.Dip)
           Children's Literature (M.Phil./P.Grad.Dip)
           Children's Nursing (H.Dip.)
           Classics (M.Phil./P.Grad.Dip)
           Clinical Chemistry (M.Sc./P.Grad.Dip)
           Clinical Dentistry (P.Grad.Dip)
           Clinical Health Sciences Education (P.Grad.Dip)
           Clinical Psychology (Doctorate) (D.Clin.Psych.)
           Clinical Speech and Language Studies (Dysphagia) (P.Grad.Dip)
           Clinical Speech and Language Studies (M.Sc.)
           Clinical Supervision (M.Sc./P.Grad.Dip)
           Cognitive Psychotherapy (M.Sc.)
           Cognitive Psychotherapy (P.Grad.Dip)
           Community Pharmacy (M.Sc./P.Grad.Dip)
           Comparative Literature (M.Phil.)
           Computer Science (Interactive Entertainment Technology) (M.Sc./P.Grad.Dip)
           Computer Science (Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing) (M.Sc./P.Grad.Dip)
           Computer Science (Networks and Distributed Systems) (M.Sc./P.Grad.Dip)
           Computing (Conversion) with Interdisciplinary Outlook (P.Grad.Dip)
           Computing with Advanced Interdisciplinary Outlook (P.Grad.Dip)
           Conflict and Dispute Resolution Studies (P.Grad.Dip)
           Conflict Resolution and Reconciliation (M.Phil./P.Grad.Dip)
           Conscious Sedation in Dentistry (P.Grad.Dip)
           Construction Law and Contract Administration (P.Grad.Dip)
           Counselling Psychology (Doctorate) (D.Couns.Psych.)
           Creative Writing (M.Phil.)
           Dementia (M.Sc./P.Grad.Dip)
           Development Practice (M.Sc./P.Grad.Dip/M.F.A)
           Digital Humanities and Culture (M.Phil.)
           Disability Studies (M.Sc./P.Grad.Dip)
           Doctor in Medicine (M.D.)
           Doctorate in Dental Surgery - Oral Surgery (D.Ch.Dent.)
           Drug and Alcohol Policy (M.Sc.)
           Early Irish (M.Phil.)
           Early Modern History (M.Phil./P.Grad.Dip)
           Economic Policy Studies (M.Sc.)
           Engineering (Environmental/Structural & Geotechnical/Transport) (M.Sc./P.Grad.Dip)
           Engineering (M.A.I.)
           Engineering Recurrent Education (M.A.I.)
           English Language Teaching (M.Phil./P.Grad.Dip)
           Environment and Development (M.Sc./P.Grad.Dip)
           Environmental Engineering (P.Grad.Dip)
           Environmental Sciences (M.Sc./P.Grad.Dip)
           European Employment Studies (M.Sc./P.Grad.Dip)
           European Studies (M.Phil.)
           Exercise Physiology (M.Sc./P.Grad.Dip)
           Film Theory and History (M.Phil.)
           Finance (M.Sc.)
           Fire Safety Practice (Buildings and Other Structures) (P.Grad.Dip)
           Gender and Women's Studies (M.Phil./P.Grad.Dip)
           German Literature with Language Pedagogy (M.Phil./P.Grad.Dip)
           Gerontological Nursing (M.Sc./P.Grad.Dip)
           Global Health (M.Sc.)
           Gynaecology and Obstetrics (P.Grad.Dip)
           Health and Safety in Construction (P.Grad.Dip)
           Health Informatics (M.Sc./P.Grad.Dip)
           Health Services Management (M.Sc.)
           Healthcare Infection Management (M.Sc.)
           High Performance Computing (M.Sc./P.Grad.Dip)
           Higher Diploma in Education (Primary Teaching) (H.Dip.)
           Highway and Geotechnical Engineering (P.Grad.Dip)
           Hospital Pharmacy (M.Sc.)
           Integrated Systems Design (M.Sc./P.Grad.Dip)
           Interactive Digital Media (M.Sc.)
           Intercultural Theology and Interreligious Studies (M.Phil./P.Grad.Dip)
           International Management (M.Sc.)
           International Peace Studies (M.Phil.(Peace Studies)/P.Grad.Dip)
           International Politics (M.Sc./P.Grad.Dip)
           Irish Art History (M.Phil.)
           Irish Writing (M.Phil./P.Grad.Dip)
           Linguistics (M.Phil./P.Grad.Dip)
           Literary Translation (M.Phil.)
           Literatures of  the  Americas (M.Phil.)
           Management of  Information Systems (M.Sc.)
           Master in Business Administration (M.B.A.)
           Master in Education - Aggression Studies Specialism (M.Ed.)
           Master in Education - Co-Operative Learning Specialism (M.Ed.)
           Master in Education - Coaching and Mentoring For Professional Development in Education Specialism (M.Ed.)
           Master in Education - Drama in Education Specialism (M.Ed.)
           Master in Education - Educational Guidance and Counselling Specialism (M.Ed.)
           Master in Education - Foundation Studies Specialism (M.Ed.)
           Master in Education - Leadership and Management in Education Specialism (M.Ed.)
           Master in Education - One Year Thesis (M.Ed.)
           Master in Education - Positive Behaviour Management Specialism (M.Ed.)
           Master in Education - Science Education Specialism (M.Ed.)
           Master in Education - Special Education Needs Specialism (M.Ed.)
           Master in Education - Teaching and Learning (Higher Education) Specialism (M.Ed.)
           Master in Fine Arts (Playwriting) (M.F.A)
           Master in Laws (Ll.M. (International and European Business Law)) (Ll.M.)
           Master in Laws (Ll.M.)
           Master in Laws - International and Comparative Law (Ll.M.)
           Master in Management - Organisational Behaviour Programme (M.Sc. (Mgmt.))
           Master in Management - Strategic Management Programme (M.Sc. (Mgmt.))
           Master in Obstetrics (M.A.O.)
           Master in Surgery (M.Ch.)
           Master in Theological Studies (M.Theol)
           Masters in Business and Management (M.Sc.)
           Masters in Medicine (M.Sc./P.Grad.Dip)
           Mechanical Engineering (Erasmus Mundus) (M.Sc.)
           Medical Imaging (M.Sc./P.Grad.Dip/M.F.A)
           Medieval History (M.Phil.)
           Medieval Language, Literature and Culture (M.Phil.)
           Mental Health (M.Sc./P.Grad.Dip)
           Midwifery (H.Dip.)
           Midwifery (M.Sc./P.Grad.Dip Professional Midwifery Studies)
           Modern Irish History (M.Phil./P.Grad.Dip)
           Molecular Medicine (M.Sc.)
           Molecular Medicine (P.Grad.Dip)
           Molecular Medicine (Ph.D./M.Sc.)
           Molecular Pathology (M.Sc.)
           Music and Media Technologies (M.Phil.)
           Music and Media Technologies (M.Phil.)
           Neuroscience (M.Sc.)
           Nursing (M.Sc.)
           Nursing - Specialist Nursing (M.Sc./P.Grad.Dip)
           Nursing – Child Health and Wellbeing (M.Sc.)
           Occupational Therapy (M.Sc.)
           Old Irish (P.Grad.Dip)
           Palliative Care (M.Sc./P.Grad.Dip)
           Pharmaceutical Analysis (M.Sc./P.Grad.Dip)
           Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technology (M.Sc./P.Grad.Dip)
           Pharmaceutical Medicine (M.Sc./P.Grad.Dip)
           Pharmaceutical Technology (M.Sc./P.Grad.Dip)
           Physical Planning (P.Grad.Dip)
           Physical Sciences in Medicine (M.Sc./P.Grad.Dip)
           Political Science (M.Sc./P.Grad.Dip)
           Political Science (Ph.D.)
           Popular Literature (M.Phil.)
           Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Dental Technology (P.Grad.Dip)
           Professional Diploma in Education (Secondary Teaching) ()
           Professional Doctorate in Dental Surgery - Orthodontics (D.Ch.Dent.)
           Professional Doctorate in Dental Surgery - Paediatric Dentistry (D.Ch.Dent.)
           Professional Doctorate in Dental Surgery - Periodontics (D.Ch.Dent.)
           Professional Doctorate in Dental Surgery - Prosthodontics (D.Ch.Dent.)
           Professional Doctorate in Dental Surgery - Special Care Dentistry (D.Ch.Dent.)
           Professional Doctorate in Education (D.Ed.)
           Project Management (P.Grad.Dip)
           Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy (M.Sc./P.Grad.Dip)
           Psychoanalytic Studies (M.Phil./P.Grad.Dip)
           Psychology (Applied Behaviour Analysis) (M.Sc.)
           Psychology (H.Dip.)
           Public History and Cultural Heritage (M.Phil.)
           Race, Ethnicity, Conflict (M.Phil.)
           Respiratory Physiotherapy (M.Sc./P.Grad.Dip)
           Social Work (M.S.W./P.Grad.Dip)
           Social Work Research (M.Phil./P.Grad.Dip)
           Special Care Dentistry (P.Grad.Dip)
           Speech and Language Processing (M.Phil./P.Grad.Dip)
           Sports and Exercise Medicine (M.Sc.)
           Statistics (P.Grad.Dip)
           Technology and Learning (M.Sc./P.Grad.Dip)
           Technology and Learning (M.Sc./P.Grad.Dip)
           Texts, Contexts, Cultures (Ph.D.)
           Textual and Visual Studies: 19Th and 20Th Century France (M.Phil.)
           Theatre and Performance (M.Phil.)

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