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Trinity College Dublin is a new exchange partner University in 2024 and is currently accepting applications for semester 2 2024 and semester 1 2025.

The University

Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin is located in the heart of Dublin, Ireland’s vibrant capital city. Founded in 1592 by Queen Elizabeth I, Trinity has a tradition of scholarship spanning more than four centuries, and is home to talented and inquiring minds, a liberal education, and research conducted at the frontiers of disciplines. Trinity’s historic campus in the middle of Dublin has attracted visitors from all over the world to see our world-renowned Long Room Library, our medieval manuscript called the Books of Kells, and our beautiful campanile and Georgian squares. If you are looking for an engaging, interesting and stimulating experience at a welcoming, world-class university, Trinity is for you!

Trinity has a long history of welcoming students from all over the world. Whether you are interested in coming for a semester or for a full year, find out why you should make Trinity your home away from home.

  • As Ireland’s top university, you can expect a world class education.
  • The campus is found in Dublin’s city centre, chosen as one of the top 10 cities in the world (Lonely Planet 2022), a safe and fun destination.
  • You can mix and match from classes across Trinity, and advising is available throughout your time abroad.
  • A supportive community and enjoyable experience awaits, as well as the opportunity to connect with Trinity global alumni network.

Exchange Information

  • Students can apply to up to six areas of study from across Trinity’s three faculties and enrol in modules (classes/papers) from their admitted areas of study on arrival. Please review the list of areas of study as well as any special requirements for specific areas of study, as you will not be able to enrol in modules outside of your admitted areas of study. Due to high demand, early applications are recommended for Civil Engineering, Engineering, English, History, Law, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology.
  • Academic year: August–May (Autumn semester: August–December; Spring semester: January–May).
  • Students take 30 ECTS per semester at Trinity. Students must take a minimum of 20 ECTS in a semester and 45 ECTS for the academic year. Make sure to check with Otago for credit load requirements. Please refer to the study abroad guide for a full list of special requirements needed for paper selection.
  • Students are required to have a B+ average to apply.

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Further Information

For further information about Otago Global Student Exchange, please contact an Exchange Adviser.

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