Founded in 1592, Trinity College Dublin has built and maintained an outstanding reputation worldwide. Today, almost 18,000 students are enrolled at Trinity and benefit from a high-class education provided by some of the world's leading scholars. The College’s library contains 5 million volumes and an extensive collection of manuscripts, the most famous being the Book of Kells, an illuminated manuscript Gospel book that is included in the UNESCO’s Memory of the World Register. Named Ireland's most innovative university by Reuters in 2019, Trinity College Dublin has produced more entrepreneurs than any other university in Europe. Trinity's most notable alumni include many Nobel laureates and brilliant minds, such as writers Oscar Wilde and Samuel Beckett or former President of Ireland and UNHCR Mary Robinson.
Trinity College Dublin
#1Trinity College Dublin is continuously ranked best university in Ireland
32%of the College's student body are international students, making it one of the most international universities worldwide (12th in the Times Higher Education World University Ranking 2022)
51Despite being located in Dublin's bustling city center, Trinity's city campus occupies some 51 acres (including the Trinity Technology and Enterprise Campus)
Trinity College Dublin is divided into three faculties: Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; Engineering, Mathematics and Science; and Health Sciences. The College’s diverse research portfolio includes five state-of-the-art research institutes which focus on biomedical studies (TBSI), adaptive nanostructures and nanodevices (CRANN), translational medicine (TTMI), arts and humanities (TLRH), and neuroscience (TCIN).
Under the six Trinity-led research consortia and inter-institutional research groupings, 48 research centers and 3 national initiatives co-founded by the Trinity College Dublin host the research activities conducted at the College. Five multi-disciplinary teaching units further promote cross-faculty cooperation and offer study programs reflecting the complexities of our globalized world.
Trinity College Dublin has established an outstanding international research reputation in the fields of ageing, neuroscience, telecommunications, international integration and digital humanities, among others.
Engagement with IU
Trinity College Dublin has been a primary partner of Indiana University since 2012 when IU's Maurer School of Law on the IU-Bloomington campus proposed a student exchange with Trinity's Faculty of Law. The sub-agreement between the two law schools that establishes an exchange program for law students also includes an options for Trinity exchange students to return to Maurer to pursue an LL.M. degree.