Trinity College Dublin is recognised internationally as Ireland’s premier university and as one of the world's leading research-intensive universities. Founded in 1592 on the general pattern of the ancient colleges at Oxford and Cambridge, it is the oldest university in Ireland and one of the older universities of Western Europe. Students benefit from a scholar teacher model where they have the opportunity of being taught by world-leading experts in their field. Trinity College Dublin’s 47 acre campus is situated in the centre of Ireland’s capital city, where cobbled squares, historic buildings and playing fields stand alongside state-of-the-art facilities such as the Science Gallery, the nanoscience research centre (CRANN), the Long Room Hub Institute for Arts and Humanities, the Biomedical Sciences Institute, and The Lir Academy for Dramatic Art. Its Library contains 5 million volumes and an extensive collection of manuscripts, the most famous being the Book of Kells. Today Trinity has a vibrant international community of almost 17,000 students, 92,000 alumni and 2,860 members of staff. The student population represents 122 nationalities. The university also prides itself on attracting academic staff from all over the world.
Trinity College Dublin Scholarships
Trinity College Dublin offers a number of scholarship opportunities for prospective and current students interested in study or research at Ireland's leading university. Since its foundation in 1592, Trinity College Dublin has sought to assist students of limited means and reward academic achievement. Students are always encouraged to explore external funding options in their home countries.
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Founded in 1592 by Queen Elizabeth I
Ranked 1st in Ireland
Top world 100 university (QS World University Rankings)
17,000 students from 122 countries
Ranked 22nd in the world for international outlook (Times Higher Education Rankings)
Ranked amongst world top 50 for international faculty
University provides on-campus accommodation facility for International Students
Undergraduate students may apply for rooms in Trinity Hall in Dartry, a quiet, safe residential community about 4 km from the city centre, easily accessible by bus, tram and bicycle. Self-catering apartments contain single and twin bedrooms with shared kitchens
A limited number of rooms are also available for postgraduates on the main campus