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Global Rankings for Trinity College Dublin

Trinity College Dublin is the top ranked university in Ireland. Using the QS methodology we are ranked 88th in the world and using the Times Higher Education World University Rankings methodology we are 117th in the world.

  • Trinity College Dublin is Ireland's No.1 University
    (QS World University Ranking 2016 Academic Ranking of World Universities (Shanghai), 2016)
  • Trinity is ranked 88th in the World
    (QS World University Ranking, 2017/18)


  • Trinity is ranked 41st in the World in terms of International Outlook
    (Times Higher Education World University Ranking, 2016)

QS Subject Rankings 2016

  • Trinity is ranked 31st in Nursing.
  • Trinity is ranked 32nd in English, Language & Literature.
  • Trinity is ranked 39th in Modern Languages.
  • Trinity is ranked 43rd in Politics and International Studies.

Trinity is also ranked in the top 100 Universities in the world in the following subject areas

  • History
  • Performing Arts
  • Philosophy
  • Biological Sciences
  • Pharmacy and Pharmacology
  • Materials Science
  • Education
  • Geography
  • Chemistry
  • Law
  • Social Policy and Administration
  • Sociology

About Trinity College Dublin

  • The University of Dublin, Trinity College was founded in 1592
  • Our three faculties are Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; Engineering, Mathematics and Science; and Health Sciences.
  • The city centre campus occupies some 51 acres (including the Trinity Technology andEnterprise Campus)
  • There is in excess of 220,000 m2 of buildings, including beautiful historic architecture and state-of-the-art modern facilities.
  • Students can avail of over 100 College societies and 50 active Sports Clubs.