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Incoming Visiting and Exchange Students

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The Department of Philosophy warmly welcomes international visiting students who may be attending Trinity College for just one semester, or a full academic year. Such students may take any module from the Junior Fresher (JF) and/or Senior Fresher (SF) years. Under special circumstances, and with the proper background in philosophy and the approval of the Philosophy Visiting Student Coordinator, courses from the Junior Sophister (JS) and/or Senior Sophister (SS) years may be selected.

Prospective Visiting Students

Further details on how to apply to come to Trinity as a visiting student are available on the Study at Trinity website. Any queries about course options may be directed to the Philosophy Visiting Student Coordinator, Prof. Lilian Alweiss (email).

Visiting Students Welcome Meeting

The joint Business/School of Social Sciences and Philosophy welcome meeting, for incoming students will take place on Wedesnday 5th September at 6pm in the Ed Burke Theatre, Arts Building.

Current Visiting Students

Philosophy Visiting Student Coordinator

Prof. Lilian Alweiss (email) is our visiting student coordinator for incoming students. Her office is room 5007, Arts Building, and her office hours are Tuesdays 3-4pm.

Course Registration Forms

All visiting students intending to take courses in the Department of Philosophy must obtain and complete a course registration form. Full instructions on module enrolment procedures are available from the University's Academic Registry

Course Requirements

Full-year visiting students, students who are visiting for Michaelmas term (autumn semester) and students who are visiting for Hilary term (spring semester) are expected to fulfill the same course requirements, in terms of course work and exams, as Trinity students.

The Michaelmas term examination period takes place from 8th - 14th December 2018, which all Michaelmas term visiting students and full-year visiting students should bear in mind when making travel arrangements.

The Hilary term examination period takes place from 23rd - 27th April 2019 (and assessment may also take place on 30th April and 2nd May if required), which all Hilary term visiting students and full-year visiting students should bear in mind when making travel arrangements.