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Visiting and Exchange Students

Many of the modules taught by the Centre for Language and Communication Studies (CLCS) may be taken by visiting and exchange students.

Note: In order to apply for any of our modules you must first register as a Visiting/Exchange student at Trinity College. Information about how to become a Visiting/Exchange student at Trinity College may be found on Trinity's International Students pages.

Please note that Broad Curriculum linguistic modules should be applied for online on the Broad Curriculum web page

Handbook and Application Form

  • CLCS Visiting Students Handbook (2016-2017) (PDF) (lists and describes available CLCS modules)
  • The CLCS Visiting and Exchange Student Application Form will be available for download in early September.

Reading Week

  • Undergraduate modules: Reading Week (no undergraduate lectures) is in week 7 (MT 7-11 November 2016, HT 27 Feb - 3 March 2017)
  • Postgraduate modules: Reading Week is in week 12 (MT 12-16 December 2016; HT 3-7 April 2017)

Registration for CLCS/CDS modules 2016/2017

At the beginning of the academic year, all visiting and exchange students who wish to register for CLCS/CDS course modules must meet with the Visiting Student Coordinator Prof. Breffni O'Rourke (

  1. Please be sure to fill in the CLCS/CDS Visiting and Exchange Student Application Form before meeting with the Co-ordinator. The form can be downloaded above or obtained from the CLCS Office, Room 4091, Arts Building.
  2. In order to meet with Prof. O'Rourke to finalise choices and enroll in modules (subject to availability of places and timetabling constraints), go to Room 3041 in the Arts Building during the following times
    • Tuesday 20 September 2016, 11 am to 1 pm
    • Wednesday 21 September 2016, 11am to 1pm
    • Thursday 22 September 2016, 11am to 1 pm
    (ONLY if you cannot attend at those times, contact Prof. O'Rourke (email above) to arrange an alternative time.)
  3. Return your completed Academic Registry Modules Form to the Academic Registry.

Visiting/ Erasmus Student Queries during Term time