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Am I an EU Student or a Non-EU International Student? Am I an EU Student or a Non-EU International Student?

An EU applicant is a person:

  1. who is ordinarily resident* in the EU^
    AND
    • who will have received full-time post primary education
      AND/OR
    • who has worked full-timea in the EU^
    for three of the five years immediately preceding admission to Trinity College
    OR
  2. who holds a passport from an EU^ state and has received all full-time post primary education in the EU^
    OR
  3. who has
    • official refugee statusb
      OR
    • been granted humanitarian leave to remain in the State
    and who has been ordinarily resident in the EU^ for three of the five years immediately preceding admission to Trinity College
  4. Notes:

    1. Where an applicant can show that they have been in receipt of social welfare payments this may be taken in lieu of full-time employment.
    2. Applicants who have written confirmation that they have been allowed to come to Ireland as part of the family re-unification scheme may also be eligible.
    3. The Admissions Team may contact some applicants in order to seek supporting documentation regarding their status (EU/non-EU).

    * For students aged under 23, the student's parent(s) must also ordinarily resident (that is - principal residence for the purpose of taxation) in an EU^ Member State for three of the five years prior to students entry to Trinity College.

    ^ or EEA countries (Norway, Iceland and Lichtenstein) or Switzerland.

    All other applications are considered to be Non-EU applications.

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