Trinity College Dublin

Skip to main content.

Top Level TCD Links

Trinity Experience

Discover Ireland


Ireland has been renowned for music, literature and art for centuries. It's world-famous for its friendly citizens and warm welcomes. Hike the peaks of Kerry. Surf the waves off Sligo. Dance to a traditional band in Galway. Stroll West Cork's beaches. Gallery-hop around Dublin. Explore centuries-old castles and millennia-old passage tombs. Rated by leading travel guides as one of the top holiday destinations in the world, Ireland is also rated as one of the world's safest countries by the Global Peace Index. With extensive bus routes and train lines available, Dublin is a transportation hub for exploring every nook of this unique, beautiful county. Cliff-walks are only twenty minutes away by commuter rail and the public DublinBikes scheme allows riders to discover Dublin on two wheels. Dublin offers an ideal combination of new and old, ancient and contemporary, trendy and timeless. In Ireland, you'll never run short of things to explore.

Explore Europe


Ireland sits at the gateway to Europe, forming an integral part of any European exploration. Dublin is an air travel hub, offering easy access to continental Europe with low cost airlines such as Aer Lingus and Ryanair. Sunbathe in Spain. Eat gelato in Rome. Cruise the Seine in Paris or bathe in a hot spring in Iceland. Base yourself in Dublin, at a city centre-campus in one of Europe's liveliest student cities. As a Trinity student, you will be thoroughly immersed in European life. Trinity College Dublin's campus is one of the only places in the world you'll find a world-class academic campus so completely surrounded by a bustling capital city. Trinity sits at the heart of Dublin but maintains a truly cohesive campus community. Busses to the airport even stop right outside the Trinity gates! From here, all that Dublin, Ireland and Europe have to offer is at your fingertips.

Choose Trinity College Dublin

Trinity is a research-led university, where teaching is delivered by accomplished researchers and enriched by their on-going discoveries and advances. Studying at Trinity connects you to more than 420 years of tradition, as well as all of the cultural opportunities available in Dublin, Ireland and Europe. At Ireland's highest-ranked university, students are encouraged to pursue the richest possible experience both in and out of the classroom. With the oldest student societies in the world and an unparalleled extracurricular life, Trinity College Dublin gives you the freedom to construct the university experience that suits you best.

Learn more about the Trinity College Dublin's uniquely urban and traditional student experience in the Why Trinity section above.

Last updated 27 August 2015 Web Administrator (Email).