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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 98th in the world and using the Times Higher Education World University Ranking methodology we are 161st in the world.

  • Trinity College Dublin is Ireland's No.1 University
    (QS World University Ranking 2023, Times Higher Education 2023)
  • Trinity is ranked 98th in the World
    (QS World University Ranking, 2023)


Trinity is ranked 16th Most International University in the World.
Times Higher Education World University Ranking, 2023. Trinity is also the highest ranked university in Ireland.


Trinity is ranked 91st in the world for graduate employability.
Trinity is also ranked 1st in Ireland for employer reputation and alumni outcomes.
QS World University Rankings for Graduate Employability 2022.

Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Ireland's most innovative university (Reuters Most Innovative European Universities 2021)

QS Subject Rankings 2023

  • Trinity is ranked 22nd in English Language and Literature.
  • Trinity is ranked =41st in Nursing.
  • Trinity is ranked 28th in Pharmacy and Pharmacology

Trinity ranks in the top 100 in 18 subjects, including those in the 51-100 bracket:

  • History
  • Classics and Ancient History
  • Modern Languages
  • Performing Arts
  • Philosophy
  • Theology, Divinity and Religious Studies
  • Computer Science and Information Systems
  • Biological Sciences
  • Dentistry 
  • Medicine
  • Psychology 
  • Chemistry
  • Geography 
  • Materials Science
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Education
  • Law
  • Politics and International Studies

About Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin

  • Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin was founded in 1592
  • Trinity has three faculties - Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics  ; and Health Sciences.
  • The city centre campus occupies some 51 acres (including the Trinity Technology and Enterprise 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 170 societies and sports clubs.