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Visiting Students

The Department warmly welcomes visiting students who may be attending Trinity College for one academic year or one semester. Such students may take any undergraduate Economics module from JF, SF, JS and SS (first, second, third and fourth) year with the exception of ECU11011 & ECU11012 Introduction to Economics A & B and ECU11021 & ECU11022 Mathematics and Statistics A & B. Please consult the module timetable for module times and locations (timetable is subject to change during the first few weeks of the academic year).

Course Registration Forms

A Welcome Meeting for full-year and Semester 1 visiting students in Business, Economics, Sociology, Philosophy and Political Science took place on Wednesday, 4th September 2019, at 6pm, in the Ed Burke Theatre, Arts Building.

If you missed the Welcome Meeting and require further information or assistance, please visit the relevant coordinator (details included in Information Leaflet below) during their office hours.

Coordinators for the School of Social Sciences and Philosophy (Economics, Political Science, Sociology and Philosophy), will only sign Module Registration forms during office hours - they will not sign forms at the welcome meeting or outside office hour.

Current Visiting Students

Economics Visiting Student Coordinator

Professor Nicola Mastrorocco is our visiting student coordinator for 2019/20. Prof Mastrorocco will hold his office hours on Thursdays, 4-6pm, in Room 3018, Arts Building.

Course Requirements

Visiting students are expected to fulfil the same course requirements, in terms of coursework and exams, as Trinity students.

*The Semester 1 exam period takes place from 9th to 14th December 2019. Extra contingency days may be required outside the normal assessment week. Students should bear this in mind when making arrangements to travel home.*


All Junior Fresh (1st Year), Senior Fresh (2nd Year) and Junior Sophister (3rd year) modules are worth 5 ECTS. Senior Sophister (4th Year) modules are worth 10 ECTS.

Buddy Programme for Incoming Visiting Students

The Buddy Programme is an international networking program which aims at matching up incoming visiting students from across the world with a TCD student, who will act as mentor or guide to their International Buddy. If you are interested in signing up for a Buddy please complete the form here.
You can email the Buddy Programme here.

Prospective Visiting Students

Further details on how to apply to come to Trinity as a visiting student are available from the university's Study at Trinity website.