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Incoming Visiting and Exchange Students

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The Department of Philosophy warmly welcomes international visiting students who may be attending Trinity College for just one semester, or a full academic year. Such students may take any module from the Junior Fresher (JF) and/or Senior Fresher (SF) years. Under special circumstances, and with the proper background in philosophy and the approval of the Philosophy Visiting Student Coordinator, courses from the Junior Sophister (JS) and/or Senior Sophister (SS) years may be selected.

Prospective Visiting Students

Further details on how to apply to come to Trinity as a visiting student are available on the Study at Trinity website. Any queries about course options may be directed to the Philosophy Visiting Student Coordinator, Prof. Lilian Alweiss (email).

Visiting Students Welcome Meeting

The joint Business/School of Social Sciences and Philosophy welcome meeting, for incoming students will take place on Wednesday 4th September at 6pm in the Edmund Burke Theatre, Arts Building.

The presentation slides from the welcome meeting can be found here.

Current Visiting Students

Philosophy Visiting Student Coordinator

Prof. Lilian Alweiss (email) is our visiting student coordinator for incoming students. Her office is room 5007, Arts Building, and her office hours are Mondays 10.30-11.30am.

  • Course Registration Forms

    All visiting students intending to take courses in the Department of Philosophy must obtain and complete a course registration form. Full instructions on module enrolment procedures are available from the University's Academic Registry

    Course Requirements

    Full-year visiting students, students who are visiting for Michaelmas term (autumn semester) and students who are visiting for Hilary term (spring semester) are expected to fulfill the same course requirements, in terms of course work and exams, as Trinity students.

    The Michaelmas term examination period takes place from 9th - 14th December 2019, which all Michaelmas term visiting students and full-year visiting students should bear in mind when making travel arrangements.

    The Hilary term examination period takes place from 27th April - 2nd May 2020, which all Hilary term visiting students and full-year visiting students should bear in mind when making travel arrangements.