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Visiting and Exchange Students

Many of the modules taught by the Centre for Language and Communication Studies (CLCS) may be taken by visiting and exchange students (subject to availability and timetabling).

Note: In order to apply for any of our modules you must first register as a Visiting/Exchange student at Trinity College. Information about how to become a Visiting/Exchange student at Trinity College may be found on Trinity's International Students pages.

Handbook and Application Form

CLCS Visiting and Exchange Student Application Form (PDF) (Word). NB: Once your module choices have been finalised as the Semester begins, please email your completed application form clearly marked 'Subject: VS 2020/21 Completed Application Form to the CLCS Visiting Students Coordinator (see below)

Orientation Meeting (Online):

(1) Topic: CLCS online enrolment meeting, Time: Sep 24, 2020 02:00 PM Dublin

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 890 8343 2826, Passcode: 2Wn2vf

(2) Topic: CLCS online enrolment meeting 2, Time: Sep 24, 2020 03:00 PM Dublin

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 814 1490 9714, Passcode: 8huEhX

Reading Week

Undergraduate modules: Reading Week (no undergraduate lectures) is in week 7 of each semester (Michaelmas term: 2–6 November 2020; Hilary Term: 15–19 March 2021)

Registration for CLCS modules 2020/2021

The Academic Registry will be contacting all incoming visiting students to inform them of the process of choosing modules in the months before the Semester begins. Please make sure to regularly check the email you used in your application, as this is where all directives from Trinity will be sent. You will be asked to review all the modules available to you on the Module Directory, and then enter your preferences in an online form. Please make sure that to meet all pre-requisite requirements before submitting your choices. You will then be enrolled closer to the beginning of the semester.

Visiting/Erasmus Student Queries during Term time

Dr Neasa Ní Chiaráin (

CLCS Office: Room 4091, Arts Building

Language Assistant Opportunity

Dear student,

The Centre for Language and Communication Studies (CLCS) requires native speaking language assistants for the Trinity Language and Culture electives during the 2020/21 academic year.

The role involves assisting language instructors during language classes which will be delivered online for Michaelmas term 2020. This usually involves helping small groups of students with project work, pronunciation and various other tasks determined by the teacher.

The classes are on Tuesday mornings (09:00-11:00) and Thursday afternoons (16:00-18:00) and the rate of pay is €90 per term (€10p/h for a maximum of 9 hours per term).

If you are interested in applying for one of these teaching roles, please email Caroline Smyth ( stating your name, student number, native language and days you will be available.

Kind regards

Caroline Smyth
Language Modules Co-ordinator
Centre for Language and Communication Studies
Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin
Dublin 2, Ireland