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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.

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.

Please note that Broad Curriculum linguistic modules should be applied for online on the Broad Curriculum web page

Handbook and Application Form

Reading Week

  • Undergraduate modules: Reading Week (no undergraduate lectures) is in week 7 of each semester (Michaelmas term: 22–26 October 2018; Hilary Term: 4–8 March 2019)
  • Postgraduate modules: Reading Week is in week 12 (Michaelmas Term 26–30 November 2018; Hilary Term: 8–12 April 2019)

Registration for CLCS modules 2018/2019

At the beginning of the academic year, all visiting and exchange students who wish to register for CLCS course modules must meet with the Visiting Student Coordinator Prof. Breffni O'Rourke (

  1. Please be sure to fill in the CLCS Visiting and Exchange Student Application Form before meeting with the Co-ordinator. The form can be downloaded above or obtained from the CLCS Office, Room 4091, Arts Building.
  2. In order to meet with Prof. O'Rourke to finalise choices and enroll in modules (subject to availability of places and timetabling constraints), go to Room 3041 in the Arts Building during the following times:
    • Michaelmas Term:
      • Wednesday 5 September 2018, 10.30 am to 12.30 pm
      • Thursday 6 September 2018, 10.30 am to 12.30 pm
      • Friday 7 September 2018, 10.30 am to 12.30 pm
    • Hilary Term:
      • Thursday 17 January 2018, 10.30 am to 11.30 am
      • Friday 18 January 2018, 10.30 pm to 11.30 am
  3. (ONLY if you cannot attend at those times, contact Prof. O'Rourke (email above) to arrange an alternative time.)

  4. Return your completed Academic Registry Modules Form to the Academic Registry.

Visiting / Erasmus Student Queries during Term time

  • Prof. Breffni O'Rourke (
  • Room 3041, Arts Building
  • Times:
    • Michaelmas term: Friday 11.00 am - 1.00 pm
    • Hilary term: Thursday 2.00 pm – 4.00 pm