Why Choose Trinity?
Welcome to Trinity College Dublin, Ireland’s leading university, which has been inspiring generations of brilliant thinkers for over 400 years. Join our 18,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students and work with some of the most influential and reputable professors in their field.
Trinity is ranked 1st in Ireland and 98th in the world. Trinity also ranks in the top 100 in 13 subjects, globally 1. Find out more about rankings.
1 QS World University Rankings 2023
Trinity ranks 92nd in the world for Graduate Employability 2 and is committed to preparing its students for the ever-changing challenges of the 21st century workplace. To find out more about careers please click here.
Trinity also encourages innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit, providing incubation programmes for student-led companies, and has been named as Europe’s leading university for producing venture backed entrepreneurs.2 QS World University Graduate Employability Rankings 2020
Study Abroad and Exchange Opportunities
Trinity also ranks as the 8th most international university in the world 3. The university provides an ever-expanding number of opportunities for students to undertake a global mobility experience at one of our many partner universities overseas. Find out more about study abroad and exchange.
3 Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021
Dublin - one of the World's Best Cities
The Trinity campus is located in the heart of one of the most popular and safest cities in the world. Dublin is a vibrant and multicultural European capital, which ranks as the 37th best student city in the world 4. Learn more about Trinity's location.4 QS World's Best Student Cities 2019
Our Vibrant Campus Life
With over 170 clubs and societies, including many international groups, there's something for everyone. At Trinity, involvement in student organisations is not seen as just a hobby, but an integral part of your education. Find out more about clubs and societies.
Strong Research Reputation
Our students receive world-class education in a research-centred, collaborative environment and have the opportunity to work with global leaders in their field. Trinity is also the only Irish member of the prestigious League of 23 European Research Universities (LERU). Find out more about Trinity research.
Join our Esteemed Alumni
Trinity has produced some of the world’s finest and most enquiring minds including the writers Oscar Wilde and Samuel Beckett (Nobel laureate), the scientists William Rowan Hamilton and Ernest Walton (Nobel laureate), the political thinker Edmund Burke, and the former President of Ireland and UNHCR Mary Robinson. This tradition finds expression today in a campus culture of scholarship, innovation, creativity, entrepreneurship and dedication to societal reform. Find out more about Trinity's alumni.
Be at the Centre of Things
Trinity’s central location makes it highly accessible for all forms of public transport: Trinity has its own LUAS (tram) station and there is a DART (Dublin’s suburban rail system) station opposite the campus. A large number of Dublin’s bus services pass by the University and national bus routes are a few minutes walk away. Dublin’s two main train stations are in close proximity, while Dublin airport is 13km (8 miles) from the campus and is directly accessible via bus or taxi.
The Trinity Welcome
A warm Trinity welcome awaits all our students. We believe that a diverse campus adds to the Trinity Experience for everyone, enhances their personal development and enriches the culture of the university. Trinity is an open and inclusive university and our commitment to equality and diversity are values on which Trinity’s excellence relies.