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How to Apply

Please email with any questions on the application process or your application.

Application Deadlines

Autumn Term and Full Year
(September Start)

Spring Term
(January Start)
Applications Open 1 November 1 August
Applications Close 15 April 15 October

*Note that early application is recommended as demand for places is high. Applications will not be accepted after the closing date.

Additional requirements for application:

Along with the application form, please include an official university transcript, a letter of recommendation, an academic statement and a passport sized photograph. Further information can be found in the Study Abroad brochure and on the application form. Please note we no longer require an application fee.

US Study Abroad Providers

US students also have the option to apply through one of the following organisations which are familiar with Trinity College's procedures and academic expectations. Please note that Trinity College will only consider one application; if more than one is received, no action will be taken until the applicant indicates their preferred programme. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the best route of application with their home institution's study abroad office. Some universities prefer direct entry, while some recommend particular study abroad provider organisations. There are many ways to study at Trinity College Dublin. If you'd like further guidance on which route is right for you, please email

Entrance requirements

Students must be currently registered at a university and have completed a minimum of two years study at a high standard. For US students, a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.3 is generally required. If you have concerns or questions about how your academic standing will impact your application, please email or

English language proficiency entry requirements

English is the language of teaching at Trinity College Dublin. If English is not your first language, you will be asked for proof of English language proficiency. Requirements can be found here: English language proficiency entry requirements.


Last updated 19 December 2016 Web Administrator (Email).