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Trinity College Dublin

Trinity College Dublin was founded in 1592 as the first –and later- only college of the University of Dublin. Trinity College is recognised worldwide for its academic excellence and for the prestige of being home to notable people such as Samuel Beckett, Oscar Wilde, Jonathan Swift, amongst others.

Fast Facts

Dublin, Republic of Ireland

Number of Students
Over 17,000

Over 122 countries


  • Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Engineering, Mathematics and Science
  • Faculty of Health Sciences

Notable Alumni

  • William Campbell, Nobel Prize in Medicine
  • Ernest Walton, Nobel Prize in Physics
  • Erwin Schrödinger, physicist
  • Samuel Beckett, Nobel Prize in Literature
  • Oscar Wilde, writer
  • Bram Stocker, writer
  • Jonathan Swift, writer
  • Edmund Burke, philosopher

Key strengths in teaching and research

  • Biological Sciences
  • Economics & Econometrics
  • English Language & Literature
  • History
  • Law
  • Medicine & Nursing
  • Modern Languages
  • Pharmacy & Pharmacology
  • Politics & International Studies
  • Psychology


Trinity offers an exceptional educational experience focused on a research-inspired curriculum and offers to its student’s world-renowned centres of research excellence.

in Ireland

QS World University Rankings, 2018

in the world

QS World University Rankings, 2024

in the world

THE University Rankings, 2017


Trinity College Dublin, is located in the centre of Ireland’s capital city. Its beautiful campus –which includes the country’s largest research library- is one of the most significant tourist attractions in Dublin.

Known as the” City of a Thousand Welcomes”, Dublin is distinguished by the friendliness of its people, literature, cuisine and its famous pubs.

It is the perfect combination of a Viking heritage and modernity, making this small but cosmopolitan city a thrilling place to discover.

Other information

Did you know?

  • The Library of Trinity College is the largest in Ireland. As a legal deposit library for the UK the university is entitled to a copy of every book published in Ireland and the United Kingdom, holding a collection of 4.25 million books
  • Trinity College Dublin offers state-of-the-art facilities such as the Science Gallery, the nanoscience research centre (CRANN), the Long Room Hub Institute for Arts and Humanities, the Biomedical Sciences Institute, and The Lir Academy for Dramatic Art

Scholarships and Funding

Trinity College Dublin has various funding and scholarship arrangements in place for international students. Scholarships may be offered by the university itself, some by the Irish Government, whilst others are country-specific scholarships or study loans, part of an agreement with funding bodies across Latin America. Below is an overview of opportunities available to Latin American students interested in studying at Trinity College Dublin.

For further information please do some research directly with these funding bodies, or contact the Inova Education team and we can assist you identifying opportunities available in your country. Note that in most cases you cannot apply for scholarships or study loans until after you have secured a university offer.

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