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  • Locations: Dublin, Ireland
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: Duke applicants only
Fact Sheet:
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Click here for a definition of this term Open to Non-Duke Students: No Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English
Click here for a definition of this term Program Advisor: Carolyn Covalt Minimum Class Level: Sophomore
Click here for a definition of this term Course Load: 6 modules/30 ECTS/semester Click here for a definition of this term Additional Program Prerequisites: None
Click here for a definition of this term Language Requirement: None Click here for a definition of this term Areas of Study: Art History, Arts & Humanities, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Classical Studies, Computer Science, Creative Writing, Economics, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Engineering, English, Gender Sexuality and Feminist Studies, Global Cultural Studies, History, Latin, Linguistics, Literature, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Music, Natural Sciences, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology and Neuroscience, Public Policy, Religious Studies, Slavic and Eurasian Studies, Social Sciences, Sociology, Statistical Science, Theater Studies
Duke Administered Program?: No
Program Description:

Please note that the Duke Study  Abroad Fee will be charged to students enrolled in this program. For more information about the fee, please see

PLEASE NOTE: Any “Early Start/ Summer Start Up Programme” courses taken at Trinity College Dublin before the beginning of the fall term (Michaelmas) will NOT be accepted by Duke as transfer credits and will NOT count towards the required full time course load for the fall term, which is 30 ECTS.  If you choose to participate in one of these programs, it will be considered a personal enrichment experience and not an academic one by Duke. 

What Trinity College Dublin has to offer
  • Established in 1592, one of Europe's oldest universities
  • The alma mater of many of Ireland's most famous historical figures
  • A vigorous academic atmosphere and highly competitive admission
  • Set on 40 acres in the heart of Dublin near museums, libraries, theatres, cinemas, shops and restaurants
  • The largest research and teaching library in Ireland, which houses the priceless eighth-century Book of Kells
  • An active student union and many student clubs and societies that serve a wide range of political, social, academic, athletic and recreational interests

  • Housing is off campus with other IFSA students in IFSA-operated student apartments
  • Furnished apartments have kitchen facilities where you can prepare your own meals
  • Meals are also available in the dining halls, cafeterias and bars on campus
  • Choose to dine in the Commons at a semiformal meal each evening that begins with Latin grace, a 400-year tradition
  • Students may stay in their housing during vacation periods between terms

  • Small classes and high faculty-to-student ratio
  • Focus on traditional subjects
  • Students take all their courses within the schools or departments to which they are admitted. In most cases, usually no more than four schools or departments
Top departments
  • Drama and theatre
  • History
  • English
  • All departments are excellent