Trinity College Dublin is a destination within the European Liberal Arts Network (ELAN) for University College Utrecht students, located in Dublin, Ireland.

Acclaimed subjects

Since this is an ELAN-destination, the focus will be on Humanties and/or language courses. Law and English Language & Literature courses are especially good.

Number of places available

2 students per semester

Academic calendar

Fall Semester: Early September – end of December
Spring Semester: Mid-January – end of April

Language of instruction


Application deadlines

Fall Semester: 1 March
Spring Semester: 30 September

Course offerings

Information about courses for exchange students can be found here.

Credit system

Trinity uses the ECTS. One semester students are expected to take 25-30 ECTS.

Grade system

Grading differs from UCU; see “Grading” here.


Exchange students can access limited on-campus housing and have access to purpose-built student accommodation in Dublin’s city centre. More information here.


Information about costs of life at Trinity can be found here.


Trinity provides Orientation Support to introduce students to life at Trinity. This includes everything from information about academic course registration to tours of campus, breakout sessions, film nights in the Global Room, sessions focused on life in Dublin, opportunities to meet your new classmates and much more.

Student experiences

Trinity College is a new destination, and therefore we have not received feedback from our students yet. Be the first UCU student to explore Trinity! You can also find some impressions by exchange students from other universities who have studied abroad at Trinity.

More information

For information about the requirements for studying abroad, the application procedure and more, go to UCU's Study abroad page. 

You can browse through all UCU exchange destinations and UU exchange destinations in the exchange catalog.