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International Students: Undergraduate and Postgraduate Enquiries

The School of Chemistry welcomes applications for all of our degrees from international students. Information on our courses and the application process can be found on the links below:

Incoming International Visiting Students (Undergraduate)

Student orientation for visiting students to the School of Chemistry will be announced shortly. For more information email Dr Richard Hobbs at

Incoming International Students / Study Abroad Students
How to Apply
Information on the application process for Visiting Study Abroad and Erasmus students can be found on the Study at Trinity webpage.

Next Steps

  • Once you have received confirmation of your acceptance from the School of Chemistry, you will be invited to attend our visiting student orientation for all incoming students. Details of the next visiting student orientation session are available by contacting
  • General information about module registration.
  • The most up-to-date information on application procedures and Visiting Student life at Trinity College Dublin can be found on the Study website.
  • Trinity Student Learning and Development have published a new brochure, "How to Study in Trinity: A Guide for International Students." This brochure aims to inform international students on the various aspects of Trinity’s academic culture and expectations and offers practical advice on how to approach certain academic challenges that international students might experience.
  • A helpful Orientation Map of Trinity College Dublin can be found here.
  • Students studying at Trinity College Dublin have access to a comprehensive level of student support. Information about student support can be found here.

Module Registration
Module registration forms are available through the Academic Registry’s webpage. Once you have attended the School’s visiting student orientation session, you will be asked to make an appointment with the Visiting Student Co-ordinator to discuss your module choices.

  • Visiting students must register for a minimum of 45 ECTS if they are registering for the academic year at Trinity. Please make sure that the modules you wish to register for are accepted by your home institution.
  • Students must register for each chemistry module with the School’s Visiting Student Co-ordinator. Only students who have already been accepted by the School can be registered for chemistry modules. Please do not try and sign up for a module if we have not already agreed to accept you as a student.
  • Modules outside of the School of Chemistry must be authorised by the relevant Visiting Student Co-ordinator in each School.

Once you have completed your module registration form, and submitted the authorised copy to Academic Registry, you will be able to access your personalised module timetable through your Trinity online portal.

Contact Details





Visiting and Erasmus Student Co-ordinator

Prof. Richard Hobbs

Module Registration

Global Officer
(School of Chemistry)


Student Enquires & Visiting Student Orientation


Frequently Asked Questions

How do I sign up for orientation?
All incoming students will be contacted via email with details of upcoming orientation meetings. The School of Chemistry will contact you via the address that you provide on your Study Abroad/Erasmus application form. Please make sure that regularly check this email account upon arrival in Dublin.

Can I take any module within the School of Chemistry?
The majority of visiting students take modules from our Junior Sophister (third year) programmes in Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, Chemistry with Molecular Modelling or Nanoscience, Physics and Chemistry of Advanced Materials. Details of these modules are available here. Please note that you must contact the School’s Visiting Student Co-ordinator contact before you can register for a module.

All modules are dependent on the availability of places on individual courses and your background in the subject. The School’s Visiting Student Co-ordinator can meet you individually upon request and advise you on the requirements for each module.

Can I register for modules in other schools?
The School of Chemistry can only register you for modules taught by the School of Chemistry. You will need to contact the appropriate School in order to sign up for modules outside chemistry. Any questions about studying in another Schools should be addressed to the appropriate co-ordinator.

When will timetables become available?
Finalized timetables will be available in mid-September. Once you have completed registration, you will be able to access your personalised timetable through your TCD portal. Please make sure that you only refer to your online timetable once you have successfully registered for your modules.

How do I get my transcripts after I leave Trinity College?
A transcript of results is sent by Trinity’s Academic Registry to your home university.