Trinity Programs

Trinity College is proud to offer a portfolio of nine Trinity-administered study away programs located in nine urban and global sites in key locations around the world. 

Rome Campus

The
Trinity College Rome Campus, established in 1970, is the college's flagship study away program and offers an outstanding educational opportunity in one of the world’s great cities. Students enjoy excellent professors, a broad liberal arts curriculum, stimulating fieldwork in Rome, a variety of internship opportunities, and faculty-led academic excursions:

Terms offered: Fall, Spring, Academic Year and Summer

Language of instruction: English and Italian

Eligibility: 3.0 GPA

Housing: On-campus dormitories or off-campus student residence

Internship: Optional (0.5 Trinity credits = 2 semester hours)

Recommended majors/possible areas of study: Italian, Classics, Classical Civilization, Art History, Political Science, History, and Economics.

Barcelona

Trinity in Barcelona offers students at all language levels the opportunity to explore a fully bilingual – and multicultural – city. All students enroll in a Trinity core course, “Barcelona: In Search of the Structure of Its Daily Life," study Spanish for the semester and have the option of taking a photography elective at the Trinity in Barcelona Center. For their remaining courses, students will enroll in university classes at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra.

Terms offered: Fall, Spring, Academic Year and Summer. 

Language of instruction: Spanish and English. 

Eligibility: 2.7 GPA

Housing: Homestays (intermediate and advanced students) or student residence (beginner language students)

Internship: Optional (available to advanced language students only)

Academic Partner: Universitat Pompeu Fabra

Recommended majors/possible areas of study: Hispanic Studies, Photography Art History, Literature, Anthropology, Political Science, History, Economics and International Studies

Buenos Aires

Trinity in Buenos Aires provides students with both intermediate and advanced Spanish-language abilities a variety of strong academic, cultural, and co-curricular opportunities. Students take the Trinity core course, “Buenos Aires: The Urban Experience, Human Rights, and Cultural Production," complete an academic internship and take remaining courses at a prestigious Argentine university:

Terms offered: Fall, Spring and Academic Year

Language of instruction: Spanish.

Eligibility: Two semesters of college-level Spanish. 2.8 GPA. 

Housing: Homestays

Internship: Required (1.0 Trinity credit = 4 semester hours)

Academic Partners: Universidad de Buenos Aires, Universidad del Salvador, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella, and Universidad Catolica Argentina

Recommended majors/possible areas of study: Hispanic Studies, Latin American Studies, Human Rights, Music, International Studies, Political Science,  Sociology, Urban Studies, and History.

Cape Town

First established in 1998, Trinity in Cape Town provides students with the opportunity to spend a semester or year in this fascinating city while studying at the prestigious local universities. All students take a Trinity core course,
“Imagining South Africa” , complete an academic internship and take remaining courses at a prestigious South African university:

Terms offered: Fall, Spring and Academic Year

Language of instruction: English

Eligibility: 2.5 GPA

Housing: Student apartments

Internship: Required (1.0 Trinity credit = 4 semester hours)

Academic Partners: University of Cape Town and University of the Western Cape

Recommended majors/possible areas of study: African Studies; International Studies, Political Science, History, Environmental Science, Women, Gender & Sexuality, Sciences, Theater and Dance; Engineering, Human Rights, Sociology, Psychology, Economics, Arts.

Paris

Founded in 2006,  Trinity in Paris offers courses in French language and culture, psychology, history, politics, sociology, urban studies, English literature, american studies, and the arts in one of the world’s most vibrant cities. Students study at Trinity in Paris Center, located in Saint Germain-des-Prés:

Terms offered: Fall, Spring and Academic Year

Language of instruction: English and French

Eligibility: 2.7 GPA

Housing: Homestays or student apartments

Internship: Optional

Academic Partner: Institut Catholique de Paris (ICP)

Recommended majors/possible areas of study: French, French Studies, Art History, Political Science, History, American Studies, English, International Studies, Fine Arts, Sociology, Psychology and Urban Studies

Trinidad

Trinity in Trinidad is the college’s academic study away program for exploring Caribbean Civilization. It offers an unparalleled immersion experience in and out of the classroom in one of the Caribbean region’s most  dynamic and unique societies, the two-island Republic of Trinidad and Tobago:

Terms offered: Fall, Spring and Academic Year

Language of instruction: English

Eligibility: 2.5 GPA

Housing: Dormitories

Internship: Required (1.0 Trinity credit = 4 semester hours)

Academic Partner: University of the West Indies

Recommended majors/possible areas of study: International Studies, Music, Women, Gender & Sexuality, Theater and Dance, Religion, Engineering, Anthropology, Photography; Political Science, Human Rights, Psychology, Film Studies, Environmental Science, Biology, Chemistry, Economics,Educational Studies, English, History, Literature, Marine Studies, Math, Philosophy, Political Science, Sociology.

Shanghai

Trinity in Shanghai has offered students the opportunity to live and study in the premier economic center of China and one of the most dynamic and global megacities in the world since its inception in Fall 2012. All students enroll in a core course, "Contemprary Shanghai," study Chinese at appropriate levels and enroll in courses at a prestigious local university:

Terms offered: Spring, Fall and Academic Year

Language of instruction: English and Chinese

Eligibility: 2.7 GPA. No language requirement.

Housing: Student resident halls

Internship: Optional (1 Trinity credit = 4 semester hours)

Academic Partner: Fudan University

Recommended majors/possible areas of study: Urban Studies, Economics, Anthropology, History, International Studies, Asian Studies, Religion, Chinese, Political Science, and Sociology.

Vienna

Located in one of Europe’s historical, cultural, intellectual, and geopolitical centers, Trinity in Vienna has provided students the opportunity to study a wide variety of subjects since the program's inception in 2005. All students take the Trinity core course, “Thought and Culture of Vienna,” and take additional courses in English at the highly regarded University of Vienna:

Terms offered: Spring only

Language of instruction: English and German

Eligibility: 2.7 GPA. No language requirement.

Housing: Student resident halls

Internship: Optional (0.5 Trinity credita = 2 semester hours)

Academic Partner: University of Vienna

Recommended majors/possible areas of study: Philosophy, American Studies, International Studies, Political Science, Human Rights, English, Public Policy and Law, and Economics.

Important dates

 October 1 - Spring application deadline for Trinity programs.  Application deadlines for non-Trinity programs will vary so students should check directly with their program.
 
October 10 - Deadline to withdraw from study away for spring without a penalty

November 15 - Deadline to submit the Application for Transfer Credit to the Registrar for the SPRING SEMESTER
 
December 22 - Deadline to submit a Request to Study Away for a semester or year for the following academic year (example: December 22, 2015 deadline to study away fall 2016 or spring 2017)
 
March 15 - Fall application deadline for Trinity programs.  Application deadlines for non-Trinity programs will vary so students should check directly with their program.
 
 March 15 - Deadline to submit a Request to Study Away for summer programs.
 
April 1 - Deadline to withdraw from study away for the following fall or full year

May 1 - Deadline to submit the Application for Transfer Credit to the Registrar for the FALL SEMESTER