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Geography included in the Trinity Top 100 Universities in the World for 20 Subjects

March 2019

Trinity College Dublin has reinforced its reputation as Ireland’s leading university with a strong performance in the newly-published QS World University Subject Rankings 2019.

The University has been ranked in the top 50 global universities for six subjects, and in the top 100, for a further 14 subjects. Overall Trinity has been ranked No.1 in Ireland in 29 subjects, underlining the strength and depth of the University’s research across a wide range of disciplines.

Trinity is ranked in the QS top 100 in the world in each of the following subjects: History, Modern Languages, Theology Divinity and Religious Studies, Computer Science & Information Systems, Biological Sciences, Medicine, Chemistry, Geography, Materials Science, Education, Law, Politics & International Studies, Social Policy & Administration and Sports-related subjects.

It has also been ranked in the top 100 for four broad subject areas: Arts & Humanities in 50th place globally; Engineering & Technology in 88th place; Life Sciences & Medicine in 89th place; and Social Sciences and Management 89th.

The QS 2019 Subject Rankings are compiled based on a review of 1,200 universities from 78 locations. Universities are scored according to academic reputation, employer reputation and research impact (citations). The importance of academic reputation to these rankings is paramount, and Trinity’s consistently strong performance across a range of subjects clearly demonstrates the high regard in which the University’s researchers are held around the globe.

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