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Technological University Dublin

Technological University Dublin (TU Dublin) is the result of the merger of three renowned technical colleges: Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT), Institute of Technology Blanchardstown (ITB), and Institute of Technology Tallaght (ITT). The university has a student body of over 35,000 students and is located across four main campuses in Dublin: Grangegorman, Kevin Street, Blanchardstown, and Tallaght. Each campus offers a unique atmosphere and set of facilities, providing students with a well-rounded educational experience.

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The overview

The main things you need to know about studying at the Technological University Dublin.

  • Rankings

    Technological University Dublin has received high recognition in international university rankings, including those by THE (Times Higher Education) and QS (Quacquarelli Symonds). In the 2021 THE rankings, TU Dublin was listed among the top universities in Ireland and was praised for its strong performance in research and innovation. Similarly, in the QS World University Rankings, TU Dublin was ranked among the top universities in Ireland, demonstrating its commitment to delivering high-quality education and cutting-edge research.

  • Employability

    TU Dublin is dedicated to preparing students for success in the workplace. The university's Career Development Centre provides a range of services and resources to help students develop the skills, knowledge, and experience necessary to excel in their chosen careers. TU Dublin also works closely with industry partners to provide opportunities for students to gain practical experience and build professional networks.

  • Fees

    At Technological University Dublin, undergraduate and postgraduate fees for EU students range from €3,250 to €4,450 per academic year. International students can expect fees of €11,650 to €12,200, which vary depending on the program. The university offers flexible payment options and payment plans to help students manage their tuition costs.

  • Bursaries

    Technological University Dublin provides several scholarships and bursaries to support its students, including the 1916 Bursary Fund and the SUSI support programme. The 1916 Bursary Fund is a special fund established to support students from disadvantaged backgrounds, while the SUSI support programme provides financial assistance to eligible students to help cover their tuition fees. These programs are just two examples of Technological University Dublin's commitment to providing students with the resources they need to succeed and overcome any financial barriers to their education.


TU Dublin offers a range of accommodation options to its students, including on-campus and off-campus housing. On-campus options include halls of residence, while off-campus options include apartments, flats, and houses. The university also offers a housing advice service to help students find the best option to meet their needs. AFS offers affordable, convenient, and student-friendly accommodation options in the Dublin area, providing a solution for those who are seeking alternative options to traditional university housing. AFS provides a hassle-free and affordable accommodation experience to students in Dublin, giving them peace of mind and making the transition to university life a little easier.

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Students' Union

The Students' Union at TU Dublin is a vibrant and active organization that provides students with a wealth of opportunities to get involved and make the most of their university experience. From clubs and societies, to events and campaigns, the union is at the heart of student life at TU Dublin. The union also provides support and representation for students, advocating on their behalf and working to ensure that their needs and interests are taken into account. With a dedicated team of student leaders and a range of initiatives and activities, the Students' Union at TU Dublin is a key resource for students seeking to make the most of their time at university.

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Famous for

Entrepreneurial ethos and industry-focused approach with extensive collaboration with industry for research and teaching. TU Dublin is also committed to sustainability with its Green Campus committee, focusing on air quality, biodiversity, commuting, and energy policy.


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