ADU Offers The Opportunity to Obtain Master’s Degree From Trinity College Dublin


  • 4+1 Pathway Program encouraging ADU’s engineering students enrolled in its ABET-accredited BSc Civil Engineering school to earn a Master of Science in Civil Engineering degree from Trinity College Dublin
  • Trinity College Dublin is ranked number one in Ireland and 101 globally


In a continuous bid to elevate the student experience, Abu Dhabi University (ADU)’s College of Engineering (CoE) joins forces with Ireland’s leading university, Trinity College Dublin through the launch of an exchange program tailored for Civil Engineering students, enabling them to earn a postgraduate degree in one year. ADU continues to collaborate with leading local and global academic institutes such as Trinity College to provide students with an ingenious educational journey.

Through this partnership, ADU and Trinity College Dublin seek to establish a student exchange program based on knowledge sharing and collaboration. Famed for research postgraduate opportunities, Trinity College Dublin welcome ADU’s qualified Civil Engineering students to enroll in a full-time one-year Masters of Science in Civil Engineering Program through the mutual 4+1 pathway. Trinity College Dublin is ranked number one in Ireland, 101 globally by the QS World University Ranking in 2022 and 92nd in the world of Graduate Employability.

Commenting on the partnership, Professor Waqar Ahmad, Chancellor of Abu Dhabi University said: “At ADU, we are committed to providing students with world-class education and high-caliber teaching resources. We are proud to collaborate once again with a leading university such as Trinity College Dublin that shares our vision in providing students an exemplary educational journey. This partnership, in addition to others, will encourage our students to tackle new experiences and gain a greater understanding of their field. This is yet another step we take towards ensuring we best prepare our students for the career market.”

Professor Emma Stokes, Vice President for Global Engagement, Trinity College, said: “We are delighted to welcome students from Abu Dhabi University to Trinity’s School of Engineering – an opportunity made possible by this partnership which is a first for the School in the region. Trinity is committed to its global engagement and to diversifying our student body and our wider community. This partnership creates many possibilities for collaboration in teaching, learning, research and cultural understanding. It also forms the basis for widening the partnership across a number of Schools in Trinity. We are particularly delighted to be. signed this partnership agreement in person – the first time since the start of the pandemic.”

ADU’s CoE is the largest engineering college in the UAE. Its state-of-the-art curriculum and advanced facilities offer a strong range of engineering programs that successfully prepare students to tackle the market’s ever-changing needs.

Founded in 1592, Trinity College Dublin is Ireland’s top-ranked university. Situated in the center of Ireland’s vibrant capital city, Trinity’s stunning campus is home to a community of scholars at the cutting edge of research and teaching. Combining historic traditions with world-renowned centers of research excellence, Trinity College Dublin offers a unique opportunity to blend a rigorous academic program with an unparalleled array of cultural, social and professional experiences.

Trinity College Dublin will assist ADU students in arranging accommodation and providing assistance in matters of health, language and any other local custom that may rise.