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Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT)

Located in the centre of Dublin, Ireland's capital city, Dublin Institute of Technology (commonly referred to as DIT) (Irish: Institiúid Teicneolaíochta Bhaile Átha Cliath) is one of the largest higher education institutions in Ireland with around 22,000 students and 1,700 staff.

It has been ranked in top 100 universities globally under 50 years old. Though its present form was legally established only in 1992, the Institute can trace its unbroken history back to the establishment in 1887 of the first technical education institution in Ireland.

Academically DIT comprises four colleges: Engineering and Built Environment; Business; Science and Health; and Arts and Tourism; together the Graduate Research School. There are twenty-seven academic schools, four major research institutes, many research centres and various technology transfer and commercial units.

The institution awards Bachelor, Masters and Doctoral degrees which comply fully with the national qualifications framework and which are fully recognised internationally.

The DIT is currently consolidating from multiple campus sites to a single campus in the centre of Dublin. The new campus combining historic and modern architecture.

Contact details:
Dublin Institute of Technology
Address: 143-149 Rathmines Road, Dublin 6, Ireland
Phone number: (+35) 314023000
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Web site: www.dit.ie