The Trinity International Development Initiative (TIDI) is a college-wide program involving multiple disciplines and all three faculties.  Through research, teaching and outreach activities, TIDI maximizes the university's contribution to understanding and addressing the major global development challenges of our time.

TIDI forms an overarching structure to coordinating and promoting international development research and education at Trinity that attracts world-class researchers and collaborators.  It is a forum for engagement with all socio-economic stakeholders and policymakers.

TIDI aims for TCD to be internationally renowned for excellence in development research and education and the provision of practical solutions to real-world challenges.