Global engagement

China Collaborations

CQC sign at the main campus entrance


Queen’s in China: Providing joint degrees with China Medical University

12/12/2016 - China Medical University – The Queen's University of Belfast Joint College (CQC in short) was jointly established by China Medical University and Queen's University Belfast in 2014.


Shenzhen and Queen's University: 20 years in partnership

2/11/2016 - We established an education partnership in 1997 with Shenzhen University, China, the longest serving partnership programme in Queen’s to date.

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Enduring relationships

Queen’s University enjoys invaluable relationships in China

Our educational partnerships help the next generation of students become world-class global scholars, research partnerships to build a better global society.

Our links with China

Campus building at China Medical University – Queen’s University BelfastJoint College

Queen's in China

Queen's is one of just a handful of UK universities to have a physical presence in China.

China Medical University - Queen's University Belfast Joint College (CQC), was opened in collaboration with the China Medical University in 2014.

Our links with China

India Collaborations

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Queen's and India

Queen's University has long enjoyed relationships with India's top businesses and universities.

We've worked together on matters of education, research and business, allowing the development of new collaborations that will mutually benefit both India and Northern Ireland.

Our links with India

headquarters of Indian multinational corporation, Infosys

Working with world-leading companies

In 2013, Queen’s formed a major strategic partnership with Bangalore-based Infosys,

the world's most prominent IT organisation.

Our links with India

Middle East Collaborations

VC Patrick Johnston at the innaugral meeting of the Mohammad Bin Rashid board of trustees


Queen's and Mohammad Bin Rashid University: A Partnership for Tomorrow

21/12/2016 - In January 2015, an academic partnership Services Agreement was signed between Queen’s and Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC) to support the development and establishment of the Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU) in DHCC.

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Queen's University has enjoyed successful collaborations in the Middle East for many years with some of the regions top universities and organisations.

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Southeast Asia Collaborations

New law building from University street


Queen's and Brickfields: A Partnership in Excellence

16/11/2016 - Queen’s University School of Law and Brickfields Asia College entered into a partnership in 2014. This partnership promotes legal education through global collaboration.

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Singapore Collaborations

Singapore is one of our most important areas for collaborations in South East Asia.

Singapore National Eye Centre, National University of Singapore.

Petronas office

Malaysia Collaborations

We have strong links with both business and academic institutes in Malaysia:

Petronas, Brickfields, University of Malaya and Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.

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UK and Ireland

Strong ties with leading educational institutions

Queen's is a member of the prestigious Russell Group as well as having ties with several top universities in the UK and Ireland, including Trinity College, University College Dublin, Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin.

North and South America Collaborations

William J Clinton Leadership Institute building

USA Collaborations

Links with some of the finest academic institutions in the United States:

Harvard University, Vanderbilt University, University of Texas.

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Brazil Collaborations

Queen's has links to some of Brazil's top universities, including:

University of São Paulo, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais.

Professor Nigel Scollan chairs the debate section of the feeding nine billion event at Queen's

The Institute for Global Food Security

Global Challenges Debate

Nearly 200 guests attended the first in the Global Challenges Debate Series on 20 September to hear Food safety experts Professor Chris Elliott and Michelle Grant, Executive Director of the World Food System Centre at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, discuss the challenges facing consumers and industry alike in feeding an ever-growing population.

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