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Study Abroad Programme

How to apply

This section contains important information on the application process for the study abroad programme at Queen's.

Non-European Students

An application form for the Study Abroad programme can be downloaded below.  The general entry requirement is a Cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0, or equivalent. Applicants should normally have completed at least one year of university study at the time of application.

The application form should be completed electronically, printed and signed.  (If you are unable to type on the form, please click on the security warning and enable the content.)  Applications can be returned either by mail or scanned and sent by email to:

Exchange and Study Abroad team
Careers, Employability and Skills
Queen's University Belfast
BELFAST BT7 1NN
Northern Ireland, UK

Tel: +44-28-9097 5255
Email: studyabroad@qub.ac.uk

You must also submit an official transcript of courses taken and grades obtained at your home institution and an academic reference. These may be returned with the application form, or can be sent under separate cover.  

If English is not your first language, you must also enclose with the application documentation to prove your proficiency in English (for example IELTS or TOEFL certificate).

There is no application fee for the Study Abroad programme. 

Application Deadlines

  • Semester 1 (Autumn/Fall) or Full Academic Year: 31 May
  • Semester 2 (Spring): 31 October

Late applications may be considered.

For information on courses available at Queen's University Belfast, please refer to the Choose a Course section.


European Students

EU nationals may apply to attend Queen's for one or two semesters under the Erasmus programme. Queen's admits Erasmus students from universities with which it has a bilateral exchange agreement.  See the Erasmus Programme section of this website for further information.

If your home institution does not have an Erasmus agreement with Queen's and you wish to attend for one or two semesters, you may apply to attend as a Credit-Earning Non-Graduating (CENG) student. For further guidance on submitting an application as a CENG student, please contact the Admissions Office.

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