Welcome to Queen’s University Belfast.
We are a member of the elite Russell Group (the UK’s Ivy League) and are one of the oldest Universities in the UK and Ireland.
We are a global University – ranked in the top 200 worldwide- based in a leafy neighbourhood in Northern Ireland’s capital city (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021).
Queen’s offers students a vibrant educational experience on a multi-cultural campus. We have over 3,000 international students from 80+ countries worldwide and are proud to have an increasingly diverse student body. We welcome hundreds of students from America each year on study abroad, summer school and full degree programmes at bachelors, masters and doctoral level.
Book an introduction session
If you have any questions or would like guidance about studying at Queen’s, the team is here to help you.
We offer prospective students the chance to book a 1-1 information session with our team in which we can provide you with an introduction to the University and answer any questions you may have.
You can also join our mailing list to receive information directly related to your subject interests and details of any upcoming events for students in your area.
UPCOMING DIGITAL EVENTS
Due to the ongoing public health situation with COVID-19, the North America team are not currently travelling to the USA. We hope to be able to visit the US again in 2021.
We will be meeting with students at a range of digital events over the coming months and invite you to speak with us there. You will find information about our upcoming events below. You are also welcome to book an individual appointment with the team by booking a session through the link above.
QMS Graduate Webinar for Students from North America (January 20, 2021, 5:30PM)
- Date & Time
- January 20, 2021, 5:30PM
- Market / Region
- North America
You will have the chance to learn more about studying in Northern Ireland, the unique benefits of graduate school at Queen’s and the range of opportunities available upon graduation.
The webinar will last 45mins with time for Q&A at the end of the session. Register now and a member of the Queen’s team will be in touch with you ahead of the event.
We have run a range of University and Programme webinars over the last academic year that you might find interesting and informative. Please review our past webinars here.
Queen’s has welcomed students from the USA for many years. The University admissions office is very familiar with the American education system and qualifications. Below you will find information on entrance requirements for students from the USA. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact the North America team.
Find out how much you'll pay to study at Queen's and what potential scholarships you might be eligible for.
- Queen's Management School Graduate Awards for North American Students
- Queen's International Scholarships for undergraduate and postgraduate students
- Marshall Scholarships
- Mitchell Scholarships
- Fulbright Commission Scholarships
Queen's offers three unique Summer schools as well as a study abroad programme which allows international students to join us for up to one full academic year in a number of courses.
Immerse yourself in a unique academic and cultural experience, and pursue your interests in one of three tailored summer school programmes:
- Conflict Transformation
- Education for Transformation
Students can study a new language or improve language skills at the Language Centre which offers over 20 languages at various levels as well as a dedicated Language Lab.
‘Bridging the Atlantic: Ireland and the US’ symposium
18 November 2020
Voting with their feet...American Scholars come to Queen's
3 November 2020
Queen’s Podcast Series
Introducing Queen’s academics and their research from schools across the university, available to listen via the below links as well as via Spotify and Apple Podcasts.
The podcasts include a wide-ranging set of brief talks by Queen's academics across many disciplines and subjects including:
- The Peace and Conflict Podcast Series
- A History of Pandemics
- Pivotal: Public Policy Forum
- TEDx Queen's University Belfast
Hear from our students
Our students are the best ambassadors for Queen’s University. Hear from Grad student, Marissa and Bachelors student, Shea in the videos below to learn more about the Queen’s experience.