Unfortunately due to the ongoing public health situation with the novel coronavirus, representatives from Queen’s will not be able to travel to the United States for the remainder of this academic year.
The University is running a range of digital events over the coming weeks about our programs. If you’re not able to attend any of these events at the time, the content will later be made available to watch through the website.
If you would like to make an individual appointment to speak by phone or video chat our teams would be delighted to do so – please contact the International Officer, Peter Brimstone, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Part of the elite Russell Group – the UK's Ivy League – we're the 9th oldest university in the UK (Complete University Guide 2018) with a worldwide reputation for excellence.
Most undergraduate degrees are shorter by one year and a Masters degree generally taking one year – and three years for a PhD, helping to reduce the cost of study in a UK city with the lowest cost of living.
Queen’s is not just a launch pad for future careers, but also for adventure and travel. On the western edge of Europe, we're small but well connected.
Our city, Belfast, is compact but big on places to go and things to do. Belfast is within easy access of some of the most spectacular scenery in Ireland and less than an hours flight from London and Edinburgh and only two hours flight from Paris, Amsterdam and Brussels.
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.
"The biggest draw was being taught by world leaders and I liked that this was a three-year course. I also have an Irish background and I wanted to get in touch with that part of my heritage. Lastly, Northern Ireland is such an ideal place to be if you’re interested in travelling."
Jessica studied for a BSc Honours in Psychology.
Find out how much you'll pay to study at Queen's and what potential scholarships you might be eligible for.
And it's not just Alumni we have in the states; Queen's has strong ties with several top American academic institutions, including Vanderbilt University.
President Bill Clinton is an honorary graduate of the Queen's University. Mr. Clinton even has a building named after him; the William J. Clinton Leadership Institution at Riddell Hall.
Dr Joe Duffy, a Senior Lecturer in Social Work from the School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work, recently held a research launch at the Northern Ireland Bureau in New York to present the innovative work he had undertaken involving survivors from 9/11 in teaching at New York University’s (NYU) Silver School of Social Work, as part of his US-UK Fulbright Scholarship.
Graduates can undertake a PhD with the Senator George J Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice, undergraduates can undertake a four-week cultural and academic programme at the Summer School and creative writers can come and write, lecture and deliver readings of their work as a creative writing scholar.
Spend four weeks with us in Northern Ireland, immersing yourself in a unique academic and cultural experience, and pursue your interests in one of three tailored summer school programmes:
"I enjoy Belfast. It has a great atmosphere. There is lots of art and culture. Culture night is a favourite event here. The campus is very nice and clean and people are generally friendly."
Megan Crowley, Mathematics, from U.S.A
Message from our Chancellor
29 April 2020
Queen’s welcomes Fulbright US Scholars to the Seamus Heaney Centre
27 February 2020
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For more information please read our Equality and Diversity Policy.
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