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Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2023


  • 19 Queen’s subjects in the top 200 in the world (QS World Rankings by subject 2024)
  • 21 Queen’s subjects in the UK top 20 (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024)

  • 99% of our research environment is world-leading or internationally excellent (REF 2021)

  • Why choose Queen's? | Life in Belfast | University life

  • Queen’s has significantly lower course fees than many other Russell group universities, and Belfast has the lowest cost of living in the UK (Mercer Cost of Living City Ranking 2023).

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Over £1.5 million in international scholarships available

We offer a range of undergraduate and postgraduate scholarships to help cover your study costs.

Scholarships range from full tuition fee payments, 20% fee reductions for returning students, 10% reductions for students that pay fees early and academic attainment scholarships. 

Learn more about Queen's International Scholarships

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A diverse community
Belfast Islamic Centre

Queen's is just a few minutes walk from Belfast Islamic Centre which operates for the benefit of all Muslims irrespective of their ethnic background, gender, country of origin or age. At present the centre is used by Muslims from 42 nationalities. The centre is both spiritual and social hub and it provides number of services for the local Muslim community.

Joining a club or society at Queen's is the perfect opportunity to meet new people, keep up your interest in a passion or, even better, to find a brand new one you never knew you had! With over 200 clubs, all of them student-led, there's something for everyone. Find out more about Clubs and societies


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An esteemed history of collaboration

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

  • We have a partnership to develop the Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences in Dubai. Find out more.
  • We have established strong ties with 12 partner universities in Jordan over the past two decades.
  • We are working in Kenya to reduce global crop loss in the developing world.
  • We are working to improve child growth outcomes in Africa in partnership with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
  • We are developing drug delivery devices to prevent HIV transmission in sub-Saharan Africa.

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You can contact our international officer for the Middle East and Africa or a member of international team: 

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