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International students gather at Queen's for Summer Schools

Over the next two months, Queen's will welcome students from across the world as part of a series of International Summer Schools.

Each of the three Faculties will host a number of Schools with participating students from a range of countries, including USA, Australia, Canada, China, Switzerland, the Netherlands and Germany.

The Summer Schools this year include:

  • Conflict Transformation and Social Justice: a diverse interdisciplinary Summer School set in a backdrop of a society emerging from conflict, delivered by the Senator George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice

  • Irish Studies: an interdisciplinary programme delivered by the Institute of Irish Studies. Students can choose to specialise in one of two strands: Literature and Culture, or History and Heritage

  • Education for Transformation: this new programme offers the opportunity to learn from the local educational context in Northern Ireland, including our internationally renowned Shared Education Programme

  • CQC Summer School: students from the China Medical University – The Queen's University of Belfast Joint College in Shenyang will spend two weeks in Belfast, including a one-week placement in industry

  • EIT Food Summer School: 40 students from different study backgrounds and countries will come together to bring their ideas for a sustainable food supply chain to life. The School is hosted by Queen's in partnership with the Technical University of Munich and the University of Cambridge

  • EPS Summer School: over 170 students from seven Chinese universities will take part in this Summer School which covers the three themes: Chemistry and Chemical Engineering; General Engineering and Science; and Mechanical Engineering.