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Study abroad week

13-17 November 2023

Ever dreamed about studying at a university overseas?

Study Abroad Week is your chance to find out more about making that dream a reality. 

We’ll be in the foyer of One Elmwood on 13 November from 10am-1pm to tell you all about our exciting study abroad programmes, including exchanges in Europe, Canada and Australia, so pop by and say hi.

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Study Exchange Programmes

Studying overseas gives you the opportunity to make new friends, experience another culture and discover new ways of learning.

Our student exchange programmes allow you to spend a semester or year studying at a university in another country, as part of your degree.

You’ll return more self-reliant, more self-assured and brimming with confidence from trying something new.

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European Study Exchanges

Queen’s has student exchange agreements with over 150 universities across Europe and beyond, normally in specific subject areas.

The study exchange options for your subject area can be found through the Global Opportunities search tool or Faculty links on our Global Opportunities intranet.

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Study Exchanges Beyond Europe

Spend a year or a semester studying in Canada, Australia or the USA.

Your period studying abroad will replace the similar period at Queen’s and will count towards your degree.

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Study USA

Fancy experiencing life in an American college? Spend a full academic year at an American College or University studying Business and Management.

Each year between 50-60 students from Northern Ireland participate in the Study USA programme which has been running since 1994.

Degree Discipline(s):  All courses

Which level of students are eligible:  Undergraduates (FT) - Pre-Final Year (Students may only apply for the programme during Level 2 for participation the following year)

Duration:  1 year

Estimated application closing date:  November/December

Eligibility criteria: Restricted to EU Nationals

Summer Schools

You can access summer courses in various disciplines at foreign universities.

For example, Utrecht Summer School Course in the Netherlands offer high quality, fully accredited summer courses taught in English at Bachelor, Master, PhD and Post-Academic level.