*Please note number restrictions in each Faculty. They will accept:
Application Deadlines (once allocated a Global Opportunities place by Durham):
Available courses can be found using the Academic Calendar. Queen's University may restrict incoming exchange students by faculty.
Faculty of Arts and Sciences. This faculty includes:
Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. This faculty includes:
Faculty of Law
Students should be aware that not all courses may be available to exchange students. Your course choices will be submitted to the relevant academic advisor at Queen's for approval and then on arrival, you will register for those you have been approved for.
Queen's University limits the areas in which they will accept Durham students. Please see individual subject information through the Queen's Academic Calendar for restrictions.
The language of instruction at Queen's is English. If you are non native English speaker, you may be required to provide evidence of language ability.
Exchange students have a wide variety of housing options to choose from at Queen's. There are residence halls and off campus housing available. Queen's has designated buildings at Jean Royce Hall that are available to exchange students. Rooms are assigned by computer lottery and are not guaranteed. There are optional meal plans available. Accommodation must be applied for online.
Queen's have produced an online guide to their student experience
Queen’s students, faculty, and staff come from every imaginable background – small towns and suburbs, urban highrises, Indigenous communities, and from more than 100 countries around the world. Find out more about Inclusive Queen's support available
Further support through Inclusive Queen's includes:
In addition to Inclusive Queen's, the university has a great support network and have Student Services offering assistance in academic and accessibility support, counselling and tutoring.
See the Summer Opportunities webpages.
Durham and Queen's are partners in the Matariki Network of Universities (MNU). Matariki is the Māori name for the group of stars known as the Pleiades star cluster. MNU promotes academic learning and personal growth through extracurricular activities in diverse scholarly communities.