Bader International Study Centre


at Herstmonceux Castle, U.K.



at Herstmonceux Castle, U.K.

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Academic Distinctiveness

The BISC provides a distinct global learning experience by building on Queen's University's strong academic traditions and taking advantage of the Centre's proximity to London--a crossroad for global affairs--and its unique global ethos.

Experiential Learning

The BISC is a leader in experiential learning, which is proven to increase the sophistication of students’ understanding and propel them towards excellent degree results and successful career paths.

Primary Research

All courses at the BISC include a primary research component in order to generate active learning and fresh perspectives. The opportunity for undergraduate primary research is unique among both study-abroad programs and traditional study in large institutions. 


Interdisciplinary teaching encourages students to think beyond traditional boundaries and draw connections between different areas of knowledge. The ability to synthesize and consider a wide range of information is crucial for problem solving and is a skill that students will need in order to lead in the 21st century.