International Programs Office

International Programs Office

International Programs Office

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Why Study Overseas?

By studying overseas, you will have an opportunity to:

  • Internationalize your degree and resume
  • Gain intercultural skills, knowledge and attitudes
  • Improve your language skills
  • Take courses not offered at Queen's
  • Expand your views and look at issues from a more global perspective
  • Have the opportunity to develop networks with professors overseas
  • Better understand your own cultural values
  • See if living in a different country is for you
  • Help you assess your career objectives
  • Challenge yourself

Going abroad is easier than you think. 

  • All students receive assistance from the International Programs Office staff.
  • Queen's University International Centre (QUIC) runs a best-in-class online pre-departure orientation and emergency support program, ensuring your safety while you are away.
  • Students on exchange pay regular tuition to Queen's instead of international fees.
  • Students on exchange are eligible to receive bursaries and scholarships to help cover costs.
  • Exchange students receive assistance from partner universities with course selection, accommodation, settling in and any concerns during the exchange.