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Deadline for the ORA Summer Language Program

Friday, February 14, 2020 at 4:30 PM in Mac Corry Hall, Room B206

The ORA Summer Language Program (SLP) is a short-term study abroad option for full-time degree students interested in exploring French culture and improving their French language skills. It is designed for non-French speakers.

Intensive French language training unfolds in the Rhône-Alpes region of France over the course of four weeks (July-August).

Consider spending a month of your summer in South East of France while earning credits towards your degree. For complete details about the nomination procedure, eligibility requirements and the program please review the ORA SLP website.

For complete details about the nomination procedure and the program, please visit the ORA SLP website.

Applications are due in the International Programs Office by February 14th, 2020 at 4:30 pm. Please do NOT submit your own application directly to the ORA office.

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Deadline for the OBW International Lake Constance Summer School

Friday, February 14, 2020 at 4:30 PM in Mac Corry Hall, Room B206

The OBW International Lake Constance Summer School (IBH) is a four-week summer program at the University of Konstanz in the Baden-Württemberg region of Germany.

Students from around the world congregate to learn and discuss the cultures of German-speaking countries that surround Lake Constance: Austria, Germany, Liechtenstein, and Switzerland. Along with intriguing classroom experiences, IBH promises engaging extracurricular activities and regional excursions

There is no German-language prerequisite for successful participation in the IBH. Classes are taught at various levels, including beginner's. For complete program details, including the nomination procedure, please visit the IBH website.

You must apply through to this program through the International Programs Office by the internal deadline of February 14, 2020 at 4:30 PM. Please do NOT submit your own application directly to the OBW office.

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Deadline for the Semester in Shanghai Program

Friday, January 24, 2020 at Noon in Mac Corry Hall, Room B206

Queen's Semester in Shanghai is a tailored study abroad program that gives students the freedom to choose from a suite of courses in English, pre-approved for Queen's plans, at Fudan University in Shanghai.

Courses taken in the program are pre-approved for transfer into plans in Film and Media Studies, Geography, Global Development Studies, History, Political Studies, Religious Studies, Sociology, and World Language Studies.

For details on this great program, read more about the program and the application requirements on our website.

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Deadline for the ORA Summer Research Program

Friday, January 17, 2020 at 4:30 PM in Mac Corry Hall, Room B206

The ORA Summer Research Program (SRP) is designed for undergraduate and graduate science students interested in conducting research in conjunction with a professor at a partner Rhône-Alpes university. Students must be studying science, engineering, or health science disciplines. The program runs from May-July, with flexibility . 

Professor Philippe Di Stefano, Department of Physics, is willing to meet with students to discuss the ORA SRP. Please contact Professor Di Stefano at distefan@queensu.ca if you would like to learn more about this program.

For complete details about the nomination procedure and the program, please visit the ORA SRP website.

You must apply through the International Programs Office by January 17, 2020 at 4:30 PM. Please do NOT submit your own application directly to the ORA office.

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Deadline for the OBW Summer Research Program

Friday, December 6, 2019 at 4:30 PM in Mac Corry Hall, Room B206

The OBW Summer Research Program (SRP) is designed for undergraduate (in second year of studies or above) and graduate science students interested in conducting research with a professor at a partner OBW university. Students must be studying science, engineering, or health science disciplines.

The program runs for either two (2) or three (3) calendar months in summer 2020, with flexibility. 

For complete details about the nomination procedure and the program, please visit the SRP website.

You must apply through to this program through the International Programs Office by the internal deadline of December 6, 2019 at 4:30 PM. Please do NOT submit your own application directly to the OBW office.

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Exchange and Study Abroad Fair

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019 at 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM in Wallace Hall

Your phone is your passport at the mostly paperless International Exchange Fair for Engineering and Arts and Science students. Considering studying abroad? There is no better way to begin your research and heighten your excitement than attending the Fair.

Why should you attend?

  • More than 100 exchange partner universities will be represented, from 25+ countries around the world
  • You can meet Queen’s students who studied abroad and international exchange students
  • Valuable information from partner universities will be accessible in an electronic format
  • Staff can tell you about program logistics and the application
  • Your questions will be answered by students who have been where you are now, through stories and memories!

What do you need to do? Visit Wallace Hall (in the JDUC!) between 5:00-7:00pm on Tuesday, November 14. Make sure to bring your phone…it’s your passport to the event!

Queen’s is committed to an inclusive campus community with accessible goods, services, and facilities that respect the dignity and independence of persons with disabilities. Please contact the International Programs Office in one of the following ways if there are any steps we can take to make this event more inclusive:

Email: ipo@queensu.ca

Telephone: 613 533 2815

In person: B206 Mac-Corry Hall (Monday-Friday from 9:00am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-4:30pm)

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Exchange and Study Abroad 101

Wednesday, November 13th, 2019 at 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM in Macdonald Hall 001

Every Fall semester the International Programs Office hosts exchange information sessions titled Exchange and Study Abroad 101 that are designed for any student from the Faculty of Arts and Science considering an international study abroad experience in their third year.

On Tuesday, November 13th the International Programs Office will be hosting the fourth of these four sessions. These sessions all have the same content, so please make sure to only attend one in order to leave space for your peers.

These academic sessions will cover the exchange application process, academics at another institution, transfer credits, financial assistance, helpful resources, plus we will also review other study abroad options available to students in the Faculty of Arts and Science!

Please note: seating at this event is first come, first served policy.

The International Programs Office proudly recognizes and follows fire code regulations, students may be turned away at the door. We encourage students who are turned away to attend an alternative session or visit the IPO directly in Mackintosh-Corry Hall, Room B206, 68 University Ave, Kingston, Ontario, K7L 3N6, Canada for a peer advising appointment.

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Queen's Semester in Shanghai Information Session

Monday, November 11, 2019 - 5:30 to 6:30 in Macdonald Hall, Room 004

Please join Dr. Emily Hill and the International Programs Office (IPO) for the Queen’s Semester in Shanghai information session.

The information session will be held in Macdonald Hall (the law building!), Room 004 on Monday, November 11th from 5:30pm-6:30pm.

Queen's Semester in Shanghai is a tailored study abroad program that gives students the freedom to study courses in English, pre-approved for Queen's plans, at Fudan University, Shanghai in Fall 2020.

Fudan is one of the most prestigious universities in Asia. It is located in the heart of Shanghai, a megalopolis of 23 million people and one of the most dynamic and exciting cities on the planet.

Take a look at this video from a previous cohort: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MM_ETb-wk7A

Courses taken in the program are pre-approved for transfer into plans in Film and Media Studies, Geography, Global Development Studies, History, Political Studies, Religious Studies, Sociology, and World Language Studies.

During this information session you will hear Professor Hill, IPO and staff discuss the unique opportunities available through this program, including undergraduate field research in China. As a student we thought you might be intrigued by the ways this program can internationalize your degree and expand your horizons.

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Exchange and Study Abroad 101

Tuesday, November 5th, 2019 at 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM in Kingston Hall 201

Every Fall semester the International Programs Office hosts exchange information sessions titled Exchange and Study Abroad 101 that are designed for any student from the Faculty of Arts and Science considering an international study abroad experience in their third year.

On Tuesday, November 5th the International Programs Office will be hosting the third of these four sessions. These sessions all have the same content, so please make sure to only attend one in order to leave space for your peers.

These academic sessions will cover the exchange application process, academics at another institution, transfer credits, financial assistance, helpful resources, plus we will also review other study abroad options available to students in the Faculty of Arts and Science!

Please note: seating at this event is first come, first served policy.

The International Programs Office proudly recognizes and follows fire code regulations, students may be turned away at the door. We encourage students who are turned away to attend an alternative session or visit the IPO directly in Mackintosh-Corry Hall, Room B206, 68 University Ave, Kingston, Ontario, K7L 3N6, Canada for a peer advising appointment.

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