Why Study Abroad

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

We also have lots of ways to support you:

  • All students receive assistance from the International Programs Office staff/their Faculty International Office.
  • Environmental Health and Safety runs an excellent emergency support program, ensuring your safety while you are away. International SOS provides additional support.
  • Students on exchange and at Bader College pay their regular tuition to Queen's.
  • Students on exchange and Bader College are eligible to receive bursaries and scholarships to help cover costs. Some other programs also have grants or bursaries attached to them.
  • Exchange students and students at Bader College receive assistance from partner universities/Bader College. This support covers course selection, accommodation, settling in and any concerns during their time overseas.