Queen's University Belfast


  • Founded in 1845 as Queen’s College Belfast, one of three Queen’s Colleges in Ireland.
  • Became an independent university in 1908. Major centenary celebrations are planned for 2008.
  • Joined Russell Group in 2006; first university to be invited to join since the group’s foundation in 1994.
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Academic specialism

  • Research-oriented environment; teaching by people working at forefront of disciplines.
  • Investing £14.7 million in bursaries and scholarships (2006–11) to attract the best students from Northern Ireland and beyond.
  • Three Centres of Excellence in Teaching and Learning: Inter-professional Education, Creative and Performing Arts, and Active and Interactive Learning.
Queen's University Belfast
University Road
United Kingdom
United Kingdom
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+44 (0)28 9024 5133

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  • Located in south Belfast, close to entertainment venues, restaurants, bars and shops and Northern Ireland’s spectacular scenery.
  • Modern transport infrastructure. All major British cities within an hour’s flying time.
  • Daily flights to British and major European destinations. Regular ferry services to Scotland and England.