Students at Queen's University in Belfast (QUB), Ireland are taught by world-leading researchers and experts in their field through lectures, tutorials or practical laboratories and in state-of-the-art facilities. Opportunities are offered beyond the classroom with internships, research classes, and field trips. Due to the unique history of Belfast students can also gain insight into a post conflict scenario.

Available Terms

  • Spring Semester
  • Fall Semester
  • Summer Intersession

Course Offerings

Study abroad students normally take three modules per semester. A list of modules in the undergraduate course catalogue is available Queen's University in Belfast courses page.


All study abroad students are guaranteed accommodation at Queen’s, which is located within easy walking distance of the University in a pleasant residential area (Elms BT9), or at the heart of city life at our BT1 and BT2 housing.

Study Abroad Fee

NOTE: This is a Reciprocal Exchange Program. This means that for semester programs, housing and meal plans will be paid to the host institution but tuition, fees and other expenses will be paid to UML. For summer or winter programs all fees will be paid to the host institution and not to UMass Lowell (UML).

The Campus

QUB is located within walking distance of the city center with coastlines and epic landscapes just one hour away. Students are encouraged to maximize their experience outside the classroom through organized field trips and excursions each weekend offered by student accommodation services.

Exploring Northern Ireland

  • Game of Thrones film location and activity tours.
  • Beautiful scenery and outdoor adventures such as the Giant’s Causeway or hiking in the Mourne Mountains.
  • A buzzing arts and social scene with festivals, theaters, and international events.

Summer School

Spend four weeks in Northern Ireland, immersing yourself in a unique academic and cultural experience, and pursue your interests in one of three tailored summer school programs. For more information please refer to the QUB Summer School page.


How to Apply

If this program interests you and you wish to apply, visit the Study Abroad Portal for more information and to apply for eligibility and approval to participate.