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Country Canada
About the University Queen's is one of Canada's leading universities, with an international reputation for scholarship, research, social purpose, and spirit. Consistently highly-ranked, Queen's is known for its incomparable 24-hour learning environment. Great teaching, great students, community and tradition - these are the hallmarks of the Queen's experience.

More than 1,300 international students, forming approximately seven percent of the full-time student population, study at Queen's each year. These students, who come from approximately 100 countries, enroll in degree programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels, exchange programs within degree programs, or English as a Second Language programs.

Queen’s Law is the school of choice for students seeking a first-class legal education in a community setting, along with a unique array of international, interdisciplinary and clinical programs.


Global Law Programs at the BISC

Each spring, Queen's Law offers students unique programs that allow them to study in a castle in England, with field trips to major international organizations in Europe. The programs in international business law and public international law take place at the Bader International Study Centre (BISC) at Herstmonceux Castle in East Sussex in the U.K. The BISC is a remarkable place to study, with easy access to Britain and Europe.

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Student exchange information

Method of application at the RUG Online application form:
Application deadline RUG 01 February
Available places 6 semester places
Level of courses available for exchange students Master
Main Language English
Language of instruction English
Language test results needed Yes: see extra requirements for more information
Language courses available Unknown
Extra requirements Average mark of 7.0 (GPA).

To study at the Queen's University, you will need a TOEFL score of at least 92 (internet-based) or an IELTS score of at least a 6,5.

Only valid TOEFL or IELTS tests can be accepted. TOEFL and IELTS tests are valid for 2 years only.
Important information These places are available only for advanced law students, because you can only attend courses at Master level. Advanced in this case means: students who are in their master programme here in Groningen. Only in very exceptional cases exceptions may be possible, but only at the discretion of the selection committee. The selection committee will always give priority to the requirements of the partner universities over students’ preferences.

Credit conversion (please keep in mind that credit conversion may always be subject to change):
1 credit = 2 ECTS

Link (law faculty) university View university website
Link International office View international office website
Housing arranged Institution
Visa needed Yes
Vaccination needed Unknown
Financial support / Grants More information on study and placement grants for law students is available at the website

For studying in countries outside Europe students can apply for a grant from the Marco Polo Fund, which comprises of both faculty and university resources. Marco Polo grants do not cover travel and residential expenses completely; they are merely a contribution towards the extra costs involved in studying abroad.

At the moment the Marco Polo grant has been set at €170,-- to €290,-- per calendar month, depending on the country of your host university. This may change per academic year.

Your application for an exchange period at one of the Faculty’s partner universities also counts as your application for a grant. When you receive notification of a place for study abroad, you will also learn whether or not you have been awarded a Marco Polo grant.

Student Reports

Queens Fall 2018.pdf (Size: 237 Kb | Create Time: 01 Mar 2021)
Queens Fall 2017-2.pdf (Size: 54 Kb | Create Time: 01 Mar 2021)


Course information can be found in the students report and on the website of the university.

Please be aware that the course list on the website of the university might not always be up to date, since the curriculum for next academic year might not be available yet. Furthermore keep in mind that you can only follow the courses open to exchange students. 

Level of courses available Master
Link available courses View courses site
Last update (14 Oct 2019)