Queen’s University Belfast
About us

Founded in 1845 as Queen’s College Belfast, we became an independent university in 1908. Today, we are ranked 85 in the world (Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2022), and a member of the Russell Group of UK research-intensive universities, combining excellence in research and education with a student-centred ethos.

At Queen’s, we offer a world-class education that prepares our students for leadership and citizenship in a global society.

Our inspiring alumni comprises outstanding scholars, Nobel Prize winners – such as Seamus Heaney and David Trimble – and influential leaders who are making an impact in Northern Ireland and across the globe.

Study with us

Choosing to study at Queen’s could be one of the best decisions you make. We’re a Russell Group university that prioritises academic excellence, meaning a relevant and valuable degree for you.

We offer 200+ degree options across all fields of study.

Described by The Sunday Times as ‘Ireland’s Oxbridge’, the quality of teaching is recognised as being of the highest standard.

Our students are taught by academics passionate about the latest discoveries in their fields. Informed by exceptional teaching, all of our degree programmes come with a promise to produce world-class graduates.