15th century castle by the water on a sunny day

Picture a 15th century castle as your home, with Europe as your classroom!

Queen’s University: Bader International Study Centre
Campus at Herstmonceux Castle

What are the benefits of studying at the Herstmonceux Castle?

  • Earn credit towards your Carleton degree
  • Choose from a wide range of Queen’s courses in Art and Music, British Cultural Studies, Business and Economics, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science.
  • Gain international experience
  • Small class size (average Upper Year class is 10 students)
  • Experiential Learning Opportunities in every course mean you learn outside the classroom. Each course has two Experiential Learning Opportunities and all programs have a multi-day overnight trip to places such as Paris, Berlin, Edinburgh, and London (varies by program).
  • No application fee, or deposit required by Queen’s

Programs on Offer

  • General program
    • Fall semester
    • Winter semester
    • Summer semester -> Summer 2021 will be offered online only
  • Specialised Programs
    • British Archaeology Fieldwork (Summer)
    • Medieval Theatre Studies (Summer)
    • Global Health and Disability (Summer)
    • Global Project Management (Summer)
    • Law and Politics (Winter)
    • i2TRM International Innovation Term

Find out more information on the BISC website.

Financial Assistance

Financial assistance in the form of bursaries and awards is available to First Year and Upper Year programs, and some programs have extra funding attached.

Application Deadlines

Term Deadline
Summer school and summer specialized programs 2021 Applications are closed
Fall 2021 To Be Announced
Winter 2022 To Be Announced

If applying for the Letter of Permission, consult with the Registrar’s Office on the applicable deadlines.

Instructions

  • Apply online through the Bader International Study Centre website
  • Apply online for the Letter of Permission through Carleton University’s Registrar’s Office
  • Submit your Letter of Permission (scanned copies are acceptable) to Queen’s University by the applicable deadline

Contact

Undergraduate Admission and Recruitment at Queen’s University, is the first point of contact for your application process. Their team is there to help you through all the logistics in getting you across that drawbridge.

Contact Castle Admissions by email at castle@queensu.ca