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In 1993, Queen's University, one of Canada's pre-eminent universities, accepted the generous gift of Herstmonceux Castle, 100 kilometres
 

Summary: In 1993, Queen's University, one of Canada's pre-eminent universities,
accepted the generous gift of Herstmonceux Castle, 100 kilometres
southeast of London, and began to develop a distinctive study abroad
venue. Programs at the Bader International Study Centre (BISC) are
characterized by small class sizes, a residential environment leading
to close interaction between students and faculty, emphasis on
the British, European, and international contexts, and systematic
integration of field studies into the fabric of courses.
The BISC offers a number of programs, all of which lead to degree
credits from Queen's. An innovative First-Year Program offers
students from Queen's and several partner Canadian institutions an
opportunity to take their full first year of university studies abroad.
Courses range across the humanities and social sciences. An Upper-
Year Program, including selected professional options e.g., for
commerce and nursing students offers study abroad opportunities
for students from Canadian and international universities. A Global
Law Program, for law students from Canada and around the
world, offers modules in Public International Law and International
Business Law. During the spring and summer months, the BISC
also serves as a location for short-term academic courses, and

  

Source: Abolmaesumi, Purang - School of Computing, Queen's University (Kingston)

 

Collections: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences