Queen Mary University of London, UK

ILR School and the Queen Mary University of London Exchange (QMUL)

The Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) student exchange is with the School of Business and Management.  QMUL is one of only 24 universities that make up the prestigious Russell Group, which represents the leading universities in the UK, and it is ranked in the UK's top ten for research quality.


QMUL's School of Business and Management is located on QMUL's Mile End Campus in East London.  The Mile End campus is very well linked to public transportation (right on the Mile End tube station), which makes it easy to explore all areas of London, and the campus is located near a very trendy part of East London known for its designer/boutique shops, caf├ęs, and restaurants.

  • Program Terms and Dates

    Fall, Spring, or Academic Year

    • Fall 2017 Semester: 16/17 September 2017 to 15 December 2017
    • Spring 2018 Semester: 3 January 2018 to 8 June 2018

    *Exact dates to be confirmed by Queen Mary

  • Courses and Credits

    View QMUL's module (course) offerings within the School of Business and Management here: QMUL School of Business and Management Courses (In the filter options, select "Business and Management" for the school, and "Yes" for Associates.)

    • Students must enroll in 4 courses (a total of 60 CATS).
    • Students can earn up to 15 ILR elective credits per semester.
    • Courses have to be approved for ILR elective credit.
    • Students will receive credit for academic coursework completed abroad that is equivalent to a Cornell grade of "C."
    • Students cannot take courses as Pass/Fail.
    • All courses and grades will appear on the Cornell transcript in the same format as they are recorded on the original transcript generated by the host institution.
    • Grades are not calculated in the overall GPA.
  • Tuition and Other Costs
    • This exchange program is tuition-neutral (students pay regular tuition to the ILR School).
    • Financial aid would apply; if you are currently receiving financial aid, your package would be adjusted based on your determined level of need and the projected costs of the program.
    • ILR exchange students are responsible for the following expenses: passport, visa, airfare, room and board, transportation, course fees (if applicable), books, and personal expenses.
  • Eligibility

    ILR undergraduate students interested in expanding their academic knowledge of the UK may apply. In addition, ILR undergraduate students must

    • have junior or senior standing;
    • have all ILR core requirements completed;
    • be in good standing with the ILR School and the University; and
    • have a 3.3 GPA.
  • How to Apply

    1. Make an appointment.

    Interested students must meet with Tamara Ingram, Assistant Director ILR International Programs, to discuss plans and eligibility.  To make an appointment, e-mail: tsi4@cornell.edu.

    2. Complete online application (for Fall 2018 study only).

    You must log in with your NetID and password to access the application.

    Please note that you can only apply the semester prior to your intended semester abroad.

  • Application Deadlines

    Spring 2018 Application Deadline: September 30th, 2017, by midnight

    Fall 2018 Application Deadline: March 15th, 2018, by midnight