Regional Engagement

Click on the relevent region below to see an overview of Queen Mary's key actitives around the world.

East Asia

Engagement in East Asia

There are currently over 6,000 students from East Asia studying on Queen Mary programmes in London.

Through our Joint Programmes in China, we deliver an innovative set of jointly run degree programmes in different disciplines with the Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Northwestern Polytechnical University and Nanchang University.

Queen Mary leads on the Action on Salt research project, which was set up in 1996 to endorse the COMA recommendations to reduce salt intake. Its mission is to work with the government and the food industry to gradually lower salt intake in the UK to below the recommended maximum level of 6g a day.

In partnership with the AHRC and Tongji University in China, Queen Mary has recently coordinated networking workshops to bring together researchers and industry for partnerships in AI for Music in the Creative Industries of China.

The Jean Monnet Network ‘EU-China Legal and Judicial Cooperation’ (EUPLANT) investigates the interactions between the Chinese and the European Union (EU) legal and judicial systems and promotes excellence in teaching and research on EU-China legal and judicial cooperation.

Funding opportunities for students

If you are a student from East Asia and are interested in studying at Queen Mary, you can find information about our bursaries and scholarships on our Scholarships database. https://www.qmul.ac.uk/scholarships/database/

Europe

Engagement in Europe

There are currently over 2,600 students from Europe studying on Queen Mary programmes in London.

Dr Daniel Lee (School of History) has successfully secured a collaborative research award under the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and the German Research Foundation (DFG) for this research project Jewish Pimps, Prostitutes and Campaigners in a Transnational German and British Context 1875-1940’. The collaborative project encompasses disciplines including Modern and Current History, Religious Studies as well as Jewish Studies with partners including the Center for Research on Antisemitism (Zentrum für Antisemitismusforschung, ZfA) at Berlin’s Technical University (Technische Universität Berlin).

Queen Mary’s School of Law has established a strong partnership with the Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne in France. In addition to an annual Law Conference and on-going research, this innovation collaboration includes both and Double LLM programme.

Brexit information about for students and staff can be found on Queen Mary’s Brexit website. Your can also find analysis and commentary from Queen Mary academics on our media pages

Funding opportunities for students

If you are a student from Europe and are interested in studying at Queen Mary, you can find information about our bursaries and scholarships on our Scholarships database. https://www.qmul.ac.uk/scholarships/database/

Latin America

Engagement in Latin America

There are currently over 200 students from Latin America studying on Queen Mary programmes in London.

Queen Mary is committed to developing existing links with universities, governments and industry in Latin America and creating new initiatives throughout the region, including potential research collaborations and scholarship funding partnerships.

The Queen Mary Latin America Network (QMLAN) is a network of scholars from the humanities and social sciences working in and on Latin America and the Caribbean region.

Funding opportunities

If you are a student from Latin American who is looking for funding to study at Queen Mary, please see the full list of bursaries and scholarships available for Undergraduate, Master’s and PhD study https://www.qmul.ac.uk/scholarships/database/. This includes details of our partnership with CONACyT.

News stories

Pre-sessional programmes

Queen Mary works closely with the Universities of Durham and Leeds to deliver eight-week academic preparation courses to prepare Mexican students for the academic rigour and expectations of UK university culture. In November 2019, the latest cohort of students completed the course in Mexico City and Chihuahua and graduated at an award ceremony led by Dr Philippa Lloyd, Vice-Principal (Policy and Strategic Partnerships).

Challenge Led Global Research Collaboration Initiative

Queen Mary is leading a series of initiatives using a sandpit model to develop joint research projects with institutions in Mexico. These seeded research projects will provide the basis for academics from all partners to bid for international research grants.

At the first workshop, in September 2019, Queen Mary developed multidisciplinary research projects on the theme of Smart Cities with Instituto Politécnico Nacional (IPN).

In January 2020, Queen Mary joined with Instituto Politécnico Nacional (IPN) and Universidad de las Américas Puebla (UDLAP) to develop multidisciplinary research projects on the theme of Bioinformatics & Biomarkers for Diagnostics.

Three Generations of Women in STEM

This international workshop - organised in collaboration with México Actúa – will take place in Mexico at Easter 2020. The overarching goal is to strengthen the connections and provide tools to help young and senior women with scientific backgrounds to pursue careers in academia, business and policy.

This workshop will bring together three generations of women to support and listen to current researchers, policy and business leaders. Young women will be encouraged to enter the professions and a powerful support network will be created to support them after the workshop.

South Asia

Engagement in South Asia

There are almost 1,000 students from South Asia studying on Queen Mary programmes in London.

The Resilient Futures India Initiative (RFII) is an open partnership of UK and Indian institutions, working to identify sustainable solutions to some of society’s most complex challenges. RFII will seek to understand ‘resilience’, with a view to co-create programmes of research that can effect positive change on real-world policy and practice.

We have develop a range of educational collaborations with O P Jindal Global University, which enables students to study at Queen Mary and JGU and receive a degree from both institutions.

Funding opportunities for students

If you are a student from South Asia and are interested in studying at Queen Mary, you can find information about our bursaries and scholarships on our Scholarships database. https://www.qmul.ac.uk/scholarships/database/

South East Asia

Engagement in South East Asia

There are currently more than 700 students from South East Asia studying on Queen Mary programmes in London.

Working with the Office of the Judiciary of Thailand, Queen Mary strengthened UK-Thai relations through bespoke training programmes in UK employment law for Senior Thai judges.

We receive students through our International Medical University partnership onto the MBBS programme in London

Funding opportunities for students

If you are a student from South East Asia and are interested in studying at Queen Mary, you can find information about our bursaries and scholarships on our Scholarships database. https://www.qmul.ac.uk/scholarships/database/