Durham is a truly world-class university with a long history of welcoming students and academics from all over the globe. Our many collaborative partnerships with international universities allow us to share knowledge and promote inter-cultural learning, ensuring that our graduates are in high demand on the global stage.
Founded in 1832, Durham University is England’s third oldest university after Oxford and Cambridge. Durham University is distinctive - a Collegiate University with ancient traditions and modern values.
A member of the prestigious Russell Group, Durham is ranked 5th in the UK (The Times and The Sunday Times University Guide 2018) and is a World Top 100 University (QS World Rankings 2017). The QS World Rankings also ranked Durham in the World Top 50 for employer reputation.
Over 4,500 international students from 156 countries choose to make Durham their home, so whatever you choose to study you'll be more than welcome.