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Global Opportunities

Welcome to Durham University Global Opportunities. We offer a range of activities, options and funding for students from all backgrounds and degrees to gain a international experience during their degree. If you are an international student and want to come to Durham on an exchange, please visit Incoming Exchange pages.
Incoming Exchanges

GO Abroad with Durham

Please click on the headings below to find out about the Global Opportunities available to Durham students.

GO Study Abroad

Find out about opportunities to study at one of our global partner universities: from China to Chile or Berlin to Bangkok!

GO Work Abroad

From Placement Years to internships and work experience. Find out about the work opportunities Durham students have globally.

GO Summer Schools

Many of Durham's global partners offer short summer schools. Find out whether there may be one to support your studies.
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GO Volunteer

Durham promotes a number of international volunteering opportunities with our Trusted Partners.
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#DUGlobalOpportunities on Social Media

See student stories, pictures from DU undergraduates abroad and keep up to date with the latest opportunities available by following #DUglobalopportunities on social media

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Turing Scheme Details

Durham University has been successful in boosting Global Opportunities for its students for the coming academic year. The University has been awarded a grant from the Turing Scheme, the UK government’s programme to study and work abroad.

Find out more about the Turing scheme
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Latest Opportunity: Arenberg Coimbra Group Prize for Masters Graduates

The Arenberg-CG Prize is awarded annually to a master’s degree graduate of a Coimbra Group university, in any academic discipline, who has previously undertaken an Erasmus+ exchange with another CG University and demonstrated the added value of that exchange.

Find out more about the Arenberg CG Prize

We know that spending time abroad may seem daunting and we welcome and encourage applications from all backgrounds and groups. There is a range of support and funding available, depending on your personal circumstances.

 

GO Support

  • GO Funding

    We offer a range of funding to supports students from a range of backgrounds to go global.

  • GO Languages

    You don't have to speak a foreign language to undertake a global opportunity, however, support is available if you do want to.

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GO Funding

We offer a range of funding to supports students from a range of backgrounds to go global.

GO Languages

You don't have to speak a foreign language to undertake a global opportunity, however, support is available if you do want to.

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  • GO Access for All

    We believe all should have the opportunity to see the globe: from carers to students from hard financial backgrounds.

  • GO SEND Support Packages

    We offer a range of support to help students with educational needs or disabilities overcome obstacles to achieve their global ambitions.

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GO Access for All

We believe all should have the opportunity to see the globe: from carers to students from hard financial backgrounds.

GO SEND Support Packages

We offer a range of support to help students with educational needs or disabilities overcome obstacles to achieve their global ambitions.

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