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Studying in the UK

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. Students may come from our Erasmus+ and Overseas Exchange partner universities or as fee-paying Study Abroad students. Over 4,500 international students from 156 countries choose to make Durham University their home, so whatever you choose to study you'll be more than welcome here.
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Dedicated Support Services

Durham University has dedicated support services to assist our international applicants from application right through to graduation to ensure that you gain the most from your studies and your time in the UK. 

The International Office offers advice and support for anyone thinking of applying to Durham University from outside of the UK and staff travel regularly to attend international education fairs and meet prospective students. You can contact the International Office at any time with any questions you may have at