Durham University International Study Centre

Your pathway to a top ranking university

A world top

100

University

QS World University Rankings 2018

Ranked

5th

in the UK

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018

Over

90%

of subjects ranked in the UK top 10

Complete University Guide 2018

Pathway programmes

International students in class at Durham University Queen's Campus

Our pathway programmes prepare you for an undergraduate or postgraduate degree at Durham University. Choose from the International Foundation Year, Pre-Masters and English Language Preparation programmes.

International Study Centre

Durham University students on City Campus

Study alongside students from all over the world at Queen's Campus in Stockton-on-Tees. The International Study Centre provides a safe and nurturing place to prepare for your degree at Durham City Campus.

Before you arrive

Three international students at Durham University

Joining us in January? Find out information you need to know before you arrive and download your arrival guide. Here you'll find advice on what to pack, what time you need to arrive and what you'll be doing in your first few weeks here. 

Latest news

Vanessa from Singapore

Vanessa from Singapore on Queen's Campus

I like Queen's Campus because it is very close knit, so everyone bonds really well.  The town is quite small, so we have cinemas and shopping malls and restaurants all in the same place.

Studying Accounting and Finance