Durham University International Study Centre

Pathways to a world top 100 university

The International Study Centre at Durham University is based at Queen’s Campus in Stockton-on-Tees. The International Study Centre works directly with Durham University to provide international students with International Foundation Year and Pre-Masters study opportunities. 

Our high-level of support helps you adjust to life in the UK, and our study programmes prepare you for the challenges of degree-level study. All our programmes are provided by Study Group – a global leader in providing tailored curriculums for international students.

About us

Rumaysa from Pakistan at Queen's Campus

Join a community of students from all over the world. Queen's Campus is a safe and nurturing start to your studies in the UK as you prepare for a degree at Durham University.

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.

Student life

Jad and Ines on campus at Queen's Campus

Immerse yourself in the student community at Queen’s Campus from day one. Find out about sports, clubs and student life in Stockton-on-Tees and then Durham University.

Admissions support

An international student on a laptop at Durham University International Study Centre

Our free support service helps you through every stage of the application process, offering visa, accommodation and arrivals help in a variety of languages.


Accommodation at Durham University

During your pathway programme at the International Study Centre you can stay at student accommodation in Stockton-on-Tees, a short walk from Queen's Campus. 


Zain from Saudi Arabia in front of Infinity Bridge

Develop your employability skills with CareerAhead at the International Study Centre. Career support continues at Durham University.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Our latest guidance and updates, including information for current students, frequently asked questions and our move to offering programmes online.