Student reading in library

WHY DURHAM UNIVERSITY?

About Durham University

When you complete your course at the International Study Centre and progress to your degree, you will be studying at a world top 100 university with a global reputation for teaching and research. Lecturers are world-leaders in their fields and students benefit from cutting-edge facilities.

Durham is one of the UK’s most historic universities, and its unique collegiate system creates a strong sense of belonging. The University provides outstanding opportunities that help to enrich student life and create some of the world’s most sought-after graduates.

Durham University campus

WORLD-CLASS UNIVERSITY

Durham University is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of universities. It consistently ranks as one of the top 100 universities in the world by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings and the QS World University Rankings.

JOIN A COLLEGE COMMUNITY

During your undergraduate or postgraduate degree, you will join one of 17 historic colleges. Each college provides accommodation, facilities and a supportive community of students.

Durham countryside

TWO UK LOCATIONS

Study your pathway programme at Queen's Campus in Stockton-on-Tees and your degree at Durham City. Find out more about Durham University's two UK locations. 

Students and tutors talking on campus

ADMISSIONS

Find out more about applying to study in the UK, such as visa information and entry requirements.