We value international collaboration as central to enhancing global knowledge and developing global citizenship. Our staff and students come from over 150 countries, creating an outward-looking, globally-minded and inclusive University.
World Top 100
ranked 82nd in the QS World University Rankings (2022)
in the World Top 50 (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021)
87th in the World
for our overall contribution to the UN Sustainable Development Goals in the THE Global Impact Rankings 2021
in the Times Higher Education international universities rankings 2021
A Global Focus
Durham University welcomes applications from students all over the world. Our staff and students come from over 150 countries, creating an outward-looking, globally-minded and inclusive University.
Study at Durham
We welcome talented students from all backgrounds and when you join Durham you become part a community of over 19,000 students from over 150 different countries.
World-wide research and partnerships
International partnerships are a core part of Durham's outstanding research and vibrant learning communities. We value international collaboration as central to enhancing global knowledge and developing global citizenship.
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Middle East & North Africa
Latin America & the Caribbean
South East Asia and Australasia
Global Networks and Consortia
International collaboration is key to Durham's excellence in teaching and research. We have affiliations with many institutions and organisations worldwide.
Global Opportunities and Support
We offer a range of activities, options, funding, and support for students from all backgrounds and degrees to gain international experience working, studying or volunteering abroad during their degree.
Durham’s contribution to Sustainable Development Goals
We’ve been ranked 87th in the world for our overall contribution to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), demonstrating our commitment to a sustainable future.
The rankings also place Durham in the top 100 in nine of the individual league tables for the 17 UN SDGs, an achievement we are really proud of. The results are from the latest edition of the annual Times Higher Education Global Impact Rankings 2021, which assessed over 1,000 universities from 94 countries to look at their progress towards the 17 SDGs.
Knowledge Across Borders
Knowledge Across Borders is a webinar series brought to you by Durham University in partnership with the Chinese Academy of Sciences as part of our long-standing friendship and partnership with our colleagues at the Chinese Academy of Sciences.
Get in touch
Please get in touch if you have any questions about studying at Durham or our research.
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