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Durham University

Welcome to Durham University Global Opportunities. We offer a range of activities, options and funding for students from all backgrounds and degrees to gain a international experience during their degree.

If you are an international student and want to come to Durham on an exchange, please visit our Incoming Exchange pages.

GO Study Abroad

Find out about opportunities to study at one of our global partner universities: from China to Chile or Berlin to Bangkok!

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GO Work Abroad

From Placement Years to internships and work experience. Find out about the work opportunities Durham students have globally.

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GO Summer Schools

Many of Durham's global partners offer short summer schools. Find out whether there may be one to support your studies.

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GO Volunteer

Durham promotes a number of international volunteering opportunities with our Trusted Partners.

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GO Support: we know that spending time abroad may seem daunting and we welcome and encourage applications from all backgrounds and groups.

There is a range of support and funding available, depending on your personal circumstances. This includes funding, scholarships and bursaries to support for students with additional needs and underrepresented students. Please click on the headings below for further information.

GO Funding

We offer a range of funding to supports students from a range of backgrounds to go global.

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GO Access for All

We believe all should have the opportunity to see the globe: from carers to students from hard financial backgrounds.

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GO Support Packages

We offer a range of support to help students with educational needs or disabilities overcome obstacles to achieve their global ambitions.

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GO Languages

You don't have to speak a foreign language to undertake a global opportunity, however, support is available if you do want to.

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Follow @DUGlobalOpportunities on Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn.

Here you will find stories from students on undertaking one of our many Global Opportunities, with Instagram takeovers, fabulous photos, destination information, travel tips and much more.