A World-class learning experience
Durham is the third oldest university in England and is a place of international reputation.
We are one of the world’s leading universities as shown by our World Top 100 position in the QS World University Rankings 2019, where we are ranked 74th. In the Times Higher Education (THE) World Reputation Rankings 2017, Durham is also listed among the top 100 universities in the world, in the 91-100 bracket.
In national league tables, Durham is consistently recognised as one of the top universities in the UK. The University is ranked seventh in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019, fourth in the Guardian University Guide 2018 and sixth in The Complete University Guide 2018.
At Durham students are taught by academic staff who are acknowledged as experts in their fields and are at the forefront of developments in their subject area. This is demonstrated not only through the research and teaching that they undertake, but also by the worldwide demand for their expertise.
Durham is a beautiful city located on the River Wear in the North East of England, providing a truly inspirational environment in which to live and study.
Diverse Social Community
At Durham you'll study with students from around the UK and more than 125 countries world wide. You'll have access to entertainment, events and support services within Durham and the surrounding area.
Unique College System
Durham is a collegiate university with 16 colleges in Durham City. Joining a College is much like joining a new family. The colleges offer a strong sense of community, provide pastoral care, support your developments and have sports, arts and social facilities.
An excellent network of support and welfare services
... including a College Student Support Team and a dedicated Exchanges and Study Abroad Team .
Study Abroad Brochure
For more information, please download our Study Abroad at Durham brochure.
The Durham Exchange
Exchanges & Study Abroad Team