Why choose Durham University?
When you join Durham University you will be joining a world top 100 University, and will have access to research-led education delivered by world-leading experts in outstanding study facilities.
This research-led approach to education ensures that our range of courses are right up-to-date with current developments as the research conducted by our academic staff shapes and inspires our teaching.
Durham is a diverse university and welcomes students from 156 countries giving you the opportunity to meet people from across the world.
As a Durham University student you become a member of one of our colleges where most of our first year students choose to live. Colleges offer a warm welcome to all students, provide excellent student welfare and a fantastic student experience.
We have exciting proposals for the future, to ensure we continue to produce world-class research, education and student experience. In research, we are recruiting more academic staff and developing links with business and industry.
In education, we are developing our teaching and learning offer, including through a state-of-the-art Centre for Teaching and Learning, which will open for 2019/20.
International Study Centre
The International Foundation Year offers you a pathway to the first year of your chosen undergraduate degree. Apply now via the International Study Centre.
Read about what our students are experiencing at Durham from the students themselves on our blog site.