University of Durham

Brief description of Durham University

Durham University is distinctive - a residential collegiate university with long traditions and modern values. We seek the highest distinction in research and scholarship and are committed to excellence in all aspects of education and transmission of knowledge. Our research and scholarship affect every continent. We are proud to be an international scholarly community which reflects the ambitions of cultures from around the world. We promote individual participation, providing a rounded education in which students, staff and alumni gain both the academic and the personal skills required to flourish.

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Durham difference

Durham is a truly world-class university with a long history of welcoming students and academics from all over the globe. Our many collaborative partnerships with international universities allow us to share knowledge and promote inter-cultural learning, ensuring that our graduates are in high demand on the global stage.

Founded in 1832, Durham University is England’s third oldest university after Oxford and Cambridge. Durham University is distinctive - a Collegiate University with ancient traditions and modern values.

A member of the prestigious Russell Group, Durham is ranked 5th in the UK (The Times and The Sunday Times University Guide 2016) and is a World Top 100 University (QS World Rankings 2015). The QS World Rankings also ranked Durham in the World Top 50 for employer reputation.

Over 4,500 international students from 156 countries choose to make Durham their home, so whatever you choose to study you'll be more than welcome.

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