Durham University
About us

Durham is one of the world’s leading universities, with excellence in teaching, and world-leading research.

We’re a World Top 100 ranked 82nd in the QS World University Rankings (2022).

12 subjects in the World Top 50 (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022).

17 colleges in our distinctive collegiate system.

Study with us

We provide an education that challenges boundaries, is research-led and transformative and takes advantage of the latest digital technologies.

Undergraduate Study

Joining us means you’ll be welcomed into our student family and community. We know that you’ll want to experience the fullest that student life has to offer and at Durham you can find a large and diverse range of opportunities to get involved with alongside your studies. All this takes place within the inspirational and historic surroundings of the city, county and community that is Durham.

Our research-led education will challenge you, inspire you and help you achieve the extraordinary.  Our distinctive college system and wider student experience programme including drama, music, sport, volunteering, and more will help you to grow and develop as a person.