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About Durham

Durham is a small city in the northeast of England, known for its rich history and charming aesthetic. The River Wear forms a tight loop around the city centre, which is overlooked by the magnificent Durham Cathedral and Castle, both UNESCO World Heritage sites. The city’s historical charm unfolds along it’s cobbled streets, where narrow alleyways are filled with a host of independent shops, cafes, and traditional pubs.
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View of Durham Cathedral across the River Wear

Travel and Accommodation

CercleS will offer travel subsidies of up to 80 euros each. Those interested in the travel subsidy should please complete the following form and send the relevant information required to Travel subsidies will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.


Travel Information

Find out how to get to Durham, as well as visa requirements for the UK.

View from beneath an airplane, flying in the sky

Accommodation Information

Find information on where to stay in Durham.

A view down a street in Durham City Centre
A Panoramic View of Entrance


Find out more about the conference venue.

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Have a question?

You may be able to find the answer in our Frequently Asked Questions section.


Arial view of Durham Cathedral and the River Weir

The river Weir forms a tight loop around the centre of Durham. 

Durham Castle Courtyard

Durham Castle

View of Elvet Bridge on a clear day

Elvet Bridge, built in the 13th century, is one of the main links to the city centre. 


Contact Us

Please get in touch if you have any questions about the conference.

The Centre for Foreign Language Study

The Centre for Foreign Language Study
School of Modern Languages & Cultures
Durham University
Elvet Riverside
New Elvet