Please click on the headings below to find out about the Global Opportunities available to Durham students. For information about staff mobility please visit this page: Staff Mobility.
Through the establishment of Durham Global Week as an annual event, we would like to recognise, celebrate and learn from Durham’s role as a global university.
The situation in Ukraine is one of international concern and, for some members of our university community, a time of particular personal anxiety. The University has a dedicated notice page on Russia and Ukraine and Safety and Emergency Guidance for students abroad.
Find out more about your work, study and volunteering Global Opportunities at our virtual Global Opportunities Fair on 19/20 October.
See student stories, pictures from DU undergraduates abroad and keep up to date with the latest opportunities available by following #DUglobalopportunities on social media
Durham University has been successful in boosting Global Opportunities for its students for the coming academic year. The University has been awarded a grant from the Turing Scheme, the UK government’s programme to study and work abroad.
We know that spending time abroad may seem daunting and we welcome and encourage applications from all backgrounds and groups. There is a range of support and funding available, depending on your personal circumstances.
We offer a range of funding to supports students from a range of backgrounds to go global.
You don't have to speak a foreign language to undertake a global opportunity, however, support is available if you do want to.
We believe all should have the opportunity to see the globe: from carers to students from hard financial backgrounds.
We offer a range of support to help students with educational needs or disabilities overcome obstacles to achieve their global ambitions.