Durham University is unique. We are the third oldest university in England and one of the world’s leading centres of scholarship and learning. The International Summer School continues in this tradition offering you the opportunity to get ahead this summer with one of our short courses of intensive academic study.
• 5th in the Complete University Guide overall rankings 2016. • 61st in the QS World University Rankings 2015/16. • 31st in the world in the category of Employer Reputation, QS World University rankings 2015/16.
Summer School Courses offered in 2016
- Energy Transitions in Contemporary and Emerging Societies
- English Language for Academic Purposes
- The Northern Borders of Empire to the Making of the Middle Ages
The International Summer School attract students from across the world and offers a truly global experience with students from a wide variety of backgrounds and cultures. Durham is a student city; wherever you go you will make new friends and meet new people, making your time with us unforgettable. This environment will allow you to develop new skills, enjoy a variety of experiences, increase your appeal to future employers and expand your world view.
Surrounded by some of the world’s finest architecture, Durham city is the perfect setting to experience study abroad in England. The Castle and Cathedral – together designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site- dominate the skyline and look out over breath-taking countryside.
A short distance from the Pennine Mountains and the sea, Durham is one of England’s most beautiful cities and the perfect destination to experience British history and culture in a welcoming environment. Its winding streets and ancient marketplace invite you to explore further into its heritage.
Durham’s excellent transport links and positioning mean it is the ideal starting point to visit more of the United Kingdom and Europe, with London, Manchester, Edinburgh, Dublin and Paris all within easy reach.
Why Durham University International Summer School?
Since its foundation in 1832 Durham University has flourished and cemented a place of distinction both nationally and internationally. Durham City has captured the admiration of writers and artists for centuries, and as the only university in England to occupy a World Heritage Site (Durham Cathedral and Castle), it continues to capture the attention of travellers from all over the world.
Durham University is England’s third oldest university, founded after Oxford and Cambridge, and one of the UK’s leading research institutions. As Durham University is one of the top 100 universities in the world, Durham lecturers and tutors are acknowledged experts and leaders in their field. Regardless of your course, you will be taught by some of the leading minds in the world.
The Durham University Difference
Durham University offers you a unique opportunity to experience the history, tradition and quality of one of the oldest and highest ranking universities in England.
Located in the small and ancient City of Durham in the heart of North East England you will have the opportunity to experience life in a traditional British University.
We know studying abroad is an opportunity to develop skills that today’s employers seek. It is a way to prepare and distinguish oneself in an increasingly competitive market place; illuminating new paths and ideas along the way.
Enjoy our past, make the most of the present, and look forward to a future full of possibilities.
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