Derby is a university with a global outlook and we are working towards developing a genuinely international culture within our community.

In the 2016/17 academic year we have welcomed over 900 EU and exchange students and 600 international students from over 100 countries. In total, Derby’s international students contribute over £14 million to the economy each year.

We’re proud to be recognised as the second most recommended UK modern university in the International Student Barometer 2016. Derby was also ranked in the top quartile of UK universities for quality lectures and employability.


University joins UK delegation to China

Senior leaders from the University of Derby visited Shanghai in October 2016 as part of a ministerial delegation led by Universities Minister Jo Johnson MP to strengthen research collaborations between the UK and China.

Developing international links

We are proud to have academic partnerships with institutions across the globe. We have also recently established teams in Shanghai and Mumbai and will continue to expand our international network in the coming years.

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