Welcoming students from around the world

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Welcome to Lancaster and the UK

The UK is a friendly and welcoming place, with a rich and exciting history, and a love of celebrating international identities. The north-west is a beautiful region made up of coastline, mountains and thriving cities. At the heart of it all, you’ll find Lancaster.

ܽƵ is a community of students, staff and graduates from across the globe, located on a beautiful 560-acre parkland campus providing the perfect space for high-quality teaching and pioneering research.

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Our courses

We offer over 280 undergraduate degree programmes and a wide range of Master's Degrees and PhD opportunities. We also offer pre-study programmes such as English language and foundation courses.

Study Start induction programme

Our two week academic induction programme Study Start is the perfect opportunity to explore and settle into life at Lancaster before starting your studies.

Study Start programme
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International events and webinars

Want to find out more about Lancaster? Join our events and webinars to connect with staff and students.

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Planning your journey to Lancaster? Get information and advice to help you pack, plan your travel, what to do when you arrive and what you can expect when you get here.

Get pre-departure information and advice

Global opportunities

  • International Pathways Programmes

    We offer a range of opportunities for you to begin your studies at one of our international partner institutions and then continue with Lancaster in the UK.

  • Global Summer Schools

    Spend the summer at our beautiful campus, where you will get to meet students from around the world, gain valuable experience and take part in field trips and social activities.

  • Study abroad: visit Lancaster

    Students from universities all over the world can spend a term or a full year studying as a visitor at ܽƵ.

  • International Teaching Partners

    In addition to numerous international research partnerships, Lancaster has four strategic partnerships teaching in China, Germany, Ghana and Malaysia.