Durham University is distinctive – a residential collegiate university with long traditions and modern values.

The university seeks the highest distinction in research and scholarship and is committed to excellence in all aspects of education and transmission of knowledge. Durham’s research and scholarship affect every continent. The university is proud to be an international scholarly community which reflects the ambitions of cultures from around the world. Durham promotes individual participation, providing a rounded education in which students, staff and alumni gain both the academic and the personal skills required to flourish.