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International Relations

We develop and manage a variety of partnerships, links and networks with institutions of academic excellence all over the world.

Partnerships and networks


Learn about our connections across the globe.

Staff at York

PRDU in Sri Lanka.

We work with departments and services to develop and deliver the University's international agenda.

Erasmus+ Charter

We have been awarded the Erasmus Charter for Higher Education for the Erasmus+ programme 2014-2021. The Erasmus+ Policy Statement (PDF  , 322kb) sets out our institutional strategy in relation to the Charter.



Discover how you can collaborate with us.

Students at York

J Wilcox walking in the mountains.

We aim to provide all York students with an international experience through their studies.

Paddy crop field during sunrise ©

Tackling global challenges

Our research is tackling challenges facing the world’s most vulnerable populations.

Study with us

Visit us

If you're interested in exploring a partnership with us, we can help you plan a visit to York.

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Latest news

Success for York in the WUN Research Development Fund 2015

Posted on Monday 14 December 2015

The Worldwide Universities Network (WUN) has announced the results of the 2015 round of the annual Research Development Fund (RDF), marking a direct investment in international, interdisciplinary research of £156,213 (US$234,985). A total of 15 projects have been awarded funding for projects to begin in early 2016. The University of York is leading one of these projects, as well as partnering in a number of successful bids.

International Seedcorn Awards

Posted on Tuesday 17 November 2015

The International Relations Department provides mobility funding for five talented postgraduate researchers