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A World Top 100 university

We ranked 93rd in the latest THE World University Rankings for International Outlook.

Global York

York is a global university, renowned for our life-changing research and academic excellence. We collaborate with academic institutions across the globe, through partnerships, networks and research. We offer our students and staff a range of opportunities to engage in an international experience from study exchanges to summer schools. 

Study with us

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Join us on a full-time degree programme or take part in a study exchange, summer school or short course.

Partnerships and networks

‌‌‌‌Hargeisa, Somalia: African refugee camp on the outskirts of Hargeisa in Somaliland. With the support of UNICEF it operates a school. Credit: Vlad Galenko/

Learn about our partnerships around the world and how you can work with us.

Staff at York

PRDU in Sri Lanka.

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

Visit us

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

Visit York

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Students at York

J Wilcox walking in the mountains.

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

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.

Paddy crop field during sunrise ©

Tackling global challenges

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

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