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College of Arts and Letters, College of Engineering, College of Science, Keough School of Global Affairs, Mendoza College of Business

Welcome to Durham University! 

Durham University is one of the UK's most historic universities and ranked globally in the top 100 universities. In Durham you're among some of the world's finest architecture. A truly beautiful UNESCO heritage site city, where the famous castle and cathedral dominate the skyline. With a population of c. 43,000 Durham has a compact, friendly feel but still provides the facilities you would expect of a thriving city including a number of cafés, bars and restaurants. The River Wear winds its way through the city, providing plenty of green spaces between the historic city and our world class facilities. Students participating in the program will attend the university for a full academic year starting in the fall until early summer. Durham is a public research university founded by an Act of government in 1932. The city was recognized for its outstanding universal value by UNESCO in 1986. Students attending the program will be part of an international community with students from over 150 countries. Approximately 200 student clubs and organizations run on Durham's campuses, covering academic, arts, culture and faith, hobbies and games, outdoors, politics, law and music interests.The Durham Students' Union (DSU) charters and provides most of the funding for these organizations. 

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