International

Welcoming and ambitious, Cardiff is a truly global university with a focus on research that makes a real difference. With over 7,000 international students from more than 100 countries and formal links with more than 200 institutions worldwide, international partnerships are at the heart of what we do. Our culture encourages international exchanges and collaborations.

We have formal links across more than 35 countries and and hold strategic partnerships with Xiamen University and KU Leuven.

Our researchers collaborate with partners worldwide to tackle critical global issues such as reliable water access in Africa.

Join our vibrant international student community. Find out how to apply to study in our cosmopolitan capital city.

News

Chinese delegates visit ICS

Chinese delegates visit ICS

5 November 2018

Cardiff hosts Chongqing Government

VC Colin Riordan being awarded the Great Wall Friendship Award

Great Wall Friendship Award

1 November 2018

Vice-Chancellor receives prestigious Chinese honour

International fellows

University hosts future scientific leaders

4 October 2018

Boost for international partnerships as early career researchers take up prestigious fellowships at Cardiff University

A diverse and inspiring international community

Our links with over 300 institutions worldwide mean that over 17% of our undergraduates study, work or volunteer abroad.

We have a thriving international community with over 7,000 students and 25% of our academic staff choosing Cardiff for study, research or work.

We offer a range of scholarships and funding for international students to study with us.

Find out how the UK's decision to leave the European Union may affect international applicants and prospective students.

Professor Colin Riordan

Our international community contributes enormously to the success of the University and the city of Cardiff. This diversity fosters creativity and innovation, and is an important part of our culture.

Professor Colin Riordan, President and Vice-Chancellor of Cardiff University