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International

Welcoming and ambitious, Cardiff is a real global University focused on research that makes a difference. With over 7,900 international students from over 130 countries and formal contacts with more than 200 institutions around the world, international partnerships are an integral part of our work. Our culture encourages international exchanges and cooperations.

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

Alesi Surgical

US deal for Cardiff spinout

18 September 2020

Alesi Surgical partners Olympus

Roberta Sonnino

Food security the focus for major innovation project

6 August 2020

Overhaul of food system “urgently needed”, experts say

Orangutan

Partnership protects Borneo’s endangered species

13 July 2020

Cardiff project preserves rare rainforest habitat

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.

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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