International students

We welcome international students from all over the world, come and join us.

We welcome students from more than 70 countries. If you are a student at a university in another country, you may also be able to study here as a Study Abroad or Exchange student.

Study for a degree at Leicester

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Degree programmes
Find a course; different kinds of study e.g. undergraduate, postgraduate or distance learning.

What you need to know
Entry requirements; English Language Requirements; Fees, scholarships and funding; visas; upcoming visits to your country by the University of Leicester; agents for your country; English language help.

After you have been accepted
What to do next. Information for international students who already have an offer to study at the University of Leicester.

Other ways you can study at Leicester

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Pre-degree study at the International Study Centre
Courses for students who do not yet meet all the academic requirements for a degree.


English Language Programmes
English Language and Study Skills courses for students who are studying at, or who want to study at, the University of Leicester.


Exchange opportunities
For students at another university interested in coming to the University of Leicester on an exchange or Study Abroad programme.

Leicester - City and University

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Why choose Leicester
Information about the City and the University of Leicester; student videos; life as a student at Leicester.

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Contact Information

For futher information please contact the International Office:

E: International Office
T: +44 (0)116 252 2296

For Erasmus enquiries please contact:

E: Erasmus Team
T: +44 (0)116 252 5142

For Study Abroad enquiries please contact:

E: Study Abroad
T: +44 (0)116 252 5687

For other useful contacts see the essential guide to starting at Leicester.