About the University and the City of Leicester

A leading research university in one of the UK's most vibrant and welcoming cities

The University of Leicester is one of the UK's leading universities, committed to international excellence through the creation of world changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching.


About the University

Undertake your PhD, MPhil, or professional doctorate at the University of Leicester and you'll benefit from:

Learn more about the history of the University and our campus or take our campus video tour.

About the City of Leicester

Located right at the heart of the UK, Leicester has all the excitement and activities of a large city but keeps a friendly and welcoming atmosphere. The city is one of the most vibrant and diverse in the UK with a varied city life to explore and enjoy.

Our main campus is located within walking distance of Leicester city centre - why not try our campus video tour.

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