International students

We have a long and proud tradition of educating international students. Among our University student population of over 24,000 we have around 4,300 international students from 147 countries worldwide.

If you are thinking about studying at Birmingham or are in the process of applying you will need to refer to the Future International students section.

If you are an International student already studying at Birmingham you will find your questions answered in the Current International students section.

If you are an international or Birmingham student interested in our study abroad and exchange programmes please have a look at the Study Abroad/Exchange section.

For advice and information on immigration, visas, accommodation, finance and any other queries, please contact the International Student Advisory Service (ISAS).

For international students looking to come to the University of Birmingham to study for a PhD, the Engineering and Physical Sciences College has a Postgraduate Elite Scholarship Scheme. 

For more details please contact Professor Martin Freer.