A global University

NTU: A global university

Connecting Globally

We aspire to be a truly global university. This aspiration is reflected in our new 2015-2020 internationalisation strategy: Connecting Globally.

Student opportunities

Take the journey of a lifetime. Discover more about studying abroad and our exchange programmes, including Erasmus+ and ISEP, international summer schools, placements and volunteering, and learn about funding available to help you with the travel costs and our partnership with Santander Global Universities.

International students

Join our community of 3,500 international students by coming to NTU to do your degree. Learn more about the support we offer too.


We are committed to developing a network of high quality international partnerships. Learn more about our current partners.

Global Week 2018

Our award-winning Global Week event is an annual celebration of our rich and culturally diverse international community. Visit the Global Week website to learn more! Global Week 2018 is taking place from 26 February - 2 March.

Global Summer School 2018

Our next Global Summer School is taking place from 9 July – 3 August! There will be a wide range of academic courses available to choose from. You can gain up to 20 UK credits, improve your language and make new friends from around the world. Applications open in November 2017.

Research collaborations

We believe strongly in the benefits of international research collaborations. Learn more about research at NTU by visiting our Research page.

Erasmus Extended University Charter

The Erasmus University CharterPDF icon is a document awarded by the European Commission to Nottingham Trent University. The document states that NTU has fully agreed to comply with the fundamental principles of Erasmus mobility. The European Policy StatementPDF icon is a document outlining how we work with European partners, students and stakeholders. 

EU logo and funding description

Our global ranking

We won the WhatUni award for being the best university for international students.

What Uni? student choice awards winner: International

QS Stars award for internationalisation

We have achieved a five-star rating for Internationalisation.

QS World University rankings logo


NTU Global Lounges

The NTU Global Lounges, located on City Campus and on Clifton Campus, are spaces where students can participate in a wide range of inter-cultural activities and find out about the international opportunities available to them. Learn more about the NTU Global Lounges and our upcoming events.

Contact us

For more information about our international opportunities, please email us.