Our international outlook

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Reaching around the world

Internationalism is central to everything we do. Ranked 4th in the UK for international outlook in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021, at Essex you’ll find the world in one place.

We’ve established strong partnerships with over 300 international institutions and close cooperation with these partners is central to our strategic aims to achieve excellence in education and excellence in research.

Our international outlook is evident in our research, changing the world for the better. We also embed internationalism into our teaching, encouraging students to become global citizens and to spend time studying or working abroad. Our student body represents over 140 nationalities and supports over 30 different cultural societies.


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If you’re an international student interested in studying with us and want to discover more about living and learning at Essex, download our prospectus or order a printed copy. You can also find out more in our country-specific informationThese pages include details about any upcoming visits to your region as well as contact details for the regional office or student recruitment officer responsible for your country.


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