Students graduating from LU Ghana

Global Lancaster

Our primary strategic goal is to establish Lancaster University as a global leader in higher education. We define global leadership as being a ‘go to’ university for research and teaching that transform lives, communities, practices and thinking in countries across the globe.

Global Partnerships

Lancaster is constantly developing partnerships across the world to ensure it delivers teaching that takes students to the frontiers of knowledge and produces graduates who can compete in a global job market.

Lancaster has three strategic partnerships teaching over 5,000 validated Lancaster degrees overseas in Ghana, China and Malaysia:

Students graduating from LU Ghana

Lancaster University Ghana

The first British university branch campus in Ghana allows students across Africa to access Lancaster's academic excellence in teaching and research on the African continent.

Sunway University, Malaysia

Sunway University and Lancaster University established an academic partnership in 2006. Under this institutional arrangement, students are able to study on a range of undergraduate degree schemes and graduate from both Sunway University and Lancaster University.

students studying at Sunway
group of students stood in front of campus buildings

Lancaster University College - Beijing Jiaotong University, China

A joint institute with highly ranked partner Beijing Jiaotong University. Located in Weihai, Shandong province. Graduates receive a degree from both institutions and a joint academic transcript.

World Leading Research

Our researchers are collaborating across the world to find the answers to global questions affecting us all. 

Search our definitive research database.

How did galaxies like our own Milky Way form and evolve across the last 13 billion years? This video highlights just one of our world leading research partnerships that stretch across the globe. Hear more stories from our international research partnerships on our youtube channel below.

Global research video  

A Campus Touching Every Continent

Students from over one hundred countries make up our diverse campus. Our community extends far beyond this though: through business partnerships, our alumni network and stakeholders in our regional communities. Lancaster is an open and welcoming community that values equality and diversity. Our promotion of global values ensures Lancaster is a welcoming environment for international students and staff.

Your Global stories

Follow our students, staff and alumni as they continue to build upon Lancaster's already thriving global network. Share your own story with the world using the #LUGlobal hashtag.