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 across the globe.

The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide International University of The Year

Lancaster has been named International University of the Year by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020. This underlines our record for exporting British higher education to the world and our passion for providing a global learning experience.

Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide International University of the Year 2020

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.

In addition to numerous international research partnerships, Lancaster has four strategic partnerships teaching validated Lancaster degrees overseas in Ghana, China, Malaysia and, most recently, Germany: our overseas teaching partnerships.

The latest stories concerning our global partnerships:

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.