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.

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 news from our global partnerships:

World leading research

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

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Collaborative, connected, bold

Home to 1,500+ academics and research staff, and close to 2,000 postgraduate research students, Lancaster University aims to develop a culture and environment that enables world-class research. Our diverse community of researchers transform lives and communities, changing practice and thinking across the globe. Discover what drives our researchers to connect globally, push disciplinary boundaries, take risks, ask the big questions and improve the world around them.

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.