International links

The University of Southampton is a truly international institution with a global reputation for excellence in leading-edge research and education. We have a strong commitment to international collaboration and partnership, and welcome staff and students from many different nations and cultures.

Our academic staff and research groups have extensive international connections and reputations. Currently, we work with international institutions, businesses and industrial organisations in more than 80 countries.

Supported by our thriving and diverse international community, we welcome thousands of EU and international students. Of our 20,000 students, nearly 10% are international and we value the cultural diversity and opportunities which spring from being truly international in all our activities. Our students come from more than 100 different nations and our network of university partnerships stretches across the globe.

Our EU and international students

Our EU and international students

Worldwide networking

We are part of the Worldwide Universities Network, a grouping of internationally excellent research institutions which attract top-notch researchers from across the world.