The University of Essex is a truly international institution with
a long history of welcoming students from around the world.
With a global outlook and reputation for research and teaching, we are
one of the UK's most internationally diverse campus universities with
students from more than 130 countries.
These pages are designed to help international students find the relevant
information when considering studying at Essex. You can find information
specific to your country using the country selection boxes within our pages.
- Top 10 for student satisfaction (English mainstream universities, NSS 2016).
- Ranked 21st overall in THE’s list of the top 200 most international universities in the world.
- Top 5 for social science research in the UK (REF 2014).
- Award-winning accommodation guaranteed to international students.
- A range of notable alumni - a president, Members of Parliament, the
first Mexican astronaut, film directors and two Nobel Prize
- Great employment prospects - 97.8% of our
graduates were in employment
or further study within six months
Find a course
Search our courses and find the right course for you. At Essex you can show your academic potential in a research-intensive
environment, and develop the knowledge and skills required for a successful career.
Meet our students
We’re confident you'll settle into our friendly campus environment and enjoy a world-class education, but find out from
our international students what it's like to study and live at our University.