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Information for international students

Birkbeck is home to a growing community of students from across the globe. We welcome applications from eligible international students.

What can I study?

Funding your studies

  • Research students: we support suitable international PhD applicants in applying for a range of scholarship schemes. Read more about research funding.
  • International students may apply for a range of external academic funding.

Accommodation

  • International students at Birkbeck are prioritised for University of London accommodation. Read more about Birkbeck's accommodation options for international students.
  • Our full-time Master's, MPhil and PhD students are eligible for accommodation in one of the various intercollegiate halls of residence situated throughout the London area. Some of these offer accommodation for married couples and families.

London Semester Programme

  • The Birkbeck London Semester Programme offers an opportunity for international students to study at Birkbeck for one semester during their degree.
  • The Programme offers an exciting range of modules across the humanities and social sciences.
  • The college is in the heart of the Bloomsbury district of London which is a great base for exploring the city.

Your country

Find your country on our International pages to view entry requirements, events and key contacts for your country.

Can't find your country here? We still welcome your interest and would encourage you to look at the following pages: