International Partnerships

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International Partnerships

Kent is proud of its strong international collaborations supporting education, research and innovation

Strengthening Kent's Global Impact

The University of Kent is committed to driving forward the development of a range of global partnership activity. 

The University’s Internationalisation Strategy focuses on enhancing our global presence, profile and esteem through a wide range of activities which encompass student/staff exchanges, visiting faculty, dual awards, joint research, enterprise activities and progression arrangements.

International Partnerships supports the University in realising its strategic objectives through deepening international partnerships with institutions that share Kent's founding principles and values.

Find out more about us, our strategy, our team and activities.

Discover our Partners

We are proud of our excellent international reputation and interaction with partners overseas.

The University of Kent has partnerships across Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe, North America and South America, supporting student and staff exchange, dual and joint awards, as well as research and enterprise collaboration.


International Partnerships plays a pivotal role in positioning the University of Kent's international impact as it seeks to drive forward to meet its strategic aims and objectives.

Hannah McNorton Head of International Partnerships

Student opportunities

Get more from your degree!

Find out how you can internationalise your student experience - including how to go abroad as part of your degree, take part in virtual exchange, participate in the GOLD programme and find support as an international short-term student.


Making the choice to study abroad is something I will never forget, or regret. The opportunities that have arisen for me have been amazing, socially and academically.

Philippa Spur Drama with a Year Abroad, University of Kent

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