UK universities touring Germany in January 2020

See the list below to find your nearest Higher Education Fair and find out about the universities which are taking part.


Tuesday 28 January 2020: Düsseldorf

11:00 – 15:00: Hochschule Düsseldorf

Campus Derendorf, Building 4, Foyer and first floor, Münsterstr. 156, 40476 Düsseldorf

Wednesday 29 January 2020: Hamburg

10:30 -14:30: Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek Hamburg

Lichthof (Atrium), Edmund-Siemers-Allee/Grindelallee (access also from Von-Melle-Park 3), 20146 Hamburg

Thursday 30 January 2020: Berlin

11:00 - 15:00: bbw Berlin 

Haus der Wirtschaft, Am Schillertheater 2 (at the corner of Bismarckstraße), 10625 Berlin

Participating universities 2020

University of Bath

 A selective institution occupying a parkland campus on the fringe of the UNESCO World Heritage City of Bath.  Courses are offered at Bachelors, Masters and PhD level in Business and Management, Engineering and Design, Humanities and Social Sciences and the Sciences.  There is also pre-degree provision in certain fields and year-round English language teaching.  The University boasts outstanding sports facilities and is a national centre of excellence in number of sports.

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BIMM British & Irish Modern Music Institute

BIMM, The British and Irish Modern Music Institute, has colleges in eight cities where music matters most – Berlin, Hamburg, London, Dublin, Brighton, Manchester and Bristol – and is proud to be the largest and leading provider of contemporary music education in the UK and Europe.

Our eight BIMM colleges have over 50 years’ experience between them in helping students launch successful careers in the music industry, and over 6500 students currently enrolled for study.

BIMM offers a broad range of Higher and Further Education music courses – including BA Honours Degrees, nationally accredited Diplomas and Postgraduate Teaching Certificates. Our professional highly vocational and real-world courses include studies in guitar, bass, drums, vocals, songwriting, music production, music business, music journalism and event management.

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University of Bristol

The University of Bristol is the 41st best university in the world (QS World University rankings 2016) and is one of the most popular universities in the UK. 

Associated with 12 Nobel Prize winners and boasting Winston Churchill as the ex-Chancellor (1929-1965), the University of Bristol is a powerhouse of teaching and research. The University of Bristol is a member of the elite Russell Group of UK research-intensive universities and the Worldwide Universities Network, a grouping of research-led institutions of international standing. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, the most recent UK-wide assessment of research quality, conducted by the Higher Education Funding Council for England, nearly 83% of research at Bristol was awarded either the top 4* rating, defined as ‘world leading’, or the 3* rating, classified as ‘internationally excellent’. 

Our researchers tackle some of the world’s most urgent issues in the areas of health and disease, climate change, food security, energy and social justice. The University has been awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher Education – the highest accolade for any academic institution – in recognition of its leading-edge research in obstetric and neonatal practice, which has made a positive difference to mothers and babies throughout the world. The University is made up of 25 academic schools, organised into six faculties: Arts; Engineering; Medical and Veterinary Sciences; Medicine and Dentistry; Science; and Social Sciences and Law and has approximately 14,000 undergraduates and 6,000 postgraduate students from more than 120 countries. 

The city of Bristol is also a wonderful place to study. Crowned European city of the Year (2009) and European Green Capital for 2015 Bristol has also won plaudits in the national press with The Sunday Times’ Best Places to Live in Britain, naming Bristol as the ‘best city in the UK to live in’ (March 2014).

City life in Bristol has also been voted the best in Britain in a major survey of 20,000 university students across the country. The University of Bristol won the ‘City Life’ category at the Whatuni Student Choice Awards (April 2015). 

Nicknamed ‘The San Francisco of the UK’ by the locals, Bristol is a haven for the arts (Banksy), music, festivals, culture, history, shopping and boasts one of the best retention rates of graduates in the UK.

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Cranfield University

Cranfield University is wholly postgraduate. It is world-leading in its contribution to global innovation. With our emphasis on the aerospace, agrifood, defence and security, environmental technology, leadership and management, manufacturing and transport systems sectors, we have changed the way society thinks, works and learns.Cranfield has pioneered the development of education programmes that enhance the careers of our professional learners and the businesses sponsoring them. As the largest UK provider of Masters-level graduates in engineering with a flagship MBA and extensive customised Executive Education and Professional Development programmes, Cranfield's education portfolio is renowned for its relevance to business and government.

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University of East London

The University of East London is the careers-led university. Our mission is to prepare you for the jobs of the future. We have been doing that for our students for over 125 years, from the 2nd Industrial Revolution through to where we are now, the 4th Industrial Revolution. Whatever course you’re studying, we’ll help you gain the employment skills you need to achieve your career ambitions. We offer employability skills training and mentoring opportunities alongside your studies. Our location in one of Europe’s largest regeneration areas will also give you access to fantastic internships and placements. From heavy industry to high-tech, there are so many opportunities right on our doorstep.

Visit the website of the University of East London.

University of Hertfordshire

The University of Hertfordshire is an ambitious and entrepreneurial University. We offer excellence in teaching, learning and research and put students at the heart of our activities. 

We are the country’s leading business-facing University with a strong focus on the employability of our graduates.  We provide students with the knowledge, practical skills and experience that employers look for, giving our graduates the best chance of career success. 

The University offers over 500 courses in subjects such as Art & Design, Accounting and Finance, Business and Management, Computer Science and Engineering, Humanities, Mass Communications, Law and Education, Pharmacy, Psychology and Biosciences, all at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. 

The University has the perfect location, just 25 minutes by train from central London in the beautiful Hertfordshire countryside, and within easy reach of all four of the capital’s international airports.

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Hult International Business School

At Hult International Business School, students gain a practical understanding of global business by tackling exciting real-world projects while earning their Bachelor of Business Administration degree. Our rigorous curriculum develops more than just career-ready graduates—we are the school for future business leaders.

Each year, Hult students study at their choice of modern campuses in London, San Francisco, and from September 2018, Boston. Optional Summer Programs abroad at Hult campuses in Shanghai and Dubai, along with Leadership Courses at our executive-level Ashridge Estate Campus in the U.K., offer further opportunities for students to experience the world of global business first-hand. This global campus network offers students extraordinary access to internships, networking, campus speakers, and in-class clients. Hult’s faculty are committed and inspiring teachers who have achieved success in real-world business, and our experienced career development team helps students to plan their career from their first day on campus.

Hult students are challenged to think creatively, be resourceful, and work together with fellow students of 128 different nationalities. It’s in this international and collaborative environment that our students learn more than the fundamentals of business—they learn to see the world differently.

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University of Kent

"Kent is one of the UK’s top universities. Awarded Gold, the highest rating, in the UK Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework†, and with a global reputation for excellence – ShanghaiRanking places Kent in the top 500 of world universities* – we offer you outstanding teaching, world-leading research, stunning study locations and a superb student experience. 

We offer a wide range of foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, exciting study abroad and year in industry opportunities, summer schools, and a generous scholarship fund including awards for academic, musical and sporting excellence.

In the most recent Research Excellence Framework, Kent was ranked in the top 20 for research intensity in the Times Higher Education, outperforming 11 of the 24 Russell Group universities. Because our academics are engaged in high level research as well as teaching, you study with some of the most influential thinkers in your field.

The UK’s European university, Kent has beautiful UK campuses close to London, and specialist centres in Paris, Brussels, Athens and Rome. Each offers a safe and welcoming environment for your studies.

*2018 ShanghaiRanking’s Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU)

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Lancaster University + Lancaster University Leipzig

Lancaster University is a top 10 UK university and is consistently ranked in the global top 1%. Students at Lancaster University are more satisfied with their course than the average UK student according to the latest National Student Survey, in which the University achieved 91% on the overall satisfaction score, placing it firmly amongst the top 10 UK universities. These results reflect the dedication of staff who work hard to ensure that every student who comes here will receive the very best education.

Lancaster is a campus based university located in a beautiful, historic city in the north of England, situated close to Manchester International Airport and the stunning scenery of the Lake District. With over 12,000 students from over 100 nationalities, over 20% of our students are from overseas giving Lancaster a diverse and international environment.

We have the best student accommodation in the UK, and have won ‘Best University Halls’ in the National Student Housing Survey six years running. All students are guaranteed accommodation on campus in their first year.

You can study a wide range of subjects at both undergraduate and postgraduate level including:  Law, Psychology, Contemporary Arts, Politics and International Relations, Management and Business (including Accounting & Finance, HR, Economics), Environmental and Natural Sciences, English Language, Linguistics, English Literature and Creative Writing and many others.

Visit the website of Lancaster University.


Lancaster University Leipzig is a branch campus of Lancaster University, UK. LU Leipzig offers a range of degree programmes, with the university committed to providing the same academic quality and fully rounded student experience as in the UK.

Lancaster University´s operation in Leipzig has been approved by the Saxon State Ministry for Higher Education, Research and the Arts. The campus is located in the heart of the City of Leipzig and welcomes both German, EU and international students.

Lancaster University Leipzig will engage in both teaching and research activities, and further develop the University’s global reputation for excellence.

As part of its first phase of development, the Leipzig campus will offer four Lancaster University accredited Bachelor of Science programmes taught by the university, and a Lancaster University accredited foundation programme delivered by Navitas.

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Newcastle University + Newcastle University London

Newcastle University, UK, is a thriving international community of  around 27,000 students. Our vision is of Newcastle as a civic university with a global reputation for academic excellence.

Newcastle is one of the top 150 universities in the world. Teaching in Newcastle is ranked within the top 10 in Europe (Times Higher Education Teaching Rankings 2018). We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research intensive universities. Many of our courses feature in the top 10 including Medicine, Dentistry, Architecture, Linguistics, Creative Writing, Marketing, Food Science, Media and Agriculture (Times 2018). We are in the top 10 for student experience for the fourth consecutive year. We always focus on academic excellence and the impact of our academic work. We seek to address some of the key global societal issues through our research into


•Social renewal


We have a well-deserved reputation for sporting excellence and are in the top 10 in the British Universities and Colleges Sports League.

Our London Campus offers globally-focused degrees in business, marketing, accounting and finance that work hand in hand with industry through professional masterclasses, paid work placements and real-life business projects. Newcastle University London students benefit from smaller than average class sizes and a supportive learning community in the heart of the world’s number one student city (QS 2019).

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University of Nottingham

Unlock your potential at the University of Nottingham – where exceptional teaching combines with life-changing opportunities, where pioneering research makes a global impact, and where talented graduates find careers with leading employers across the globe.

Nottingham is a member of the UK’s prestigious Russell Group, ranked in the world's top 100 universities by the QS World University Rankings 2020. We offer outstanding teaching and learning, achieving gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework 2017, which measures undergraduate teaching.

Discovery is in our DNA. Over 97% of our research is recognised internationally, according to the Research Excellence Framework 2014. We are Sports and International University of the Year in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019. 

More than 46,000 students from 150 countries study at our award-winning campuses in the UK, China and Malaysia. You will have access to excellent facilities for study, leisure, sport and faith. Nottingham is a friendly, historic city in central England, just two hours from London by train.

Our tailored support includes careers guidance, work placements and English language courses. There are a range of international scholarships available, plus opportunities to spend part of your degree at our international campuses or partner universities worldwide.

Visit the website of the University of Notthingham.

University of Portsmouth

The University of Portsmouth is at the heart of a vibrant waterfront city just 90 minutes from London. Ranked in the top 25 in the UK in the Guardian’s 2019 University Guide and awarded a prestigious ‘Gold rating’ in the UK Government’s first assessment of teaching excellence in higher education, we are committed to transforming your future and ensuring you have the best possible experience here.

Our courses are designed to meet the demands of employers with many courses accredited or offering integrated paid work placements. Studying at Portsmouth will provide you with the knowledge and life skills to develop your career. Furthermore we're the number one university in the UK for boosting graduate salaries, according to The Economist.  

Portsmouth is a great place to both live and learn – a University committed to transforming your future in a city with a distinct culture full of attitude and passion.

Visit the website of the University of Portsmouth

Regent's University London

The secluded grounds of our main campus in royal Regent’s Park are a green oasis in the heart of bustling central London, offering an exclusive student experience, while our Marylebone campus is by independent businesses that celebrate the spirit of entrepreneurship and enterprise, intimacy and individuality that is typical of Regent’s. 

With just under 5,000 students on campus, our staff and students get to know each other by name, and students benefit from plenty of one-to-one contact with their tutors. We are proud to have more than 140 nationalities represented in our student body.

Our small class sizes ensure that teaching is highly interactive, with a focus on developing your practical and professional skills and preparing you for your career. Our graduates go on to build successful international careers in a range of industries, as well as becoming entrepreneurs, starting their own companies, or returning to ensure the continuing success of family businesses. A higher than average number of our graduates move into graduate-level jobs, with starting salaries that compare very favourably with other UK universities. 

We offer degrees in business & management; drama, film & media; fashion & design; psychology; social sciences.

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The Royal Agricultural University

The Royal Agricultural University (RAU) has been educating leaders and entrepreneurs since its foundation in 1845 as the first college of its kind in the English speaking world.

Today the RAU offers subjects including agriculture, animal science, business, environment, equine science, farm management, food, real estate and rural land management.

Set in the beautiful Cotswolds countryside, our small size provides a real sense of community, which supports and encourages students from all backgrounds to achieve their ambitions.

The University prides itself on combining the knowledge and industry connections which stem from its rich heritage with an innovative, forward-thinking approach.

It is recognised as a sector leader in enterprise and innovation, having been awarded Centre of Excellence status by the Institute of Enterprise and Entrepreneurs in 2019.

Providing industry with real world solutions making both social and economic impact has always been central to the RAU’s mission. We are home to Farm491; a leading Agritech incubator and innovation space in the UK, offering state-of-the-art facilities and a knowledge network including farmers, investors and expert advisers.

A number of our Postgraduate programmes offer September and January entry. 

Key Successes:

·         Ranked 7th in the UK for Student Satisfaction in 2019, according to the Times Higher Education.

·         Placed in the Top Ten in both the University of the Year and Job Prospects categories at the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2019

·         Crowned Enterprising Learning Provider of the Year at 2019 IOEE and SFEDI awards.

The university has an international reputation for teaching and research excellence and prides itself on having strong links with industry around the globe.


The Royal Agricultural University is a Tier 4 Sponsor and is on the Home Office’s Register of Sponsors. 

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St Mary's University, Twickenham

St Mary’s University is a modern, friendly institution with a caring atmosphere, a strong academic record and high student satisfaction rates. Our mission is to provide a high quality academic and professional education, inspired by our Catholic ethos and values as London’s only Catholic University.

Students of St Mary's benefit from over 165 years of tradition and expertise in teaching at our historic and scenic Strawberry Hill campus based in Twickenham, London. With a campus based in Greater London, St Mary’s is both local and global. The local area is beautiful, safe and green with Richmond, Kingston, great parks and the River Thames nearby. Excellent rail links mean that Central London is only 30 minutes away so you enjoy all the advantages of a perfect location - a personal, self-contained campus community experience in a world renowned city.

Visit the websity of St Mary's University, Twickenham

University of South Wales

The University has campuses throughout South Wales, in Cardiff, Newport and Pontypridd. Our locations mean you can enjoy everything the region has to offer – city life and culture, stunning beaches and breathtaking countryside.

Employability is at the heart of everything we do, with teaching informed by what happens in the real world. Our graduates have the skills that are essential for the workplace and value our employability schemes, business start-up support and opportunities to get actual experience, often as part of your course.  It’s an approach that works – 94% of our graduates are in employment or further study within six months of graduation.*

Our courses are accredited by the world’s leading professional bodies and our students are taught by leading academics in their field. Our staff number prize-winning poets, Olympic psychologists and a NASA Space Ambassador.  

Our size means we can offer an exceptional range of subjects and courses at every level – from Foundation Years to PhD. It also means that our links with industry and business are hard to beat. We work with world-leaders such as Microsoft, British Airways and the BBC to inform our courses and offer work experience, which ensures our students are prepared for the workplace.

This all adds up to an excellent student experience and the best possible start to your future. But that’s not forgetting what happens outside the classroom. At university you’ll make new friends for life, try out lots of new things and become more independent than ever before. At the University of South Wales, you’ll find countless opportunities and award-winning support to help you along the way. 

As part of our commitment to excellence, we have invested over £160m in state-of-the-art facilities across our campuses, to ensure you get the best possible learning experience. Wherever you look, you will find industry-standard equipment and exciting places to learn new things. From simulated hospital wards and scenes of crime, to an aircraft hangar and green screen TV studios, you will gain essential skills using some of the best facilities in the UK. 

Our staff are actively involved in research, so you will be taught by lecturers who are national and international experts in their fields. We also ensure that our research has a purpose – it is relevant to the real world and influences decision makers. This ensures that our courses contain the latest thinking and developments, giving your university education an added distinction. 

We recruit students globally and you can find our graduates all over the world, building strong careers and making a difference. It’s an exciting time to get involved with us and find out more about what we have to offer. 

*HESA Performance Indicator for Employment of Leavers 2013/14

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University of Stirling

The University of Stirling has an excellent reputation for research, teaching and quality of learning opportunities. Our Stirling campus – one of the finest in Europe – is truly breath-taking, providing an inspirational environment. Situated less than 2 miles from the accent student friendly city of Stirling, the University is settled within 330 acres of park land campus – providing the perfect balance of academic and recreational facilities. 

We follow the traditional Scottish 4 year degree system,  allowing us to provide high-quality teaching and flexible learning opportunities – some of the most flexile in the UK. Created by Royal Charter in 1967, Stirling was Scotland’s first new university in over 400 years, and as such was able to do things differently right from the beginning. The founding principles of the University was to ensure that we created a very Student Focused institution with Research at the core – that informs teacher. 

The excellent reputation of the University goes right round the world, this year we have over 115 different nationalities studying with us,  with a student population in the region of 11,500.

Visit the website of the University of Stirling

University of Surrey

The University of Surrey is a global community of ideas and people, dedicated to life-changing education and research. With a beautiful and vibrant campus, we provide exceptional teaching and practical learning to inspire and empower our students for personal and professional success.

Through our world-class research and innovation, we deliver transformational impact on society and shape future digital economy through agile collaboration and partnership with businesses, governments and communities.

The University campus is set in 700 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds on the edge of Guildford's historic town centre.  A short walk from the rail station, London is 34 minutes away, connecting you to some of the world's busiest and most famous locations. Heathrow and Gatwick international airports are also within easy reach. The University of Surrey is one of the safest places to live and study, according to a new cost of living report on the top 20 universities in the UK (ranked by The Complete University Guide).

Multi-million pound investments abound. The Ivy Arts Centre, the Manor Park student village and the Library & Learning Centre all represent major projects, with the new 5G Innovation Centre and the new University of Surrey Vet School continuing the trend of investing in the best.

The University benefits from major national facilities on campus and Surrey Sports Park, the £36 million world-class development is home to a range of professional teams, athletes and sporting events.  It offers a range of facilities including a 50-metre swimming pool, climbing wall, tennis and badminton courts, a 120 station health and fitness centre, three multi-purpose sports arenas, squash courts, ten grass pitches, exercise and fitness studio plus a bar and restaurant. 

International students are guaranteed university accommodation for the first year of their studies. Rooms in the university's on-campus accommodation are grouped by band, with band A being the most basic for those on a budget and band E for those who want an en suite shower and a mini-fridge. 

The Professional Training placement programme is one of the largest in the world, with over 2,300 partner organisations in the UK and overseas. The placement experience provides opportunities for students to put skills into practice and to experience a real working environment.

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Teesside University

Teesside University is based in Middlesbrough, in the heart of the north east of England with 85 years of teaching excellence and innovation in education.

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University of Warwick

What if you could study at a university that is globally connected? A world-leading university that stands out from traditional universities with its close links to business and industry.  Named The Times and Sunday Times University of the Year 2015, we’re a place that champions independent thinking, as well as being founded first and foremost on academic and research excellence. Employers actively engage with us, justifying our ranking of 15th in the world for Employer Reputation (QS 14/15).  We’re a campus university that creates a supportive cosmopolitan living environment, with endless opportunities for its 23,000 student population, originating from over 140 countries.  Welcome to Warwick.

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Swansea University

Established in 1920, Swansea University is ranked highly for both Teaching and Research excellence. In 2018 we were awarded Gold (the highest rating possible) in the national Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF) and we are currently 26th in the UK for Research Excellence (REF 2014-21).  In addition, we are Top 5 in the UK for overall satisfaction (NSS 2018)

Ranked joint fifth in a list of UK universities as featured in the 2018 Times Good University Guide) and Top 10 in the UK for graduate prospects (DLHE 2018, Ranked 10th in a list of UK universities as featured in the 2018 Times Good University Guide (that provide a wide range of degree courses) for graduate level employment or further study). 

We have two seafront campuses which offer a safe and friendly environment for you to complete your studies. The city centre is easily accessed by foot, bicycle or bus and has a range of shops, cafes and restaurents to enjoy. Swansea benefits from excellent transport links: Cardiff is an hour away, and London just three hours by train. 

Excellent Employability

We offer a comprehensive package of support and opportunities, including:

• Business start-up support and enterprise skills development

• Well-established study and work abroad programmes

• Subject specific employability weeks featuring networking events with industry experts, guest speakers and opportunities to get involved with live projects

• Summer  and short Programmes (both cultural, study and work-based) to make your CV stand out

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Middlesex University London (30 JANUARY BERLIN FAIR ONLY)

Middlesex University traces its history back to 1878 when the first teaching took place in north London; since then it has evolved to become one of Britain's most international universities opening three more campuses in Dubai, Malta and Mauritius - creating a truly global university.

At Middlesex, we pride ourselves on our ability to transform potential into success. It doesn't no matter where in the world our students come from, we will give them the tools and opportunities they need to make their own path to success, to grow as individuals and to stand out from their peers back home.

We offer a broad range of industry relevant courses that are taught by academics who have worked in industry. Using state-of-the-art learning facilities they will draw on their professional experience and use practical learning techniques in their classes; so our students learn by doing. Our industry connections mean many of our programmes offer integrated work placements, so students will be able to gain valuable real-world experience before they graduate.

Our traditional campus setting plays home to a vibrant global community of students and academics from over 145 different countries. Our students collaborate and socialise together; breaking down cultural boundaries and opening their minds to alternative viewpoints and ideas; encouraging them to think differently. Our London location gives them the chance to access one the world’s most culturally diverse cities and to experience its unique character; while our overseas campuses mean they may have the opportunity to undertake a campus exchange, giving them truly unique multi-campus learning experience.

Visit the website of Middlesex University London.


For further information on the Higher Education Fairs, please contact Martin Spiess.