Global impact

Internationalisation permeates all that we do at Surrey, contributing significantly to our mission to solve global challenges, lead research and innovation, and fuel generations of students with a spirit of curiosity and a desire to improve the world we live in.


At Surrey, more than 50 per cent of our research outputs feature an international co-author. With partnerships and collaborations across the world, the University's approach to research is truly global.

Discover more about international research at Surrey.

Global partnerships

The International Engagement Office takes the strategic lead in ensuring the University’s international outlook is strengthened through a network of mutually beneficial partnerships across the world.

University Global Partnership Network (UGPN)

The University of Surrey is a founding member of the UGPN, a foundation for international collaboration that enables academics and students from some of the world’s top universities to work together on issues of global importance.

Surrey International Institute-DUFE (SII-DUFE)

SII-DUFE is a joint academic partnership institution between the University of Surrey and Dongbei University of Finance and Economics (DUFE) in Dalian, China.

Learning experience

We are proudly partnered with 126 international universities and organisations overseas, enabling our staff and students to incorporate mobility into their studies and work with leading academics and professionals in their field.

As such, Surrey offers a truly international learning experience.