Birmingham City University

International student Birmingham

With over 30,000 students from around 100 countries, Birmingham City University is a large and diverse place to study.

We put students at the heart of everything we do, giving them the best opportunities for future success.

So why should you come to Birmingham City University?


We have a strong international focus, with many partnerships around the world with schools, colleges, universities and other organisations. Our partnership with Wuhan Textile University to create BIFCA is another important step in showing our commitment to improving opportunities for Chinese students.


The University has an enviable reputation for providing quality, student-focused education in a professional and friendly environment. Our superb courses, state-of-the-art facilities, first-rate staff, and focus on practical skills and professional relevance produces highly employable graduates.


We're investing over £400 million in our facilities, including a major expansion of our city centre campus at Eastside, providing students with an enviable range of facilities.


Our staff and student community is defined by our core values, which outline who we are as a University and how we will work with each other. Our core values are Excellence, People focused, Partnership working and Fairness and integrity.

Life in Birmingham

Birmingham is a fantastic place to live! Safe, clean, modern and with thousands of different things to do.

Life in Birmingham

International students

Find out more about what it is like for international students to come and study with us, and life in Birmingham.

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