Partner universities

The University of Leeds is a global institution, ranked amongst the most international universities in the world. At the heart of our outlook is a commitment to forge partnerships with other leading institutions, to collaborate on ground-breaking research and provide unique opportunites for students.  

Ranked as one of the 40 most international universities in the world

Times Higher Education 2020

Transnational Education (TNE)

Our partnership agreements with other leading universities involve specific degree programmes across our Schools. These partnerships each have their own characteristics but are united in providing students with a transnational experience. By investing in these partnerships we strive to attract and engage with high-quality students from diverse backgrounds, and equip them to succeed in a globalized workplace.

Beijing Jiaotong University (BJTU)
Jiangsu University (JSU)
Nanyang Technological University (NTU)
National Cheng Kung University (NCKU)
National Chiao Tung University (NCTU)
National Taiwan University (NTU)
Shanghai Jiaotong University (SJTU)
South China University of Technology (SCUT)
Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech)
Southwest Jiaotong University (SWJTU)
Southwest Petroleum University (SWPU)
Taylor's University
Zhejiang Gongshang University (ZJGSU)

The University also a number of agreements with Latin American funding agencies to provide support for Masters and PhD students. Read more.  

Leeds has a truly global outlook, building powerful global partnerships with researchers, universities and other organisations across the world

Professor Hai-Sui Yu, Deputy Vice-Chancellor: International

Our International Market Development team provides support to the University in developing and maintaining partnerships. Organisations wishing to enquire about partnering with Leeds should email the team via: