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International Students

Students outside King's College London

Each year King’s welcomes thousands of students from over 150 countries. We provide dedicated guidance for international students who are interested in studying at King’s, from advice about visas to help with the application process, as well as information on what it’s like to study and live in London and how to organise accommodation.

We understand moving to study in a new country can be a big step, so we also offer ongoing support to our international students once they start their programme of study.

As a top university in the buzzing heart of London, life at King’s is different. As Europe’s largest city, the exciting and cultural social opportunities London offers international students is unrivalled, as is the potential for a successful life after King's with London being home to some of the world's biggest and best international businesses and organisations.

Find out more about what King’s offers for international students here, and read about some of our recent students’ experiences in their blogs.

Who are we?

King's College London is one of the top 20 universities in the world (2015/16 QS World University Rankings) and consistently ranks in the top UK universities for employability after graduation. Established in 1829, it is the fourth oldest in England.

King’s is a research-led university based in the heart of London, with more than 26,000 students (including more than 10,000 graduate students) from 150 countries taking advantage of an international campus.

King's has an outstanding reputation for providing world-class teaching and cutting-edge research in many fields including health, arts and humanities, natural sciences, mathematics, law, social sciences and public policy. King’s is home to Europe’s largest medical and professional healthcare education facilities which are spread across institutes and hospitals in London.

In the 2014 Research Assessment Exercise for British universities, King’s was placed in the top ten of British universities for its research quality and power of its research across faculties including health, law and international politics, receiving over £57 million of international research funding in 2014.

How do I apply?

If you're interested in applying, take a look at our International Student pages and find out how and when to apply, information about accommodation, visas, fees and scholarships and more.


King’s in my country


King’s representatives are always on the road visiting students interested in studying at King’s. You can find out when the next event or King’s visit in your area is here

I'm coming to King's for Study Abroad

If you are already studying at a university abroad and are planning to spend a semester or year at King’s as part of your degree, our Study Abroad team gives you invaluable information for before you start. 

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