Interested in working with Swansea University

The Academic Partnership Directorate facilitates, on behalf of Swansea University, the development, growth, delivery and oversight of quality and sustainable academic partnerships, by providing a professional, reliable and effective support service. We have established links with reputable external organisations, universities and institutions locally in Wales, the UK, Europe and Overseas. 

We bring together institutions and organisations from around the world to create and develop innovative international programmes, collaborations, and strategic partnerships with world-class universities.  The international partnerships include those with Grenoble Alpes, Paris Sorbonne, University of Cape Town, Aarhus University, Auckland University of Technology and Houston Methodist Research Institute, to name a few.  Click here to download a full list of Swansea's partners.

Bringing Universities Together

These global partnerships for education contribute towards strategic development, educational research, international joint publications, mobility and employment enhancing opportunities for students. 

The Swansea Institutional Strategic Partnership with Grenoble Alpes University, which takes place on an institutional basis involving most of the subject areas within the University, has been highlighted as an example of Best Practice through which research collaboration, joint degrees, staff and student exchange and the sharing of facilities.

The innovative degrees include Joint PhDs, the prestigious Erasmus Mundus Master’s degrees and Validation Arrangements, through which students can qualify for degrees of Swansea University. Two interesting models of collaboration include a ‘flying faculty’ arrangement with Chinese Universities and a Dual Degree with the University of Trent, Canada.  The portfolio of degrees offered through partnership work include, work based bachelor degrees delivered by further education colleges in Wales.

If you are interested in working with Swansea University please contact us via our email academicpartnership@swansea.ac.uk or call us on +44 1792 295604.  We are here to help you.