University of Durham: 0191 334 2000

You can phone Durham University on their UK switchboard number 0191 334 2000 for general enquiries, or you can contact a representative from their international office +44 191 334 6328 if you are calling from overseas.

Both the UK and international helplines are useful for callers looking for further information about admissions, term dates, the courses taught at Durham University, to book a place at an Open Day or to discuss the accommodation facilities available to undergraduate and postgraduate students.

General enquiries – 0191 334 2000

You can phone the Durham University switchboard number 0191 334 2000 for both general enquiries or to be directed to a specific academic department. For instance, you may have enquiries about the admission criteria for a particular undergraduate course before asking about any additional funding opportunities available to students. Alternatively, callers to the UK switchboard number may wish to ask for directions to the Durham University Hospital, health centre or main library. In addition, prospective students will also be able to enquire about the date of an upcoming Open Day, and can both book a place on both a departmental and campus tour on this number. If you are a offer-holder then you may wish to enquire about the term dates prior to enrolling at Durham, or ask when your timetable and email are available to be accessed via the university’s online student portal.

Calls to Durham University charge the standard rate of a UK local call but will be free if your mobile tariff is bundled with inclusive minutes or if your landline deal provides free geographical calls. However, calls to the international student helpline +44 191 334 6328 will be charged at a significantly higher rate than when making a UK phone call.

Accommodation Office – 0191 334 6910

Alternatively, you can call the Durham University accommodation office on the following contact number 0191 334 6910 if you require further information about any of the fifteen undergraduate halls of residence in the City. Notably, the rate charged when staying in University of Durham accommodation will depend on whether you are allocated a place at a fully-catered or self-catered halls of residence.

Durham University – UK Contact Numbers

Department Phone Number
General enquiries 0191 334 2000
Accommodation 0191 334 6910
Admissions 0191 334 6128
Business School 0191 334 5200
Graduate School 0191 334 4570
Prospectuses 0191 334 6128
Library 0191 334 3042