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The University of Durham, in the United Kingdom, was founded in 1832. It counts over 15,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students (of whom 3,500 are postgraduates and 1,900 international students from over 120 countries) and employs over 3,000 staff. Its academic teaching and research programmes are delivered through departments organised within three faculties: Arts and Humanities, Science, and Social Sciences and Health. Durham University is one of the UK's leading research universities and has been successfully involved, both as partner and coordinator, in a large number of EU funded projects and networks. The University is engaged in several aspects of activity such as high-quality teaching and learning, advanced research and partnership with business, and regional and community partnerships and initiatives. The School of Education is one of the leading research departments in the UK and has recently been rated as outstanding and amongst the top providers of teacher education.