Leicester, Leicestershire, UK
De Montfort University, popularly known as DMU, is a public university in the city of Leicester, England. Originally founded as the Leicester School of Art in 1870, the university has evolved through many incarnations including the Leicester Colleges of Art and Technology and Leicester Polytechnic. The university adapted according to the changing times and kept on adding new subjects, such as engineering, building, and machine drawing.
In 1992, the university came to be known as De Montfort University. The name of the university was borrowed from Simon de Montfort, who is known to be a 13th-century Earl of Leicester, credited with the task of establishing the first parliament in 1265.
The university campus comprises numerous buildings, including Campus Centre Building, Kimberlin Library, Queen’s Building which houses the faculty of technology, Hawthorn Building which includes DMU Heritage Centre and Faculty of Health and Life Sciences. There are also other buildings like the Trinity House which comprises the Vice-Chancellor’s office, Chantry Building, Great Hall of Leicester Castle which comprises business school and Gateway House. Additionally, the campus houses Hugh Aston Building which has the faculty of business and law, Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Centre, The Venue which comprises skating rink, movie hall, and Vijay Patel Building which comprises arts, design and humanities school.
University at a glance
Total International Students
UG/PG Course Ratio:
1 : 0.71
Pound 1 Million
No. of Campuses:
Yearly Hostel & Meals Expense:
INR 4.6 Lakh
International Students Website:
World University Ranking – QS 2021
#801 – 1000