University of Reading cookie policy

We use cookies on to improve your experience, monitor site performance and tailor content to you

Read our cookie policy to find out how to manage your cookie settings


Find out more about the International Foundation Programme

View or download our International Foundation Programme (IFP) Brochure

View or download our 4-Year Degrees with Integrated International Foundation Year Brochure

Watch our student videos below.

Hear about the IFP from a group of IFP students

China: meet Yuan Yuan Liu

Egypt: meet Sara Mattar 

Kenya: meet Christopher Langat

Kuwait: meet Saife Al-Dean Naji

Nigeria: meet Oluwasemilore Akande

Oman: meet Younis Al-Brashdi

Uganda: meet Angel Gyezaho 

United Arab Emirates: Yazan Karadsheh

Meet Mweo, studying IFP and then BA Philosophy, Politics and Economics


Why study the IFP at Reading

Make friends and develop your language skills and confidence on the IFP at Reading. You will benefit from our high levels of student support, high-quality teaching, and award-wining campus.


Meet our students

There are more than 4,700 international students at the University of Reading. Meet some our IFP students and see what they have to say about studying at Reading.


How to apply for an IFP

Applications for an IFP may be made through UCAS, or directly to the International Foundation Programme at the University of Reading. You should only apply through one route.