School of Informatics

Student exchange programmes

We encourage students to consider the possibility of spending one year of their undergraduate degree course at a university in another country.

Currently available student exchange programmes:

Erasmus link - University of Antwerp, Belgium.

This link enables one student from Edinburgh per year to spend up to nine months in Antwerp. The exchange is open to both undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Erasmus link - Technical University of Catalunya (UPC), Barcelona, Spain.

This link enables two students from Edinburgh per year to spend up to nine months in Barcelona. The exchange is open to both undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Our link is with the Barcelona School of Informatics at UPC. According to their web site, 60% of teaching at UPC is in Catalan and 40% in Spanish. However, the Barcelona School of Informatics also offers some of its courses in English (especially advanced courses).

Erasmus Link - Saarland University, Saarbrucken, Germany.

This link enables two students from Edinburgh per year to spend up to nine months in Saarbrücken. The exchange is open to both undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Edinburgh students can take courses both at the Department of Computational Linguistics and at the Department of Computer Science at Saarland University. Both departments teach some of their courses in English (especially advanced courses).

Erasmus link - Trento University, Italy.

This link enables one student from Edinburgh per year to spend up to nine months in Trento. The exchange is open to both undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Erasmus link - Warsaw University, Poland.

This link enables one student from Edinburgh per year to spend up to nine months in Warsaw. The exchange is open to both undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Warsaw University

Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Mechanics

Erasmus link - Universidade do Porto, Portugal.

This link enables two students from Edinburgh per year to spend up to 9 months in Porto. The exchange is open to both undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Universidade do Porto

Erasmus link - Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen, Germany.

This link enables two students from Edinburgh per year to up to 9 months in Aachen and a third student to go for a single semester. The exchange is open to both undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen

 

For further information about any of these programmes please email the School Erasmus Coordinator:

Hiroshi Shimodaira

Other international exchanges

The University also has exchanges with universities outside Europe (including North America and Asia). The International Office provides more information, including a list of all international exchanges. Please note that these links are not specific to Informatics and are managed centrally by the University.