We have over 200 exchange places for students from partner universities outside Europe. You must obtain permission from your university to apply to Edinburgh under the international exchange programme.
Before you can apply to Edinburgh as an exchange student, you must be nominated by your home university.
Please check with your study abroad advisor or International Office at your home university if it is possible to study here on exchange.
You can search '2016/17 Exchange Agreements' to check if we have an exchange link with your university.
|Full Academic Year||September - May|
|Semester 1||September - December|
|Semester 2||January - May|
You will find the Semester Dates on the University Calendar.
There is a huge range of courses within the College of Humanities and Social Science and the College of Science and Engineering. However please note that there are course restrictions in certain subject areas:
Some exchange agreements are subject specific. In this case, you would be expected to take two thirds of your courses in the subject area of the exchange agreement.
Check with your study abroad advisor at your home university for advice.