Our exchange programmes let you pursue your studies and immerse yourself in new cultural experiences.
It’s a fantastic opportunity to see more of the world, to become a global citizen, and to gain a new perspective on your subject, while gaining invaluable transferable skills and experience.
Study abroad will broaden your horizons, culturally and academically, and may open up many new and unexpected opportunities.
Our Study Abroad Office can provide help and advice on our exchange programmes.
Our exchange programmes will give you transferable skills which will look great on your CV. You can enjoy a fun, challenging experience that will give you:
The most rewarding parts of my exchange were learning Swedish, meeting so many different people from around the world, studying in a different teaching environment which gave me a greater passion for study, and being able to call another place home. I can’t really put into words how much I enjoyed it and how useful I think it has been to me.
Neuroscience, Uppsala University
We have around 170 international exchange places in the Americas, Asia and Australasia and more than 350 exchange places in countries across Europe.
Our exchange partners include prestigious Ivy League institutions such as the University of Pennsylvania and other world-class establishments including McGill University, CalTech and the University of Hong Kong.
We also have exchange links with many of the top universities within Europe.
Exchanges are possible on most of our degree programmes.
Students normally apply in their second year and study abroad during their third year.
The work you complete while on exchange is credited towards your Edinburgh degree.
This article was published on Jul 25, 2012