Biomedical Teaching Organisation

Student exchanges

Students studying in the Deanery of Biomedical Sciences can spend one year of their undergraduate studies at a University abroad. This is an excellent opportunity to experience living and studying in another part of the world.

General Exchanges and Subject-Specific Exchanges

Across the University, there are two study abroad programmes available: General Exchanges and Subject-Specific Exchanges. 

Biomedical Sciences students can apply only for General Exchanges.

Medical Sciences students can apply only for the Subject-Specific Exchange at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden. Medical Sciences students may not apply for a General Exchanges.

Global Exchanges

Email BMTOGoAbroad@ed.ac.uk if you'd like to talk about going abroad.

Biomedical Sciences programmes

Biomedical researcher with microscope
General Exchange guidelines for Biomedical Sciences students studying abroad. For Biomedical students on the following programmes: Biomedical Sciences, Neuroscience, Pharmacology, Physiology, Reproductive Biology, and Infectious Diseases.

Medical Sciences

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Subject-specific Exchange information for Medical Sciences students.

When to apply

Deadline and application time frames for Medical Sciences and Biomedical Sciences students.

Information sessions and events

Before you make your application, you should take advantage of one of the many information sessions on offer to make informed choices about your destination.

Email BMTOGoAbroad@ed.ac.uk if you'd like to talk about going abroad.