Student exchanges


Find out all you need to know about how to apply for a University of Edinburgh exchange.

Study and Work Away activities are likely to be disrupted for some time due to the Covid-19 pandemic. For the latest travel advice and restrictions please visit the Travel updates and guidance pages.


How to apply

Applications for exchanges taking place in the academic year 2022/23 will open from 3 - 17 November 2021.

Pre-application information sessions

Information sessions will be held in October for undergraduates planning to apply for exchange.

Selection criteria

What are the main selection criteria for participation in our exchange programmes?

Accept or decline your place

Find out what happens once you accept or decline your place, and what happens if you decide to withdraw.