Student exchanges

Contacts and support

People, events and online resources to help you before and during your 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.


The Study and Work Away (SWAY) Service provides administrative support to students applying for and participating in an exchange programme. Get in touch with key exchanges contacts by email and phone, or find information on social media.

Find your exchange coordinator

All Schools and Subject Areas offering exchange opportunities have an Exchange Coordinator to support and advise students before and during their exchange.

Information sessions

Find out more about the information sessions we offer at each stage of the application process.

Online resources

Online resources for University of Edinburgh students going abroad.