Student exchanges


Fees, costs and funding arrangements for exchange students.

Optional student exchanges temporarily cancelled for Semester 1

Optional student exchanges scheduled to run in Semester 1 of 2020/21 have been temporarily cancelled for health and safety reasons.

Exchanges due to start in semester 2 are expected to go ahead. 

The University is monitoring the situation closely and will update if this changes. 

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Erasmus+ grant

An Erasmus+ grant is available to participating students to assist with the extra costs of studying and working abroad.

Fees and funding

Exchange students do not pay tuition fees at their host university and may also be eligible to have their Edinburgh fees waived.

Swiss European Mobility Programme (SEMP) Grant

Switzerland does not participate in the Erasmus+ programme, but it runs its own parallel programme called the Swiss European Mobility Programme (SEMP).