Go Abroad

Update - Semester 1 exchanges and placements

Due to updated guidance from the UK’s Foreign & Commonwealth Office some students, with a mandatory overseas component to their degree programme, may now travel in Semester 1.

Optional exchanges and placements remain temporarily cancelled until further notice, the University will confirm in due course if these will resume in Semester 2.


Opportunities to learn a language as a beginner or develop your existing skills.

Student stories

Find out what Edinburgh students who have been abroad thought about their experience.

News for students and staff about the impact of the EU Referendum.

Work abroad

Whether you want to enhance your CV or perfect your language skills, the Erasmus+ Traineeship scheme offers a great opportunity to work abroad while enjoying a funded international experience. Apply now!

The NICE Project offers students the opportunity to learn about entrepreneurship and intercultural competence as part of a virtual team of students from around Europe. Find out more about the programme.

Student exchanges

Discover how you could spend up to a year of your degree studying abroad.