Go Abroad

The Study and Work Away Service

The Study and Work Away Service provides administrative support to students participating in a broad range of international activities. These pages provide information for University of Edinburgh students going abroad as well as for staff who support them. It also provides information for students coming to the University of Edinburgh through one of our study abroad programmes. 

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Find out about the various opportunities for study and work abroad as part of your University of Edinburgh degree programme.

Useful information and resources to help you before, during and after your Study and Work Away period.

Student stories

University of Edinburgh students share their experiences abroad.

Explore sources of funding and consider the cost implications of an international experience. 

Spend a year or semester studying abroad in Edinburgh

Information about staff long-term and short-term development opportunities abroad.

Opportunities to learn a language or develop your existing skills at the University of Edinburgh.

Access information to help in all aspects of setting up and running an exchange, how to provide advice and support students.

InPlace System

InPlace is the University's system for managing work placements. You can read the privacy and accessibility statement below.

InPlace Privacy Statement

InPlace Accessibility Statement

Contact Us

For further information or queries, contact us at goabroad@ed.ac.uk.

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