Go Abroad

If you want to go abroad during your studies at the University of Edinburgh, there are four main options available.

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

You could go on a short term international experience, or find out what it's like to live and work in another country. Applications are now open for funded opportunities.

Work abroad

Whether you want to enhance your CV or perfect your language skills, the Erasmus + Traineeship scheme offers a great opportunity to gain hands-on professional practice while enjoying a funded international experience.

Student stories

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

Student exchanges

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

Know before you go

Whatever your reason for travelling abroad, you’re sure to want a trouble-free trip.

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The Principal's Go Abroad Fund provides financial support for students to undertake a short-term international experience abroad.


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