Go Abroad

Covid-19 and Post-Brexit travel

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic travel is likely to remain disrupted for some time. Visit the travel updates and guidance pages for the latest information. There are also new rules for travel post-Brexit, including changes to immigration, visa and insurance requirements. You can find more about this on the Brexit page.

International opportunities and experiences

The Go Abroad site gathers a range of opportunities for international experiences that are open to our students.  You can browse options here, or  discover the full list of current opportunities here

Work as a team with students from across Europe to solve global challenges, develop in-demand skills and have the chance to earn academic credit.

Improve your intercultural competence and entrepreneurship skills before working with others to build a business model to solve a global challenge. You’ll pitch the solution to academics, entrepreneurs, community leaders, and corporate sponsors.

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Currently only mandatory work placements are going ahead. Find out more about work abroad.

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Currently only mandatory exchanges placements are going ahead. Find out more about exchanges.


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.

Keep up with us on social!

Stay up to date and find out what other students have been up to by following us on social media. We also hold an annual photography competition with a category for students who have taken part in a Go Abroad experience.

Like the Go Abroad Facebook page

Join the Go Abroad Facebook Group

Follow the Go Abroad Instagram

Like the Photography Comeptition Facebook page

A Toolkit for staff on supporting students planning on taking part in a Go Abroad experience.