Go Abroad

Happy holidays!

Please note that the University will be closed from 5pm on Friday 21 December 2018 until 9am on Thursday 3 January 2019.

Develop skills for a changing world with the INCiTE Summer School. Study online and then work to solve global challenges as part of an international team at a two-week summer school in Suzhou, China.

Deadline is 29 March 2019.

Find out more and apply

Collaborative Learning, Creative Skills

The NICE project gives students the opportunity to work in teams from around Europe, gain in-demand skills, receive academic credit from the University of Edinburgh. Students could also apply to attend a summer school in Dublin! Deadline is January 21 2019.

Find out more and apply

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

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 exchanges

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

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

Find people going to the same location you are, ask questions and get hints and tips on having an international experience.

Join the Go Abroad Facebook Group

Key and lock box

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

Student stories

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

Know before you go

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


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