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. Discover your options here

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Find out how you could spend a year or semester abroad on a study exchange.

Student stories

University of Edinburgh students share their experiences abroad.


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

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 Competition Facebook page

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Find out about working abroad via the Erasmus+ Traineeship programme.

Improve your intercultural competence and entrepreneurship skills and build a business model to solve a global challenge. 

Connect with students from across Europe to solve global challenges, with the option to earn academic credit.

A toolkit for staff who support students to participate in a Go Abroad experience.

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