Go Abroad

The Study and Work Away Service

The Study and Work Away Service provides administrative support to those participating in a broad range of international activities, including:

  • Edinburgh students  on exchanges or placements abroad
  • Edinburgh staff who support students going on exchanges or placements
  • International applicants planning to come to the University of Edinburgh through one of our study abroad programmes. 

Applications to the NICE Programme are now open! Work virtually with students for across Europe to solve Global challenges and have the chance to attend an in-person summer school in Padova, Italy.

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Receive funding to take part in a short-term international experience this summer! Activities include internships, volunteering, conferences, cultural activities and research.  Find out more and apply.

Exchange opportunities for undergraduate students.

Explore sources of funding and consider the costs of an international experience. 

Find out about study, research or work placements.

Contact the team.

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Explore current opportunities.

Advice for healthy and safe travel.

Find information and resources for those applying to study in Edinburgh from abroad.

Find out about funding for short-term teaching and training opportunities abroad.

Information for staff who manage student exchanges in their School.