Go Abroad

We are now accepting applications to go on exchange in 2018/19. Find out more about the application process and submit your application form.

The deadline is 24 November 2017.

Apply for exchange

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.

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 stories

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

Summer school

Find something related to your degree or try something completely new.

Know before you go

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

Key and lock box

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.