Go Abroad

Come along to the Go Abroad Fair on Wednesday 18th October at 12.30 – 4.30pm in McEwan Hall, Bristo Square. Our annual annual drop-in event for 1st and 2nd year students is where you can find out about University programmes for going abroad such as exchanges, the Principal's Go Abroad Fund and summer programmes

Come along to our information sessions throughout October, for anyone interested in applying to go on exchange.

We have a range of dates, both for general interest and for location specific information.

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.