Go Abroad
Student exchanges

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

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 Salamanca! Deadline is 13 January 2020.

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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 work abroad while enjoying a funded international experience. Apply now!

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The 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.

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

Know before you go

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

Student stories

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