Go Abroad


The Study and Work Away Service provides administrative support to students and staff participating in a broad range of Go Abroad activities.

Social media

We post regularly about our opportunities for going abroad on our Facebook page. Like and follow for application deadlines, new opportunities and helpful tips on applying and going abroad.

Visit our Facebook page

We also run a Facebook group. This group is a hub for past, present and future students to network and share in their experience of studying abroad on exchange. This is where you can find out about the application process and get advice from other students on your destination, accommodation, finances and much more!

Visit our Exchanges Facebook group

Join our newsletters

We have two monthly newsletters where we share key updates on applying for funding, upcoming events, opportunities, job offers and more!

The Go Abroad Fund newsletter is for those interested in short term international experiences:

Sign up for the Go Abroad Fund newsletter

The Work Abroad newsletter for those interested in working abroad for 2 to 12 months:

Sign up for the Work Abroad newsletter

Contact us

Please note that as of the week of 16 March 2020, we will no longer be offering in-person drop-in sessions.

Covid-19 Update

Please instead email us or phone us during the advertised slots:

  • Tuesdays 2:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Thursdays 10:00am-12:00pm

You can contact the relevant team with any questions about your exchange at:

European exchanges:

Erasmus+ Traineeship:

International exchanges:


Erasmus Traineeships

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Erasmus Staff Mobility

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Go Abroad Fund

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Emergency contact

University of Edinburgh phoneline - Out of hours emergency contact

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