Study abroad in Edinburgh

Advice for Study Abroad and Exchange (visiting student) applicants: Updates for visiting student applicants

For the latest general information and advice please also see: Coronavirus updates

Advice and updates for Erasmus students and applicants.

Why Edinburgh?

Hear what our students like most about studying here in our latest video about Study Abroad in Edinburgh, along with our top ten reasons for choosing Edinburgh.

More about your study options

There are a variety of study opportunities on offer to visiting students at the University of Edinburgh. Learn more about which one is the best option for you!

Courses available and credit information

Find out what courses you can take, how many credits you need and what postgraduate options are available.

Photo of a student browsing the University website on a laptop

Our online information sessions are designed for prospective undergraduate International Exchange, Erasmus Exchange and Study Abroad programme students.

Find out more about accommodation options

Information on accommodation, living costs, safety and support, and sports, clubs and societies.

How to apply to study in Edinburgh

Information about applying online, including our application guide.

Students and their passports

The University of Edinburgh's Student Immigration Service gives visa advice to international applicants.

Why choose Edinburgh?

Information for students who have been accepted to study here as visiting students.

Talk to us

A list of important dates for you to consider, from application deadlines to our visiting student academic calendar.