Study abroad in Edinburgh

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The University will be closed from 5pm on Friday 22 December 2017 to 9am on Wednesday 3 January 2018.

If you need to get in touch, please visit our contact page to send an enquiry.

For emergency contact details, please visit:

University emergency contact

Advice and updates for Erasmus students and applicants.

Help options

Studying with us in session 17/18? Learn more about what you need to prepare before you arrive.

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.

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.

How to apply to study in Edinburgh

Information about applying online, including our application guide.

Students and their passports

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

Why choose Edinburgh?

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

Find out more about accommodation options

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

Talk to us

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