Study abroad in Edinburgh

Dates for your diary

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

Application deadlines 2024-2025

Study Abroad and Exchange

 
Full academic year (September 2024 start)

31 May 2024       

Semester 1 (September 2024 start) 31 May 2024
Semester 2 (January 2025 start) 31 October 2024

Accommodation application deadlines 2024-2025

For students starting their studies in September 2024                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

16 August 2024                                                                                                                                                              

For students starting their studies in January 2025 30 November 2024

Please ensure you read the accommodation information contained upon the following page before you submit an accommodation application: 

Accommodation

ECA exchange deadlines 

Important dates for direct exchange Art and Design students applying to Edinburgh College of Art. An application and portfolio (when stipulated) will need to be submitted by the following deadlines:

Semester 1 (September 2024 start)         

1 May 2024

Semester 2 (January 2025 start) 1 October 2024

Academic calendar 2024-2025

Semester 1

Welcome week                                                                                                                                                 9-13 September 2024
Teaching 16 September - 29 November 2024
Exams 9-20 December 2024

Semester 2

January Welcome                                                                                             8-10 January 2025              
Teaching 13 January - 4 April 2025
Spring break 7-18 April 2025
Exams 28 April - 23 May 2025

Please check the University website nearer the start of the year in case of unforeseen changes:

Semester dates