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.

As a result of the ongoing outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) we are being as flexible as possible to help you apply to the University of Edinburgh during this difficult time. Further information: Coronavirus Updates for Visiting Student Applicants

Application deadlines

Study Abroad and Exchange 20/21

Application deadlines
Full academic year

31 May 2020              

Semester 1 31 May 2020
Semester 2 31 October 2020

 

Accommodation application deadlines

Academic year 20/21

For students starting their studies in September 2020 (Semester 1 and Full Year students)

16 August 2020                                                                                                                                                                 

For students starting their studies in January 2021 (Semester 2 students) 30 November 2020

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

Accommodation

 

Academic calendar 2020-21

Semester 1

Welcome week 14 - 18 September 2020
Teaching 21 September - 4 December 2020
Exams 10  - 21 December 2020

Semester 2

January Welcome To be confirmed                                              
Teaching 11 January - 2 April 2021
Spring break 6 - 17 April 2021
Exams 26 April - 23 May 2021

 

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

Semester dates