Study abroad in Edinburgh

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Applications are now open for our 2020/2021 programmes.

COVID-19 Update

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

***The Full Year & Semester 1 extended application deadline of 31 July has now passed; however we continue to be as flexible as possible. Therefore if you still wish to study abroad with us in September, you can submit an application (please do so as soon as you can), and we will do our best to accommodate if possible. ***

Study Abroad & Exchanges

College of Arts Humanities and Social Sciences

Full academic year (September 2020 – May 2021) Apply now

Full calendar year (January 2021 - December 2021)

(Please note this option goes across two academic years at Edinburgh)

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Semester 1 (September 2020 – December 2020) Apply now
Semester 2 (January 2021 – May 2021) Apply now

College of Science and Engineering

Full academic year (September 2020 – May 2021) Apply now

Full calendar year (January 2021 - December 2021)

(Please note this option goes across two academic years at Edinburgh)

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Semester 1 (September 2020 – December 2020) Apply now
Semester 2 (January 2021 – May 2021) Apply now

Application Review:

Study Abroad and Exchange applications are processed on a rolling admissions basis.

The College of Arts Humanities and Social Sciences Visiting Student Office aim to contact applicants within 4 weeks of receiving a completed application.

The College of Science and Engineering Visiting Student Office aim to contact applicants within 6 weeks of receiving a completed application.

 

Calendar year study

If you would like to study abroad here in Edinburgh for a full calendar year then please contact the Study Abroad team to find out more about this option. 

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Erasmus Traineeships/ Research Opportunities

If you are interested in undertaking a traineeship or a research project here in Edinburgh then please refer to our study options and entry requirements  webpages for more information about the application process.

Study options and entry requirements