Study abroad in Edinburgh

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Applications for our 2021/2022 visiting student programmes are now open

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

Study Abroad and Exchanges

College of Arts Humanities and Social Sciences

Semester 1 (September 2021 – December 2021) Apply now
Semester 2 (January 2022 – May 2022) Apply now
Full academic year (September 2021 - May 2022) Apply now

Full calendar year (January 2022 - December 2022)

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

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College of Science and Engineering

Semester 1 (September 2021 – December 2021) Apply now

Semester 2 (January 2022 – May 2022)

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Full academic year (September 2021 - May 2022) Apply now

Full calendar year (January 2022 - December 2022)

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

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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 aims 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