College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine

Visiting undergraduate students

The College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine considers a small number of visiting undergraduate students.

Undegraduate students visiting the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine are generally considered under one of the following three categories. 

  • Visiting (and non graduating) students
  • ERASMUS students
  • ERASMUS+ traineeships


Visiting and non-graduating students

"Visiting students" are classified as students who are studying or conducting research at the University for a short period of time - usually for less than or up to one year.

  • As a visiting student, you must be registered on a programme of study at another higher education institution, from which you plan to ultimately graduate.
  • Non-graduating students are individuals who are not registered on a degree programme , who take one or more taught courses or undertake supervised research at the University.
  • Both types of students are subject to the University’s regulations, policies and codes of practice.
  • There is an application process and fees will be charged.


ERASMUS students

 Currently, the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine  only has the following reciprocal ERASMUS agreements for visiting students:


Veterinary Medicine

  • University of Oslo
  • University of Toulouse

Biomedical Sciences

  • Karolinska Institute
  • Leiden University Medical Centre


ERASMUS+ traineeships

ERASMUS+ traineeships are a form of work placement arrangement which is distinct and separate from the University's ERASMUS+ contract requirement. Under this scheme, funding is available from the European Commission for students undertaking paid or voluntary work placements. The placement may be part of the student's home programme of study, or just something the applicant is interested in doing. 

Traineeships can be covered by agreements between two institutions, when they can deliver important benefits and advantages to students and the Universities involved. In such agreements, the expectations and arrangements for all involved are clearly set out in advance.  However, individual students can also choose to apply to potential host universities without any prior bilateral agreement.

A student receives a stipend to cover living and travel costs, but the hosting University receives no money at all towards the costs that may be incurred, and must assume responsibility for the student's experience, including any confirmation that the student has completed academic elements of their programme of study. We do not charge any fees or pass on any costs to trainees joining us under this scheme.

Our policy is that normally we will only accept applications for incoming ERASMUS+ Traineeships that are part of a bilateral agreement. ERASMUS+ traineeship requests that are not part of a bilateral agreement will usually be declined.

Students are only permitted to be enrolled with us for maximum of 12 weeks.

Further details on the traineeships can be found on the ERASMUS+ website:

Erasmus+ website


How to apply

How to apply