The University and Europe

Erasmus applicants

Information for students who have applied to take part in the Erasmus+ exchange programme.

Students from Edinburgh planning to study at Erasmus partner institutions in 2017/18

The University of Edinburgh will fully participate in the Erasmus Scheme in 2017/18 and to the end of the current programme which runs until 2019/20.

UK and other nationals participating in, or about to participate in, the European Union’s Erasmus scheme will continue to be eligible for Erasmus grants. This will continue as normal until further notice.

UK nationals studying in another EU member state as part of the Erasmus Scheme will not require a visa to do so as your immigration status has not changed.

Students from Erasmus partner institutions planning to study in Edinburgh in 2017/18

The University of Edinburgh will fully participate in the Erasmus Scheme in 2017/18 and to the end of the current programme which runs until 2019/20.

If you are participating in, or about to participate in, the European Union’s Erasmus scheme, you will continue to be eligible for Erasmus grants. This will continue as normal until further notice.

If you are a national of an EU or EEA country, or Switzerland, you do not require a visa to study in the UK. You should travel to the UK using your EU/EEA/Swiss passport or national ID card and there will be no restriction on studying. Your immigration status as an EU national has not changed and will continue to apply as normal. This will remain the case until further notice.

Support guaranteed for study abroad students

The University is guaranteeing international mobility support for all 2018-19 undergraduate entrants who are required to complete a year abroad during their third, or exceptionally fourth, year of study.

Go Abroad funding

Frequently Asked Questions

The University is providing further advice for all EU/EAA students around issues including permanent right of residence and comprehensive sickness insurance.

Frequently Asked Questions (17 March 2017)

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