Study Abroad at Reading

 If you are thinking about studying abroad then Reading is the place for you.

Our academic expertise, support services and ideal location (30 minutes from London) helps make Reading a popular study abroad destination for students from all over the world.

  Why Reading?

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  • Consistently ranked in the world's top 200 universities (QS and THES World University rankings).
  • An ideal location situated near London and Heathrow / Gatwick airports, with excellent transport links so you can easily explore the rest of the UK and Europe.
  • A beautiful and safe campus - study alongside degree students on our award-winning parkland campus, steeped in over 150 years of history.
  • Flexibility to select from a wide selection of modules in a variety of subjects, at different levels of difficulty.
  • Comprehensive support before, during and after you study with us.
  • Our students rate us highly - institutional 84% satisfaction rating (NSS Survey 2017); 94% for Study Abroad (2015 ISB survey (last data) available)
  • c.200 clubs, societies and volunteering activities run by our award wining Students Union .
  • Organised trips throughout the country as well as on-campus Study Abroad specific events.
  • Dedicated Study Abroad modules, helping to contextualise your UK study abroad experience.
  • The opportunity to join the English pre-sessional courses starting before your study abroad placement.

Whether Erasmus+, Exchange or Fee-Paying study abroad, we want you to join our vibrant student community and experience first-hand what it is like to live and study in the UK at the University of Reading.

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Edith Morley building, room 203 (opposite ISLI main reception)

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What students say

"... I had the best time ever here. I am so happy I got to spend a semester at this University. Everyone was so helpful and nice..."


Taylor Lamia, Rutgers University


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