How to apply?

APPLICATION FOR STUDENTS WANTING TO GO ABROAD in 2019/20 is CLOSED

However, in general it is straight forward simple 4 step process

You could be eligible...1. Fact Finding

2. Apply online

Application deadlines are in the January for mobilities taking place in the following academic year. 

You will be need to complete an online application form (link accessible from this page) from January 1st 2019. A step-by-step guide will be provided.

3. Notification of Decision

The Erasmus & Study Abroad Office will liaise with your Study Abroad coordinator(s) and partner institutions to attempt to negotiate spaces. Thereafter decisions will be made and places allocated to applicants. It is intended that students will be informed of decisions by no later than 15 February 2019.

Students will be given a short turn around time to accept the offer of a nomination to a university.

Selection criteria

For subject owned partnerships, the selection criteria is set by the Department / School.

For University-wide partnerships, the following factors will be considered in making decisions regarding the allocation of places, especially if there are more applicants than places

  • Capacity constraints at partner institution
  • Academic performance
  • Personal Statement
  • Spread of subjects
  • Subject Study Abroad coordinator comments
  • Duration of Study Abroad placement
  • Previous engagement / contact with ESAO

4. Complete External Application Forms for host institution

Either the Erasmus & Study Abroad Office or your Study Abroad Coordinator (depending on partner) will provide you with comprehensive information and full support to help complete the application form for the institution where you will study. Details will be provided once students have formally accepted their place.

All overseas travel is subject to the laws and immigration rules of the jurisdiction to which you are travelling. If you believe you will be or may be prevented from travel to a particular country, please notify the Erasmus & Study Abroad office as soon as possible.

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Contact us

  • Email:
    studyabroad@reading.ac.uk
  • In Person:
    Room 203, Edith Morley Building
  • Telephone:
    + 44 (0)118 378 8323
  • Facebook:
    studyabroadreading
  • Twitter
    @ReadingAbroad
  • SKYPE:
    studyabroad.reading

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Student Experiences

"... It was fantastic; I watched a blue whale, saw the vivid maple tree autumn colours, visited the country's Parliament, learned some French (and Canadian English), cycled on the right hand side of the road, and met generous and interesting people.I have developed in unexpected ways..."

Helen Saunderson, BA Fine Art

 

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