How to apply?


We encourage applications from all students interested in studying. It is straight forward simple 4 step process

You could be eligible...1. Fact Finding

  • Eligibility: providing that your degree programme allows you to study abroad, you can apply! Find out whether your subject allows study abroad, when and where via the subject specific Study Abroad page.
  • Talk with your subject Study Abroad Coordinator and the Erasmus & Study Abroad Office to find out more.
  • Research each desintation and work out where it is that you would like to study - our Things to Consider page might help you.

2. Apply online

The applications for 2019/20 have now closed. If you are still interested in applying to study abroad please contact .

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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"... 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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