Durham University

Durham University
Exchanges & Study Abroad Team, International Office, Palatine Centre

Durham University has over 240 student exchange agreements under the Erasmus+ and International Exchange programmes. Our partner institutions are spread across the globe from Austria to New Zealand! Almost 300 Durham students every year take the opportunity to spend a period abroad and we welcome over 370 students to Durham from our partner institutions each year.

 

The Mole Diaries: Lugo

Becky is studying French, Spanish and Catalan at Durham University. She has just spent a semester in Tours, France, and is now studying in Lugo, Spain. Check ou...

by Becky Wyde

 
 
Study Abroad

The Mole Diaries: Galicia

by Becky Wyde
 
Russia

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by Alexander Darby
 
Arabic

The Mole Diaries: Beirut

by Sophia Smith Galer
 
Arabic

8 useful online resources for your Arabic Year Abroad (and beyond!)

by Charlotte Darrell
 
Toulouse

I didn't write a year abroad blog and I'm not 'an Erasmus'

by Claire Ward
 
Arabic

The Mole Diaries: Muscat, Oman

by Charlotte Darrell

Mole Diaries

 
Spanish

The Mole Diaries: Lugo

by Becky Wyde
 
Study Abroad

The Mole Diaries: Galicia

by Becky Wyde
 
Arabic

The Mole Diaries: Beirut

by Sophia Smith Galer
 
Arabic

The Mole Diaries: Muscat, Oman

by Charlotte Darrell
 
Russia

The Mole Diaries: Tomsk

by Rachel Powell
 
Living and working in France

The Mole Diaries: Aix en Provence (Volume 3)

by Claudia Fellerman
 
Russia

The Mole Diaries: St. Petersburg (Volume 2)

by Julie Fisher

Questions about Durham Uni

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Will my plans for YA in France and Germany clash?

British Council
Q

What is the best way to use a phone in Germany? Is there a German GiffGaff?

Phones

Hey. I'm  in Germany atm and got a contract sim with my UK phone. I have bought a German phone out here with a Sim card called Congstar where I top up 15 Euros or so each time. So I would just said m...

Q

Is it possible to change work placements halfway through, and still qualify...

Erasmus grant

Email your ERASMUS office, however I would suspect that the answer will be no. It's supposed to be a minimum of a 3 month placement, and the ERASMUS grant is not meant to cover living costs. Could you...

Q

Has anyone done a CELTA in Germany?

Study Abroad

Hi, I taught English to adults in a teaching college in Vienna 2 years ago and although it was quite daunting at first, it was an incredible experience. I'm currently living in Wolfsburg in Germany an...

Q

Does anyone have experience in combining publishing with their languages?

Careers

See my answers to your other questions! If you want to work in this country, look for publishers which specialise in your language areas (eg Harvill Secker). Write around to the main academic presses...

Q

Has anyone been a Language Assistant in Berlin?

Berlin

If you have been a British Council Assistant as part for your degree course you are unlikely to get another one, especially for the most popular location in Germany. The best way forward for you might...

Q

Has anyone done a second year abroad, a few years into their professional c...

Working Abroad

Look at this!But if you are interested in publishing, try mailing the main Berlin publishing houses with your CV. You find the contact details on the relevant websites. There's a fairly complete list...

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