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The University of Aberdeen
The Erasmus exchange programme enables students to study or work in another European country as part of their degree programme. The University of Aberdeen has links with over 200 universities across Europe and the opportunities for study abroad depend on the exchange agreements which have been signed in your degree programme.
The University of Kent
Going abroad as part of your degree is an amazing experience and a chance for you to develop personally, academically and professionally. As a Kent student, a world of study abroad and work placement opportunities is available to you – from China, Hong Kong and Thailand, to the US, Latin America and Europe – and we’ll support you every step of the way.
The University of Manchester
Study abroad is an excellent opportunity for you to see the world, experience new cultures and study at one of The University of Manchester’s many partner institutions. We have excellent relationships with numerous overseas exchange partners in Europe and across the globe – and we extend our network every year.
The University of Reading
Studying abroad is a unique academic and life opportunity you should not miss out on. Why? It is proven to help enhance your future career options and employability. Students who study abroad regularly perform academically better than students who do not. Studying Abroad is an adventure, cited by most returning students as the best experience of their lives (so far). It is not an expensive as you might think and you do not need to speak a second language (although we can help you develop language skills, if wanted).
University College Birmingham
Students take part in the Erasmus+ and international student mobility programmes for many different reasons; for some it is a required part of their degree, for others it is an ideal opportunity to live in another city in for a few exciting months. The Erasmus+ exchange programme enables students at Higher Education institutions to spend an integrated period of study, of between 3 months and 12 months, in another participating country. UCB also work with partners outside the EU in providing a similar student mobility exchange programme to that of Erasmus+, but with no funding support from the EU. These exchange programmes are for one semester (4-5 months).
University College London
Studying abroad offers exposure to a different cultural and academic environment, and can be both challenging and rewarding. Spending a prolonged period studying in another country will allow you to add value to your degree, enhance your employability, hone existing skills and develop new ones, Improve your language skill and experience new cultures.
University for the Creative Arts
Your university experience at UCA can reach far beyond the South East of England. At UCA we offer you the opportunity to study abroad as a fully recognised and accredited part of your degree course. We have strong collaborative links with partner institutions worldwide and our experienced team can help you take advantage of the opportunities available to study outside the UK. Studying abroad can be a life-changing experience. Living in another country, you'll experience new places, people, cultures and possibilities. You'll develop initiative, independence, motivation and, depending on where you go, a working knowledge of another language – all qualities employers are looking for.
University of Bath
You can study abroad as part of several different degree programmes, not just language degrees. Why study abroad? To increase your opportunities of employment in multinational companies, attend partner universities in other countries, learn another language and expand your horizons and experience another culture.
University of Bedfordshire
At Bedfordshire we have a dedicated International Office team that offers all-round support for International Students. We can offer advise on matters like: visa, working in the UK, internships, accommodation, travel and events, orientation and induction for new students and more.
University of Birmingham
Birmingham is committed to producing global citizens and providing students with as many opportunities as possible to internationalise their degree. Each year over 450 undergraduate students complete a year abroad as part of their degree programme and benefit tremendously from the increased confidence and different academic perspective that this provides.
University of Bradford
By living and learning in an unfamiliar environment, you will discover qualities you never knew you had. Overcome challenges of learning in a different academic environment, immersed yourself in a different culture and made new friends from different backgrounds. If you live in a country where English is not the native language, you will learn the importance of learning and using another language. Study Abroad students often return home with increased confidence and a sense of pride in what they have achieved. Study Abroad students are seen as more motivated, inquisitive, flexible, independent and willing to try new things - qualities that employers look for. Employers know that you will have international knowledge, cross-cultural communication skills, analytical skills and the ability to overcome problems in unfamiliar surroundings.
University of Brighton
The University of Brighton has formal exchange arrangements with universities around the world. Exchange students don’t have to pay any additional fees to their host university to study abroad. Erasmus is an exchange programme set up by the European Union which facilitates studying abroad. Many departments and courses at Brighton have embraced the programme.
University of Buckingham
The University of Buckingham holds an Erasmus Charter and is a member of the Erasmus+ scheme, co-funded by the European Union. Academic staff may apply to take part in order to teach overseas, and administrative staff may apply for training opportunities (job shadowing) at another EU institution with which Buckingham has an Inter-institutional Agreement in place. Students may also apply for a 3 month study exchange.
University of Cambridge
The University is currently participating in the Erasmus programme and has done since its inception 25 years ago. In the last few years there has been a substantial increase in student mobility with over 150 Cambridge students participating and around 100 incoming students in 2013-14.
University of Central Lancashire
UCLan has exchange agreements with almost 100 universities from around the world. Whether you're a UCLan student who would love to spend time studying abroad, or an international student studying with us at UCLan Preston, the International Office can provide help, advice and support to help you make the most of your experience.
University of Chester
The University of Chester offers students the opportunity to study abroad through a variety of programmes. The International Exchange programme allows University of Chester students to study for a full academic year abroad at one of our bilateral exchange partners or through ISEP, a network of over 300 additional higher education institutions worldwide. Our Study Abroad team will work with you to determine the most suitable route to increase your chance of admission.
University of Chichester
Taking part in an exchange can be an experience of a lifetime, but all of the organisation can seem a little daunting. We're here to help! Registering at the host University, sorting out accommodation, making sure your passport is valid - all of the arrangements for an exchange can seem a little daunting. We are here to guide you and to make the whole experience as smooth and painless as possible.