Exchange and study abroad

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Learning in Leeds Study among world-class researchers.

Through our study abroad programme you could spend one or two semesters studying at the University of Leeds, and then transfer the credit you earned here back to your home university.

All exchange and study abroad students are taught alongside home and international students who are taking full degree programmes. You will be studying in a prestigious Russell Group university, among world-class researchers who are experts in their fields.

These pages aim to guide you through the process of applying and coming to Leeds.

Please note: if you are a University of Leeds student wishing to study abroad, see the study abroad section of our site for current students.


Read our guidance on applying to be a study abroad or exchange student at Leeds, and make sure you know which supporting documents you will need to submit with your application.

You will also need to check our eligibility criteria and meet our language requirements. Find out about our fees and any funding that might be available to help towards your studies.


You will choose from a range of modules from across the university. You will also have the opportunity to change your choices if you need to.

Preparing for Leeds

Information is available on accommodation and ways you can prepare yourself for studying at Leeds.

Leaving Leeds

Find out how you can get your study abroad transcript at the end of your time studying with us. +44 (0)113 343 2336