“I chose Leeds because of the range of study abroad options. I went to the University of Adelaide. ”
Studying abroad as part of your degree is a life changing and confidence boosting opportunity like no other. Its your chance to experience another culture, make new friends and broaden your outlook on life.
Employers value graduates with international experience. Being able to adapt to new surroundings and learning important life skills while studying abroad will put you ahead of the competition when you graduate.
Most of our courses offer the chance to apply to study abroad, whether as a short programme or for a full year.
We have one of the widest ranges of study abroad opportunities in the UK
We have over 300 university exchange partners worldwide including many of the worlds top-ranking institutions in the USA, Canada, Europe, Australasia, Asia, South Africa and Latin America. Find out more about our worldwide partner universities.
Studying abroad is popular so places for placement opportunities in some countries might be limited. Destinations may change each year; when youre ready to apply our Study Abroad team is on hand to help you to research which placement is best suited to you.
Short placements are a great chance to experience study and life in another country without taking a full year out. You could take part in a subsidised summer school in locations such as Europe, Asia or Latin America.
You dont need to be fluent in another language to study abroad at many partner institutions the teaching is in English. If you are keen to learn a language, our Language Centre is available to help you develop your language skills before you go.
European study abroad destinations may change following the UKs exit from the EU.
The University has received funding for the project for the 2020-21 academic year and from September 2021, the UK government has announced the Erasmus+ scheme is being replaced by the Turing Scheme.