Advice for UK students on studying abroad
UK students studying abroad
Contacts for further information
This list covers a number of sources of information providing information about study abroad via particular schemes such as ERASMUS, country groupings such as the Commonwealth and other generic sources. If you are looking for information on a specific country, check our list of country-specific sources.
In addition to the following organisations and websites, you may be able to get information via your school or university careers service, or occasional education fairs such as thestudentworld.com (taking place on 8 October 2011).
For information about studying at university level in another Commonwealth country.
Includes information on studying abroad at postgraduate level.
This scheme is administered in the UK by the British Council, and includes opportunities for study and work placements organised via your UK university. Students and staff at UK universities should contact the Erasmus Officer at their institution for further information.
Website designed by and for university students to provide up-to-date information, help and advice about living, studying and working abroad during your degree, including lots of case studies and handy tips.
This is a Scottish Government funded campaign to promote study abroad as part of a degree, with useful information including videos and country snapshots.
Promodoc provides information about doctoral study in the 27 member states of the European Union.
Study Portals publishes a group of websites - BachelorsPortal.eu, MastersPortal.eu, PhDportal.eu and ScholarshipPortal.eu - which allow you to search for courses and funding available across Europe. You can search by language of instruction if, for example, you wish just to search for courses taught in English.
European Information Service for Young People (UK wide). Other relevant EU websites include:
Provides advice on the equivalence of international qualifications to those in the UK.
Provides advice on recognition of qualifications, quality assurance and other information about mobility and other countries' education systems.