Study Abroad and Exchanges to Aberdeen

The University of Aberdeen takes pleasure in welcoming visiting students from all around the world and has numerous study opportunities for visiting study abroad and exchange students, and also for current Aberdeen students who would like to spend part of their degree in another country.

Students can study with us for a single semester or a full academic year and there are wide ranges of subjects on offer. The following entry routes are available:

international exchange and study abroad

International Exchange and Study Abroad

Students coming from outside the European Union including students coming through an exchange link via their home university/college.



Students coming from an institution within Europe, with an Erasmus+ link.

Science Without Borders

Science Without Borders

Brazilian students coming through the Science Without Borders (Ciência sem Fronteiras) government scholarship programme. 


Undergraduate Clinical Elective Students

Students who are studying a medical degree and want to come to Aberdeen for a Clinical Elective.


Already a University of Aberdeen student?

If you are a student at the University of Aberdeen and want to study in another country as part of your degree then you're in luck. Our International Exchange Programme boasts destinations in USA, Canada, Japan, Hong, China and Mexico and our Erasmus+ Programme has links to over 120 universities in Europe.