► Funding available

With the Erasmus exchange programme you can study in another European country as part of your degree. The credits gained from study abroad count towards your Aberdeen degree programme - so it won't add an extra year to your studies!  Participants also receive a grant to help with any extra costs incurred.

Who would this option suit?

  • Erasmus Study is possible as an undergraduate student at Level 2 and Level 3. Please note that some subjects do not permit Level 3 exchange, or will only allow students to study abroad for a single semester. Check with the Go Abroad Tutor for your subject/s for restrictions.
  • Erasmus Study is also possible for PhD students, who wish to spend an extended period at a partner university.
  • Erasmus Study is NOT suitable for Masters students - please look at our other options to find a more suitable opportunity.

Eligibility criteria

In order to apply, students should:

  • have an overall C average, and be on track to achieve
    • 120 Credit points at the end of 1st year AND/OR
    • 240 Credit points at the end of 2nd year
  • have the support of your Go Abroad Tutor/s (you don't need to request this in advance - they will be contacted as part of the application process)

All applications to Erasmus Study will automatically be considered for funding. The only factor that may cause someone to be ineligible for funding is if they have previously received Erasmus funding at the same level. If you are in this situation, please contact the Erasmus Unit for advice.

Important points to note

  • There is a single application deadline (in January), regardless of whether you plan to study abroad in September or January.

Further resources

How to search

The University of Aberdeen has partnerships with around 120 universities across Europe. As most Erasmus partnerships are subject-specific, opportunities available will depend on your degree programme. Students are only eligible to apply under subjects that are named in the title of their degree programme. Joint degree students can apply under either subject, provided that both subjects are taught at the partner in English. Where agreements are at School level, eg Biological Sciences, students from any subject within the school can apply, provided that relevant courses in English can be found.

Please browse our list of Erasmus partnerships below, ordered alphabetically by subject. Within each subject, they are ordered alphabetically by country.

All subjects

Most of these destinations are open to students from all subject disciplines (with the exception of Medicine and Dentistry) on the proviso that you can find suitable courses taught in English that meet the requirements of your degree programme.

Where these are restricted to one or two subjects, or we know these destinations to be unsuitable for certain degree programmes, we have noted this, though this list is not exhaustive.

Université Grenoble Alpes

Kiel University

Jacobs University Bremen

University of Mainz

University of Iceland

VU Amsterdam

University of Oslo

   
Accountancy/Finance

FH Kufstein Tirol University of Applied Sciences

Copenhagen Business School

Brest Business School

University College Cork

University of Deusto (San Sebastian campus)

Umeå University

   
Anthropology

Tallin University

 

University of Oulu

University of Lapland

Universität Leipzig

University of Tromsø

Bahçeşehir University

 
Archaeology

Universiteit Gent

Universität Leipzig

   
Biological Sciences

University College, Cork

Universita degli Studi di Camerino

University of Tromsø

For further destinations, see All subjects. In particular, see Université Grenoble Alpes which offers courses in English for Biological Sciences students.  
   
Business Management

FH Kufstein Tirol University of Applied Sciences

Copenhagen Business School

University of Turku

Brest Business School

University College, Cork

Universidad de Deusto (San Sebastián campus)

Umeå University

For further destinations, see All subjects. In particular, see Université Grenoble Alpes which offers a semester programme in English for  Business Management students at IUT2.  
   
Celtic & Anglo-Saxon Studies

University College, Cork

Utrecht University

   
Chemistry

Université Bordeaux

Université de Pau et des Pays de l'Adour

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover

Johannes-Gutenberg-Universitaet Mainz

Universität Regensburg

Universita degli Studi di Torino

Universita degli Studi di Camerino

Universitat de Barcelona

Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha

 
Computing Science

Université Paris-Sorbonne

University of Freiburg

University of Padova

Stockholm University

 
Divinity/Religious Studies

Humboldt University of Berlin

University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

(for Postgraduate research students only)

University of Tübingen

(for Postgraduate research students only)

Theological University Kampen

Utrecht University

University of Bergen

   
Economics

Universite of Rennes 1

University Pantheon-Assas

University of Oviedo

Complutense University of Madrid

Umeå University

   
Education

University of Jyväskylä

University of Lapland

University of Stavanger

Mondragon University

Uppsala University

Engineering

Please note that the following options are only suitable for final year projects. For students wishing to spend time abroad in Level 2, there are no suitable Erasmus options - please consider International Exchange instead.

University of Pau and Pays de l'Adour

[Suitable for Petroleum-related projects at Undergraduate Level, and Oil and Gas Engineering at Reservoir at Postgraduate Taught level.]

Technical University of Dresden

[Suitable for Civil and Mechanical-related projects.]

University of Bologna

[Suitable for Chemical-related projects.]

University of Padova

[Suitable for Civil-related projects.]

University of Udine

[Suitable for Chemical-related projects.]

Chalmers University of Technology

[Suitable for Mechanical-related projects.]

KTH - Royal Institute of Technology

[Suitable for Mechanical-related projects.]

   
English

University of Vienna

University of Liege

University of Copenhagen

Trinity College Dublin

Utrecht University

University of Bergen

   
Film & Visual Culture

University of Copenhagen

For further destinations, see All subjects. In particular, see University of Iceland which offers suitable courses in English.  
French

Université Libre de Bruxelles

University of Picardie Jules Verne

Université Catholique de l'Ouest

Bordeaux Montaigne University

University of Savoie Mont Blanc

University of Rennes 2

University of Haute-Alsace

University of la Reunion

Sciences Po Lille

Sciences Po Lyon

Sciences Po Rennes

   
Geography

University of Potsdam

University of Catania

(for Masters and Postgraduate-level students only)

University of Pisa

   
Geology

University of Potsdam

University of Milan

University of Barcelona

The University of Barcelona is a public university located in the city of Barcelona. With over 90,000 students, UB is considered to be the best university in Spain in the QS World University Rankings of 2018.

Erasmus Links for Project

If you are interested in project opportunities abroad please contact the Go Abroad Tutor for Geology.

France

Italy

 

 
   
German

Karl-Franzens Universitaet Graz

Katholische Universität Eichstätt-Ingolstadt

Pädagogische Hochshule Karlsruhe

Universität zu Koln

Universität Trier

Universität Leipzig

Universität Regensburg

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg

Rheinsche Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn

Universität Rostock

   
History

Universiteit Gent

University of Copenhagen

 

Université Paris-Sorbonne

Universität Leipzig

Pedagogical University of Krakow

University of Amsterdam

University of Groningen

Utrecht University

Uppsala University

   
History of Art

University of Bologna

Universita degli Studi di Roma 'Tor Vergata'

 

 
Law

Vienna University of Economics and Business

Université Libre de Bruxelles

Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

Aarhus University

 

University of Helsinki

Université Lumière Lyon II

University of Strasbourg

Humboldt University of Berlin

University of Freiburg

University of Regensburg

Maastricht University

University of Bergen

University of Deusto

   
Mathematical Sciences

RWTH Aachen University

Universität Regensburg

University of Applied Sciences Stuttgart

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Ege University

   
Medical Sciences

INSA, Lyon

University College, Cork

Universita degli Studi di Camerino

Universidad del Pais Vasco

Lund University

   
Music

Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences

Western Norway University of Applied Sciences

This is an exchange partner for students of the Community Music degree programme only.

Fryderyck Chopin University of Music

Stanislaw Moniuszko Academy of Music in Gdansk

   
Philosophy

University of Copenhagen

Utrecht University

University of Bergen

University of Warsaw

 

 
Politics & International Relations

University of Lapland

University of Turku

Sciences Po Lille

Sciences Po Lyon

Sciences Po Rennes

University of Malta

University of Deusto (Bilbao campus)

Stockholm University

Bahçeşehir University

   
Psychology

University of Osnabrück

Leiden University

University of Bergen

Jagiellonian University

Universidad del Pais Vasco

University of Graz

Sociology

University of Lapland

Université Catholique de l'Ouest

Bahçeşehir University

 

 
Spanish

Universidad de Alicante

Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Universidad de Granada

 

Universidad del Pais Vasco

Universidad de Santiago de Compostela