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Erasmus, Exchange & Study Abroad

Erasmus, Exchange & Study Abroad

For students looking to undertake an Erasmus+ placement, Universities UK have made the following statement available on their website:

"Following the UK-EU phase one agreement on the 15 December, the UK will be able to participate in Erasmus+ until the end of the programme in 2020. This should allow staff and students to complete mobility periods, and receive funding, through the Erasmus+ programme until the end of the academic year 2020/21.UUK continues to highlight the benefits of the programme and will be urging the UK government to push for access onto the Erasmus+ successor programme, which will commence in 2021"

Top 7 reasons to study abroad:

1) See (more of) the world
2) Experience a different style of education/work
3) Learn about another culture
4) Learn another language (or just some new words!)
5) Enhance your career opportunities
6) Discover undiscovered talents
7) Make lifelong friends

Durham University has more than 240 student exchange agreements under the Erasmus+ and International Exchange programmes. Our partner institutions are spread across the globe from Austria to New Zealand! We're delighted that you are thinking about studying abroad. We encourage all students to take part in a period of study overseas. We hope these webpages provide you with all the information you need - get in touch with us if you have a query you can't find the answer to on our website.

Almost 300 Durham students every year take the opportunity to spend a period abroad and we welcome more than 370 students to Durham from our partner institutions each year. You can find out more about life at Durham by visiting our pages dedicated to Incoming Students or Outgoing Students and read our Durham Students Abroad blog to find out what life is like studying abroad as a Durham student.