Go Abroad

The Study and Work Away Service

The Study and Work Away Service provides administrative support to students participating in a broad range of international activities. These pages provide information for University of Edinburgh students going abroad as well as for staff who support them. It also provides information for students coming to the University of Edinburgh through one of our study abroad programmes. 

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Find out about the different options for study and work abroad during your time at the University of Edinburgh.

Useful information and resources to help you before you go abroad.

Spend a year or semester studying abroad in Edinburgh

Explore sources of funding and consider the costs of an international experience. 

Student stories

University of Edinburgh students share their experiences abroad.

Find out about short-term teaching and training opportunities abroad.

Find out about learning a language or develop your existing language skills at the University of Edinburgh.

Information to help in all aspects of setting up and running an exchange, as well as advising and support students.

InPlace System

InPlace is the University's system for managing work placements. You can read the privacy and accessibility statement below.

InPlace Privacy Statement

InPlace Accessibility Statement

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