Visiting undergraduate and master's-level research placements

The University welcomes a number of undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate students every year from overseas universities to do a short piece of research at Surrey as part of their degree.

Doctorate/PhD students – please see our Visiting Postgraduate Researchers page.

Undergraduate and Master’s students – please read the information below.

About Undergraduate and Master’s-Level Visiting Researcher Placements

Research placements are an opportunity for high-calibre students to do a short period of full-time research and training relevant to their degree overseas to develop their labour market skills. Placements can be from 2-12 months, but most students come for 3-6 months.

Frequently asked questions


Overview of Research Placements

Finding a Research Placement Opportunity at Surrey

Visas and Immigration

Organising your research placement

Preparing for Your Stay

Your Arrival at Surrey