Visiting undergraduate and master's-level research placements

The University welcomes a number of undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral students every year from overseas universities to do a short piece of research or training at Surrey as part of or related to their degree. We can also host recent graduates who applied for an Erasmus+ traineeship grant towards the end of their degree.

Doctoral/PhD students – please go to our Visiting Postgraduate Researchers page.

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

About Undergraduate and Master’s-Level Visiting Researcher Placements

Visiting researcher placements are an opportunity for high-calibre students to do a short period of full-time research or training as part of or relating to their degree overseas to develop their labour market skills. Placements can be for up to 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