Undergraduate courses with study and work abroad opportunities

Nearly all undergraduate students at Surrey have the opportunity of spending a semester or a year abroad at one of our world-wide partners. 

What you do, and how you structure this year partly depends on your degree subject and requirements, but also on what you want to do during this year.

Where can I go?

Use our search tool to find out where you could study or work abroad

How it works

The International Exchange Programme enables you to study abroad while earning credits (but not grades) that contribute towards your Surrey degree. Students on exchange pay no additional tuition fees to the partner university and pay a reduced fee to Surrey if they study abroad for the whole of their second year or during their Professional Training year.

Students applying for a European exchange are currently eligible for an Erasmus+ grant. Students apply for an exchange during the January of their first or second year (depending on their degree programme) and typically go on exchange in their second or third year, spending one or two semesters at their chosen university. Students can choose three universities.


There are some courses for which students may be unable to study abroad as part of their degree programme; however other opportunities may be available such as summer schools, internships and volunteering.  

Courses by subject area

Find out when and where you can study and/or work abroad. 

Language support

All our students have the opportunity to enrol on the University's free Global Graduate Award in Languages course.

Students studying in Europe will be given access to the European Commission’s online language course (OLS) as part of Erasmus+. 

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Funding opportunities

Surrey students can receive international mobility grants and scholarships for student exchanges, PTY, clinical nursing placements, veterinary EMS placements and summer programmes.

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