University of East Anglia Study Abroad

By | 23rd May 2017

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University of East Anglia Study Abroad

University of East Anglia Study Abroad

Study Abroad

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We facilitate global mobility for UEA, managing an exciting an exciting portfolio of study abroad programmes for both incoming and outgoing students through 180 global partnerships.

Incoming visiting students study with us for one semester, a full year, or for a short course, with academic credit transferable to the home institution. Programmes are available through inter-university exchange (including Erasmus+) and independent enrolment as a summer, semester or year-long fee payer. Our special programmes include Dickinson College, IFSA Butler, Study Abroad With English, and customised short courses organised for groups from partner institutions.

Many UEA students can participate in outgoing study and work placements across the globe of one semester or a full year. Opportunities abroad enhance the academic experience, and studies show this experience increases employability prospects.

Outgoing Students

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For over 30 years, UEA has managed an extremely active exchange programme. We maintain long-standing study exchange links with more than 160 outstanding universities* across the globe.

Spaces available for the following academic year are provided at the Year Abroad meeting held during the first semester of your second year of study (or during semester 2 of your 1st year for single semester students). Please note that space available varies annually.

The benefits of studying and working abroad with UEA

Learning and working in another country may seem like a daunting idea, but there are plenty of reasons why it’s such a great thing to do.

  • Enhance your personal development by experiencing new people and cultures
  • Learn valuable skills that benefit your career, including foreign languages
  • Get ahead in the job market by standing out to prospective employers
  • Broaden your horizons and discover more about yourself!

Read our blog

Researching your dream destination to study abroad? Or looking for inspiration for somewhere new? Have a look on our brilliant abroad blog and see what other students are saying about their experience overseas.

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*Availability may be limited to certain Schools of study and varies based on:

  • Region-specific programmes, e.g. Year in Australasia
  • Relevant module selection
  • Approval of the School Study Abroad Co-ordinator
  • Annual variance in availability of places at partner universities

Study

How? When? Where?How? When? Where?

How can I study abroad?

The timetable of activities for how to study abroad differs from institution to institution, but for full year students it is broadly as follows:

  • October – November – students submit study preferences for allocation
  • December – April – host university confirmation and applications
  • March – May – final application and immigration steps
  • March – April – Pre-departure workshop(s)
  • May – September – departure

Read more about how to study abroad

When can I study abroad?

How long?When?
Year Abroad (4-year degree)Generally, Year 3 is spent abroad
Semester Abroad (3 year degree)Generally, Semester 2 of Year 2 is spent abroad

Where can I study abroad?

Our partner institutions§ span the globe and the list is growing!

  • Availability may be limited to certain Schools of study and may vary based on:
  • region-specific programmes, e.g. Year in Australasia
  • relevant module selection
  • approval of the School Study Abroad Coordinator
  • annual variance in availability of places at partner universities

 

Scholarships

UEA offers a number of scholarships to support students studying abroad. More details and application information can be found on the scholarship pages.

Santander Semester Abroad scholarship -£500 scholarship for students studying a semester abroad in Mexico, Chile, New Zealand, Australia, Hong Kong, South Korea or Uruguay

Santander Year Abroad scholarship -£1000 scholarship for students studying a year abroad in Mexico, Chile, New Zealand, Australia, Hong Kong, South Korea or Uruguay

Summer School

UEA’s Malaysia Office has been working closely with Sunway Education Group in Malaysia. As part of enhancing this relationship we’d like to recommend their summer programme to UEA students who are thinking of embarking upon an overseas experience this summer.

The programme dates will be from August 27 – September 16 2017 and it will cost RM5500 per student for single room accommodation on campus with shared kitchen and bathroom facilities, all scheduled meals and scheduled activities.

Sunway Cultural Exchange brochure

For more information please contact Carlyn Wong on carlynw@sunway.edu.my

 

Get in touch with the study abroad office

Emergency Contact

  • 24 hour Security Lodge +44 (0) 1603 592 222
  • 999 for emergency services

Our Student Support Services Office also offers a range of support services to students.

Visit our Study Abroad Reception in the Arts Hub (Monday-Friday 09:00-17:00).

Email us: studyabroad@uea.ac.uk

Phone us: +44 (0) 1603 591871 (study abroad enquiries)

Study Abroad Office I Arts 0.71 I University of East Anglia I Norwich Research Park I Norwich I NR4 7TJ