How to apply for an exchange abroad as a UCL student
You can go abroad during your studies at UCL, either studying at a higher education institution or going abroad doing a traineeship at a company, you find by yourself.
You must apply for an exchange abroad if the exchange lasts 2 weeks or more. You apply here.
STUDIES abroad: If you go abroad doing studies, you must apply no later than 1 October for studies in the spring and no later than 1 April for studies in the autumn. However, please make sure to check the application deadline at the higher education institution you plan to study at, for their specific deadlines. Their deadline might be earlier than 1 October and 1 April. If their deadlines are before 1 October and 1 April, you must apply at UCL BEFORE.
You may check our partnermap for information about the higher education institutions we cooperate with and their specific deadlines.
You must talk to your international coordinator at your UCL education programme to discuss matching semesters or subjects and to fill in the mandatory Learning Agreement.
Once you have applied on-line, you will be contacted directly by e-mail regarding the procedure so you will know what to do. If you want to apply for an Erasmus grant or a Nordplus grant you apply for the grant in the same application form as above. You will automatically get contacted by e-mail with instructions about the Erasmus or Nordplus grant.
TRAINEESHIP abroad: If you go abroad doing a traineeship (internship), there are NO application deadlines at UCL. However, you must apply on-line for your traineeship abroad preferably 1½ months before your traineeship begins. You apply here. Please contact the traineeship coordinator (internship coordinator) at your education programme at UCL for futher information.
If you want to apply for an Erasmus grant or a Nordplus grand you apply for the grant in the same application form as above. You will automatically get contacted by e-mail with instructions about the Erasmus and Nordplus grant.
If you have any questions about how to apply for an exchange abroad, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org