Erasmus European Exchange Opportunities


Current University of Southampton students can choose to spend a semester or a year abroad to enhance their experience and boost their career opportunities. Students studying in Europe come under the Erasmus programme, which means that they are entitled to Erasmus funding.

The Southampton Education School and Psychology Academic Unit have a links with a number of partner international institutions, such as Universitat Hamburg and University of Heidelberg in Germany, University of Twente and Universiteit van Amsterdam in the Netherlands, University of Western Ontario in Canada and University of Malmo in Sweden.

To see the full list of partner international institutions, please click here.


In terms of other criteria that you may have to meet, exchange students must:

  • Be registered at the University as an undergraduate, postgraduate or doctoral student
  • Have successfully completed their first year of undergraduate study
  • Have sufficient academic and linguistic ability to be able to benefit from a study period abroad
  • Be nominated by their Faculty or Academic Unit to take part in the scheme.

Further Information

More information on the Erasmus Exchange programme can be found on the University of Southampton’s Study Overseas website.

The Erasmus Outgoing Student Booklet, 2017/2018, also contains lots of information for students who are thinking about going abroad for a Semester. This is made available on the ‘Study Overseas -How to Apply’ webpage. Please click here.


Interested in studying abroad?

You have the opportunity to take part in the Erasmus Exchange programme in YEAR THREE, SEMESTER ONE.

If you are interested in studying abroad, please discuss this with David Galbraith, your BSc Education and Psychology Programme Director. You can email David Galbraith directly on


There is quite a lot to organise, so do not leave it late!

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