Prepare to apply
Study abroad funding and costs
Find out more about how to apply for your student loan, plus other important financial considerations
Study Abroad options
Leeds offers a great selection of different global opportunities that you can engage in during your time here – see what is available below.
Study Abroad entry requirements
First you need to be sure you qualify to study abroad. The questions on this page will help you decide.
Start your journey
Choosing destinations is one of your key decisions. Read about different research you can do to help you make your mind up.
How to apply for Study Abroad
This page explains and guides you through the application process. Please read all information carefully.
Study Abroad events
We run a series of events throughout the year to help you prepare to apply and get ready for your study abroad year, as well as events for students after they have returned to Leeds.
Study abroad agreement
This agreement explains the actions and responsibilities you, your School and the Study Abroad Team agree to.
Study Abroad academic requirements and support
Each parent school has a dedicated academic who will be able to advise you on different aspects of your year abroad.
Improving your language skills and fluency is one of the benefits of study abroad, but be prepared to put in some work before you go and once you have arrived.
Make sure you have the right insurance. For some countries and universities you must purchase a local health insurance policy on top of your University of Leeds insurance, plus any top-up cover you may choose to buy.
Visas for study abroad
Check and obtain the necessary visa documentation for your host country as soon as possible, so that your arrival isn't delayed.