Postgraduate Study Abroad Opportunities

If you're a Postgraduate student, there may be opportunities to study abroad during your time at the University of Leeds.

The information can be quite difficult to find, and if you're looking for help then please do get in touch. Email outgoingstudyabroad@leeds.ac.uk or your Academic School. 

See below for the Postgraduate Study Abroad opportunities available:

Research programmes

RISE Germany

Rise Germany offers summer research internships in Germany for undergraduate, masters and PhD students studying and researching in the fields of biology, chemistry, computer science, physics, earth sciences, engineering or a closely related field. All participants receive grants from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). 

RISE Professional – Research Internships for masters and PhD students:

RISE Professional offers summer research internships of three months to masters and PhD students at companies and research instituions with strong relations to Germany. RISE Professional is funded by the German Federal Office and students will recieve a stipend from their host company/institutions in addition to the grant from DAAD to help cover living expenses. For more information please visit www.daad.de/rise-professional 

If you are successful in gaining a place on either of these programme please contact the Study Abroad Office on outgoingstudyabroad@leeds.ac.uk for assistance with pre-departure support.

 

Winter Schools

VU Amsterdam, Graduate Winter School: 10th – 14th January 2022

VU Winter School team are hosting 21 online one-week winter courses especially designed for Master, PhD students and professionals. Courses vary from business and economics, analytics and data, to professional and research skills, management, leadership and public service.

Participants can expect:
•    Expertise and new skills
•    Exclusive content for a limited number of participants
•    Expanding of CV and staying professionally competitive
•    A chance to expand international and professional network

You can find more information about this opportunity in this promotion video or on the partner university’s website here. The deadline to apply is the 1st December 2021. You will need to apply independently and check the dates of the programmes to make sure that they do not clash with your studies.

University of Ljubljana, Online Global School in Empirical Research Methods (GSERM): 10th – 21st January 2022

The Global School in Empirical Research Methods (GSERM) is high-quality integrated programme, teaching methodology for PhD students, postdocs, researchers from leading universities and professionals from outside academia from all around the world. Programme will help participants in mastering advanced methodological skills that will empower them to conduct cutting-edge academic research. The two courses will cover:

  • Course One (10-14 January 2022)
    • Analyzing Panel Data
    • Analyzing Survey Research Data
    • Text Mining
  • Course Two (17-21 January 2022)
    • Bayesian Data Analyzing
    • Qualitative Research Methods and Data Analysis
    • Mediation, Moderation and Conditional Process Analysis

You can find more information about this opportunity on the University of Ljubljana’s website. The deadline to apply is the 5th December 2022. You will need to apply independently and check the dates of the programmes to make sure that they do not clash with your studies.

University of Ljubljana, Doctoral Winter School: 14th – 18th February 2022

This winter, the School of Economics and Business at the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, are hosting four online courses intended for PhD students, post-docs, academics and professionals from different areas of study and from all around the world. The courses will cover:

  • Economic Psychology
  • Quantitative Research with R Studio
  • Introduction to Data Science with Python
  • Applied Time Series Analysis and Forecasting with stata and R

You can find more information about this opportunity on the University of Ljubljana’s website. The deadline to apply is the 17th January 2022. You will need to apply independently and check the dates of the programmes to make sure that they do not clash with your studies.

 

Leeds KAIST International Leadership Programme (formerly Leeds to South Korea)

The Leeds KAIST International Leadership Programme is your chance to develop your leadership and communication skills as you work collaboratively with students from KAIST University to create solutions to some of the world’s greatest challenges. Please note this opportunity is only available for Postgraduate taught and Undergraduate students.  Please see the Leeds to South Korea page for more information.

Masters Beyond Borders

Masters Beyond Borders (MBB) is a single semester study abroad opportunity for students on the International Business MSc programme. Please see the Post Graduate Study Abroad module information for more detail. If you are interested in the MBB programme please enrol on the Study Abroad Minerva Organisation and navigate through the Host University Catalogue to see which of our partners are open to MBB students.