International Students


Study Abroad and Exchange

UCL has a well-established Study Abroad programme, welcoming students from around the world who wish to gain credit for study undertaken at UCL in order to graduate from their home institutions.
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Study Abroad

Students can come to UCL for a term or a year and earn credits that can be used to complete their studies at their home university. Explore your study options and how to apply.

Summer School students in class

UCL Summer School

With over 50 nationalities taking part in summer school courses with three to six weeks of credited study, the UCL summer school is a truly international experience. 

Study Abroad students in laboratory


For undergraduate and graduate students from UCL’s Exchange partner institutions. Before you apply check with your home institution that they have an Exchange partnership with UCL and that it covers your intended subject area and level of study.

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Erasmus +

For undergraduate and graduate students from international institutions that have a partnership with UCL’s Erasmus + programme. Before applying check your area of study is covered by the partnership.

UCL Students in research laboratory

Visiting Research Students

You can apply to spend 3 to 12 months at UCL undertaking research which is complementary to the Doctoral/PhD project your are studying at your 'home' university.

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Graduate Affiliate

If you want to study at UCL as an independent graduate affiliate outside of a formal exchange programme see the application check list and find out how to apply online.