Why study abroad?
1. Discover yourself
You will gain independence and confidence and learn more about yourself.
2. Go on an adventure
Lancaster has over 150 partner institutions in Europe, North America, Australia and Asia so you can stay closer to home or go far away.
3. Immerse yourself in another culture
Learn about another countryand surprise yourself by how similar and different things are.
4. Stand out from the crowd
You will have a unique experience to add to your CV. See what Laura Skaife-Knight says about her year abroad
The International Office hold a series of workshops and drop in sessions to help guide you through the study abroad application process.
Things worth knowing...
Hundreds of Lancaster students in most subject areas have taken the opportunity to study abroad as part of their degree in Europe, North America, Asia Australia, New Zealand and Europe (through the Erasmus Programme).
In many cases, your period overseas does not extend the length of your degree. The credits you take abroad count towards your Lancaster degree.
There are also vacation options so you can spend 10 days - 6 weeks overseas outside of term time. Short-Term Overseas Opportunities