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 Global Experiences 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.

Vacation Travel

There are also vacation options so you can spend 10 days - 6 weeks overseas outside of term time. Short-Term Overseas Opportunities