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Outgoing York St John Students

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Study Abroad as part of your York St John University degree

This popular programme allows you to spend a semester or a year abroad and earn academic credits that count towards your York St John University degree, at no extra tuition fee or time (non-languages students). If you are a Languages student, you will spend your third year of a four year degree abroad.

Download the Study Abroad catalogue 2021/22 (PDF, 4.9 MB)

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Why Study Abroad?


Costs & Funding

How to apply

Frequently asked questions by Outgoing Study Abroad students, for more information please contact the Study Abroad Team E: 

To view where you can study abroad with your course, please visit the destinations page

The majority of students study abroad during their second year, or third year if you are studying Primary Education. For more information, please visit the destinations page

Most students study abroad for one semester, however, some courses may offer the opportunity to study abroad for a whole year. For more information, please visit the destinations page

No, you will receive academic recognition for all work successfully undertaken during your study period abroad.

Applications will be scored in the following areas:

  • Academic Marks (minimum 55% credit-weighted average mark required for non-languages students)
  • Personal Statement
  • Approval from your school and academic advisor

The University has a limited number of exchange places abroad. This means that you may not be able to go to your first choice destination or be offered a place to study abroad. Priority will be given to students who perform better at the application stage.

All students will get a minimum bursary of £750. Please see our funding page for more information

Yes, after you have been accepted by York St John University, you are required to apply directly to your host university. The deadlines and processes vary for each host university. You will be advised of the process on acceptance.

Each country has its own visa requirements. Your host university will let you know if you need a visa and will contact you regarding the process. If you are an international student, please contact the embassy for the country that you will be studying in.

If you are the recipient of a loan from a foreign government/organisation, please get in touch with our Finance Office and your loan provider. 

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