Spending the summer abroad allows you to get a taste of living and working internationally without committing to a full year. Summer schools or International Study Centres (ISCs) can enhance your global awareness and improve employability, leadership and advocacy skills.
Undergraduate Biology students studying abroad for credit-replacing worldwide exchange or additional year in Europe degree can apply to one of the following universities for 2020/21:
Aarhus University Study in English
Freidrich Schiller University of Jena B2 German required
For academic queries, including joint honours options, contact your supervisor or the Departmental International Officer, Dr Katie Smith: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Undergraduate Biology students may also apply to study abroad on credit-replacing exchange at one of York’s worldwide exchanges, which are open to students from most other departments at the University.
Explore the Year In Industry, Placement year options, or summer international internships, if you are interested in work opportunities outside the UK.
Further information can be found on our web page.
Depending on your programme of studies, you may be interested in:
What to expect
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As well as attending International Study Centres, in recent years Biology students have been to the following destinations:
|Biology||UG||Indonesia||Operation Wallacea||Travel award||2 months June-July|
|Biology (With a Year in Europe)||UG||Germany||EMBL Heidelberg||Erasmus+ work placement||10 months Sep-June|
|Biology||UG||Denmark||Aarhus University||Erasmus+ study placement||Full academic year|
|Biomedical Sciences (With a Year in Industry)||UG||Germany||Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma GmbH & Co. KG||Erasmus+ work placement||11 months July-June|
|Biochemistry (With a Year Abroad)||UG||Netherlands||Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience||Erasmus+ work placement||11 months July-June|
|Biochemistry (With a Year Abroad)||UG||Spain||Centre for Genomic Regulation, Barcelona||Erasmus+ work placement||10 months Sep-July|
|Biology||UG||USA||University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign||Worldwide Exchange study placement||Full academic year|