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Economics and Related Studies

Summer abroad

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.

Find out more about summer opportunities and travel awards.

Exclusive exchanges 

Undergraduate Economics students can study abroad as part of the four-year 'Economics with a year abroad' programme and can apply to study at the following university for 2020/21:

Sweden

Lund University School of Economics and Management  Study in English

How to apply

Worldwide exchanges

Undergraduate Economics students can study abroad as part of the four-year 'Economics with a year abroad' programme and can apply to study at one of our worldwide partners.

Please note that Economics and Related Studies students cannot apply for National University of Singapore or University of Illinois through the worldwide exchange programme for credit replacing exchange.

Students wanting to go on credit-replacing exchange should consult with their supervisor about the requirements of the second year to ensure that they can fulfil these at their chosen university.

For academic queries, contact your supervisor or the Departmental Co-ordinator, Dr Anindya Bhattacharya anindya.bhattacharya@york.ac.uk

Explore worldwide opportunities

Work Abroad

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.

Postgraduate opportunities

Depending on your programme of studies, you may be interested in:

What to expect

Previous destinations

As well as attending International Study Centres, in recent years Economics students have been to the following destinations:

Previous destinations

DegreeUG/PGCountryHost organisationProgrammeDuration
Health Economics PG USA Tufts Medical Center Travel award 3 months June-Sep
Economics and Finance UG Bali Turtle Conservation Program Travel award 2 months June-July
Economics  UG Canada University of British Columbia, Okanagan Worldwide Exchange study placement Full academic year
Economics UG USA University of Pennsylvania Worldwide Exchange study placement Full academic year
Health Economics PG USA Columbia University Research/Placement June-Sep 2017
Health Economics PG Netherlands University of Groningen Erasmus+ work placement  3 months July-Sep
Economics and Econometrics UG Japan Waseda University Worldwide Exchange study placement  Full academic year