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English and Related Literature

Exclusive exchanges

Undergraduate students in English & Related Literature can apply to study abroad as an additional year abroad or credit-replacing exchange.

Please note that the number of places available at each exchange destination can vary from year to year. 


Aarhus UniversityStudy in English


Åbo Akademi University Study in English


University of BolognaA2 Italian required


Radboud University NijmegenStudy in English


University of Santiago de CompostelaDELE (B1) Spanish required


Lund UniversityStudy in English. Additional year abroad only.


University of LausanneB2 French/English required


Pace University

Study in English

For academic queries, including joint honours options, contact your supervisor or the Departmental International Officer, Professor David Stirrup

How to apply

Summer abroad

Get a taste of living and working internationally without committing to a full year. Find out more about summer opportunities and travel awards.

University-wide Exchanges

Undergraduate English and Related Literature students may also apply to study abroad for a credit replacement or additional year at one of York’s University-wide partners, which are open to students from most other departments at the University. 

Explore University-wide Exchanges

Work abroad

Explore the Year In Industry, Placement Year options, or summer international internships, if you are interested in work opportunities outside the UK.

Find out more about work abroad.

Postgraduate opportunities

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

What to expect

Previous destinations

As well as taking part in Study Exchange, English & Related Literature students have also recently been to the following destinations:

Previous destinations

Degree UG/PG Country Host organisation Programme Duration
English UG South Africa University of Cape Town International Study Centre 5 weeks, June-July
English and History UG USA George Mason University International Study Centre 2 weeks, July
English UG Hong Kong The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Summer School 6 weeks, June-July
English UG Seoul Seoul National University Summer School 4 weeks, June-July