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English and Related Literature

Exclusive exchanges 

Undergraduate English and Related Literature students studying abroad for credit-replacing exchange can apply to one of the following universities:

Denmark

Aarhus University
Study in English

Finland

Åbo Akademi University 
Study in English

France

Université Paris Diderot
B1 French required

Italy

University of Bologna
A2 Italian required

Netherlands

Radboud University Nijmegen 
Study in English

Spain

Universidad de Santiago de Compostela
DELE (B1) Spanish required

Switzerland

University of Lausanne
B2 French/English required

For academic queries, including joint honours options, contact your supervisor or the Departmental International Co-ordinator, Dr Alison O'Byrne: alison.obyrne@york.ac.uk.

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.

Worldwide exchanges

Undergraduate English and Related Literature 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. 

Whilst there are no exclusive worldwide exchanges for English and Related Literature students, the exchange with Rhodes University, South Africa is only available to students from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities.

Explore worldwide opportunities

Postgraduate exchanges

Denmark

Aarhus University
Study in English

Finland

Åbo Akademi University 
Study in English

Netherlands

Radboud University Nijmegen 
Study in English

Sweden

Lund University 
Study in English

Switzerland

University of Lausanne
B2 French required

For academic queries, contact your supervisor or the Departmental Co-ordinator, Dr Alison O'Byrnealison.obyrne@york.ac.uk.

How to apply

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 English students have been to the following destinations:

Previous destinations

DegreeUG/PGCountryHost organisationProgrammeDuration
English UG Australia University of Sydney Worldwide Exchange study placement Full academic year
English UG Sweden Lund University Erasmus+ study placement Full academic year
English UG Guatemala De La Gente Coffee Co-operative Travel award 1 month July
English & History UG South Africa Rhodes University Worldwide Exchange study placement Full academic year
English & History of Art UG France Universite Paris Diderot Erasmus+ study placement Full academic year
English & Philosophy UG China School placement Travel award 3 weeks June
English & History UG Netherlands Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen Erasmus+ study placement Full academic year
English & Philosophy UG Canada York University Worldwide Exchange study placement Full academic year
English UG USA University of Rochester Worldwide Exchange study placement Full academic year