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History of Art

Exclusive exchanges 

Undergraduate History of Art students can apply to study abroad for credit-replacing exchange or an additional year abroad.

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


University of ViennaB2 German required, some modules in English available



University of CologneB1 German required


University of Florence

B1 Italian required


Leiden University Study in English


Lund UniversityStudy in English

For academic queries, including joint honours options, contact your supervisor or the Departmental International Officer, Dr Jessica Richardson:

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 History of Art students may also apply to study abroad on credit-replacing or additional year exchange 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, History of Art students have also recently been to the following destinations:

Previous destinations

Degree UG/PG Country Host organisation Programme Duration
Stained Glass Conservation and Heritage Management PG Germany Dombauwerkstatt Naumberg  Work Placement 4 months, April-Aug
History of Art UG Ireland University College Dublin International Study Centre 2 weeks, July
History of Art UG South Korea Seoul National University Summer School 4 weeks, June-July
Curating and Art History UG Denmark Aarhus University Summer School 3 weeks, July-Aug