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Exclusive exchanges

Undergraduate History students 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


Aix-Marseille UniversityB1 French required

University of Paris Pantheon-SorbonneB2 French required

University of ToursB2 French required


University of KonstanzB2 German required for credit replacing study.  For additional year study, B2 German is preferred.  Additional year study in English may be possible, but courses in English are more limited and prospective students are advised to consult the international officer for History.

University of GöttingenB1 German required


University of ParmaA2 Italian required, limited modules in English

Roma Tre UniversityB1 Italian required


Utrecht UniversityStudy in English
Please note that this exchange is not available to History/Politics joint honours students 

University College MaastrichtStudy in English
Please note that this exchange is only open to students as an additional year abroad.



Lund UniversityStudy in English

For academic queries, contact your supervisor or the Departmental International Officer, Dr Alexander Medcalf

For more information on History joint honours exchanges, including additional year abroad options for History/Philosophy, History/Politics and English/History students, please contact the History Departmental International Officer, Dr Alexander Medcalf

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 students may also apply to study abroad 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 students have also recently been to the following destinations:

Previous destinations

Degree UG/PG Country Host organisation Programme Duration
History  UG Fiji Think Pacific Programme Travel Award 6 weeks, June-July
History and Politics UG USA George Mason University International Study Centre 2 weeks, July
History UG Ireland University College Dublin International Study Centre 2 weeks, July
History & Politics UG India Think Education: Go India International Study Centre 2 weeks, Aug-Sep