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Exclusive exchanges

Undergraduate History students studying abroad for credit-replacing exchange or as part of the four-year 'History with a year abroad' programme can apply to one of the following universities:

Denmark

Aarhus University
Study in English

University of Copenhagen 
Study in English

France

Aix-Marseille University
B1 French required

University of Paris Pantheon-Sorbonne 
B2 French required

University of Tours
B2 French required

 

Germany

University of Konstanz
B2 German required

University of Goettingen 
B1 German required

Italy

University of Parma
A2 Italian required, limited modules in English

Roma Tre University
B1 Italian required

 

Japan

Waseda University
Study in English

 

Netherlands

Utrecht University *
Study in English
*please note that this exchange is not available to History/Politics joint honours students 

University College Maastricht
Study in English
This exchange is only open to students as an additional year abroad.

Russia

HSE St Petersburg

Study in English

South Africa

Rhodes University 

This exchange is available only to Arts and Humanities Students

Spain

Complutense University of Madrid
B1 Spanish required

 

Sweden

Lund University 
Study in English

 

USA

For academic queries, contact your supervisor or the Departmental International Officer, Dr Amanda Behm: amanda.behm@york.ac.uk.

For more information on the History/Politics joint honours 3+1 exchange please contact the History Departmental International Officer, Dr Amanda Behm: amanda.behm@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 History students may also apply to study abroad at one of York’s worldwide exchanges, which are open to students from most other departments at the University.

Explore worldwide opportunities

Postgraduate exchanges

Denmark

Aarhus University
Study in English

France

University of Tours
B2 French required

Germany

University of Konstanz
B1 German required 

Sweden

Lund University
Study in English

For academic queries, contact your supervisor or the Departmental Co-ordinator, Dr Amanda Behm: amanda.behm@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, History students have been to the following destinations in recent years:

Previous destinations

DegreeUG/PGCountryHost organisationProgrammeDuration
History  UG Fiji Think Pacific Programme Travel award 6 weeks June-July
History UG Sweden Lund University Erasmus+ study placement Full academic year
History (With a Year Abroad) UG USA University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Worldwide Exchange study placement Full academic year
History & French UG France Aix-Marseille University Erasmus+ study placement Full academic year
History & Philosophy UG USA Wesleyan University Worldwide Exchange study placement Full academic year
History & Politics UG France University of Paris - Pantheon Sorbonne Erasmus+ study placement Full academic year
History & Politics UG Thailand   Laidlaw Scholars 2 months July-Sep
History & Politics UG Hong Kong Chinese University of Hong Kong Worldwide Exchange study placement Full academic year
History & History of Art UG Netherlands Universiteit Utrecht Erasmus+ study placement Full academic year
History & English UG South Africa Rhodes University Worldwide Exchange study placement Full academic year
History & English UG Netherlands Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen Erasmus+ study placement Full academic year