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Language and Linguistic Science

Exclusive exchanges

Undergraduate Language and Linguistic Science students studying English Language/Linguistics can apply to study abroad for credit-replacing exchange at the University of Vienna.

Undergraduate Language and Linguistic Science students studying a foreign language abroad for an additional year may be able to apply to one of the following universities.  

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


University of GrazB2 German required

University of ViennaB2 German required
Study in English (English Language/Linguistics students)


University of LiègeB1 French required


Aix-Marseille UniversityB1 French required

University of LilleB2 French required

Paris-Sorbonne University

B2 French required


University of Erfurt B1 German required

University of RegensburgB2 German required



Autonomous University of Madrid DELE or SIELE B2 Spanish required

University of Santiago de CompostelaB2 Spanish required


Lund UniversityStudy in English

Students of English Language and Linguistics taking credit-replacing study only


University of GenevaB2 French required

For academic queries, including joint honours options, contact your supervisor or specific Departmental International Officer:   

Lorena López (German and Spanish placements)

Raffaele Zanotti (French and Italian placements)

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 Language and/or Linguistics students may also apply to study abroad on credit-replacing 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, Language & Linguistic Science students have also recently been to the following destinations:

Previous destinations

Degree UG/PG Country Host organisation Programme Duration
English and Linguistics UG South Africa University of Cape Town International Study Centre 5 weeks, June-July
Linguistics UG India Think Education: Go India International Study Centre 2 weeks, Aug-Sep
English and Linguistics UG  Ireland  University College Dublin  International Study Centre  2 weeks, July 
Italian and Spanish Language (with a year abroad) UG Spain SEK International School Work Placement Full academic year
French and Spanish Language (with a year abroad) UG Argentina Teach Argentina Work Placement Full academic year