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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 can apply to one of the following universities:

Austria

University of Graz
B2 German required

University of Vienna
B2 German required
Study in English (English Language/Linguistics students)

Belgium

University of Liege 
B1 French required

Chile

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (PUC)

Proficiency in Spanish is necessary

France

Aix-Marseille University 
B1 French required

Toulouse II-Jean Jaurès 
B1 French required

University of Lille 3 
B2 French required

Paris-Sorbonne University
B2 French required

Germany

University of Erfurt 
B1 German required

Braunschweig University of Technology 
B1 German required

University of Regensburg 
B2 German required

Mexico

Universidad de las Américas Puebla (UDLAP)
Proficiency in Spanish is necessary

South Africa

Rhodes University

This exchange is available only to Arts and Humanities students

Spain

Autonomous University of Madrid 
B2 Spanish required

University of Santiago de Compostela 
DELE B1 Spanish required

Sweden

Lund University
Study in English

Switzerland

University of Geneva
B2 French required

For academic queries, including joint honours options, contact your supervisor or specific Departmental Co-ordinator:   

Lorena López lorena.lopez@york.ac.uk (German and Spanish placements)

Raffaele Zanotti raffaele.zanotti@york.ac.uk (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.

Worldwide exchanges

Undergraduate English Language and/or Linguistics 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. 

Explore worldwide opportunities

Postgraduate exchanges

Denmark

Aarhus University 
Study in English

Finland

University of Helsinki
Study in English

France

University of Lille 3
B2 French required

Sweden

Lund University
Study in English

For academic queries, contact your supervisor or the Year Abroad Co-ordinator, Raffaele Zanotti: raffaele.zanotti@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, Language and Linguistic Science students have been British Council Language Assistants and to various companies as part of the Year Abroad programme. Speak to your department to find out more about your year abroad options.