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Exclusive exchanges

Undergraduate Music students studying abroad as an additional year abroad or for credit-replacing exchange can apply to one of the following universities:



University of Tours B2 French required


Lund University

Study in English

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.

For academic queries contact your supervisor or International Departmental Co-ordinator Amandine Pras

How to apply

University-wide exchanges

Undergraduate Music 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. 

While there are no exclusive worldwide exchanges for Music students, the exchange with Rhodes University, South Africa is only available to students from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities.

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 attending International Study Centres, Music students have been to the following destinations in recent years:

DegreeUG/PGCountryHost organisationProgrammeYear
Music Technology (with a Year in Industry) UG Germany Schalltechnik Dr.-Ing. Schoeps GmbH Erasmus+ work placement 12 months June-June
Music UG Finland Sibelius Akatemia - Sibelius Academy Erasmus+ study placement Full academic year

Music UG USA University of Rochester Worldwide Exchange study placement Full academic year