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Philosophy

Exclusive exchanges

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

China

Peking University
Study in English or in Mandarin

Note: Students studying at PKU on 3+1 degrees will not be required to speak Mandarin.  However, students applying to study on credit-replacing exchange will be required to speak Mandarin to HSK level 6.

Denmark

Aarhus University
Study in English

France

Paris-Sorbonne University
B2 French required

Germany

Humboldt University of Berlin
B1 German required

South Africa

Rhodes University
Study in English

This exchange is available only to Arts & Humanities students for additional or credit replacement years

Sweden

Lund University
Study in English

For academic queries, including joint honours options, contact your supervisor or the Departmental International Co-ordinator, Dr Fiora Salis: fiora.salis@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.

University-wide Exchanges 

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

Previous destinations

DegreeUG/PGCountryHost organisationProgrammeDuration
Philosophy  UG Hong Kong University of Hong Kong Worldwide Exchange study placement Full academic year
Philosophy (with a Year Abroad) UG China Peking University Worldwide Exchange study placement Full academic year
Philosophy & Sociology UG Sweden Lund University Erasmus+ study placement First semester 
Philosophy & History UG USA Wesleyan University Worldwide Exchange study placement  Full academic year

Philosophy & French

UG France Paris-Sorbonne University Erasmus+ study placement Full academic year
Philosophy & Physics UG Germany Heidelberg University Erasmus+ study placement Full academic year
Philosophy & English UG Canada York University Worldwide Exchange study placement Full academic year