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Philosophy

Worldwide exchanges

Undergraduate Philosophy 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.

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 as an integrated part of their degree will be required to speak Mandarin to HSK level 6.

South Africa

Rhodes University Study in English

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

Denmark
Aarhus University Study in English

France
Paris-Sorbonne University B2 French required

Germany
Humboldt-University Berlin B1 German required

Sweden
Lund University Study in English

 

How to apply

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

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.

Postgraduate exchanges 

Denmark
Aarhus University Study in English

Italy
University of Milan B1 Italian required

Sweden
Lund University Study in English

How to apply

For academic queries, contact your supervisor or the Departmental International Co-ordinator, Dr Fiora Salis: fiora.salis@york.ac.uk

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, 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