It may be possible to study or work abroad as part of your research degree for up to one year.

These life-changing opportunities add an enriching dimension to your research. You'll make connections that will enhance your career prospects and you'll gain a new perspective in your field of expertise.


York has links with top academic institutions and employers all over the world. Where you can go depends on your area of study at York. 

  • European exchanges and traineeships: apply for a study exchange or traineeship at one of our partner universities or organisations
  • International study centres: immerse yourself in a two to three week intensive academic and cultural experience at an international partner university
  • Go to the USA ( explore Fulbright scholarship opportunities for research and taught Masters study in any field at a university in the USA
  • Other funding opportunities: we also offer a number of other funding opportunities for postgraduate students to study abroad.

Visiting students

Already studying a postgraduate degree at another university? If you'd like to experience life at an overseas university, you can apply to spend time at York as a visiting student.