School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies

Financing Your Year Abroad

Year Abroad  

The Year abroad does not have to be any more expensive than studying in Nottingham if you budget well and take advantage of any funding and financial support for which you may be eligible

All exchange students are responsible for paying for their own accommodation, travel, insurance, visa and immunisation costs (if applicable) and all other living expenses whilst studying or working abroad and so budgeting in advance is crucial.  Be aware that fluctuating exchange rates also need to be taken into account.

The University offers a range of funding opportunities for students studying or working overseas, including automatic and means tested bursaries, merit based scholarships, destination based scholarships and currently  Erasmus+ funding. The UK’s future access to the Erasmus+ programme and funding will be determined as part of the wider discussions with the EU during the Brexit negotiations.  Depending on where you study or work you may also find there is external funding available through organisations like the British Council. Therefore having an international study or work experience can still be possible whatever your financial background.

All University of Nottingham students who participate in one of the University’s exchange programmes pay their tuition fees to The University of Nottingham UK in the usual way, although the amount will be substantially reduced.


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