Faculty of Science

Global opportunities 2023/2024

Please click on the dropdown boxes below to find out the study abroad opportunities for your school/department for exchange in the 2023/2024 academic year.

Please ensure you check the notes column for the university-wide opportunities tables, as there may be certain restrictions for specific degree subjects or a partner may have restrictions over which semester you can study there. 

 

The opportunities listed here are correct as at the time of publishing and for the application year 2022/2023. Please be aware that study abroad options may change at any time for a number of reasons, including curriculum developments, changes to arrangements with partner universities, travel restrictions or other circumstances outside of the University’s control. Every effort will be made to update this information as quickly as possible should a change occur. Please note that, in order to be accepted on to a study abroad programme, you have to achieve the relevant academic requirements as set by the University AND meet the selection criteria of both the University and the partner institution (though the partner institution is under no obligation to accept you).

Biosciences

University-wide

Eligibility

Apply in first year to study abroad for one semester of second year. Please see the University-wide opportunities table below, for information about possible destinations for your specific degree programme.

Please note that partner universities listed for your degree programnme are not guaranteed to offer suitable modules. Therefore you must contact Rachel Jessop if you are wish to apply. You must have your provisional study plan approved by your Course Director prior to application. Your application will only be approved by the School if your provisional study plan meets the academic requirements of your degree programme. 

University-wide opportunities

University-wide partners
Degree programmePartner universitiesExchange semester
BSc Agriculture The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia

65% academic requirement
Spring semester

The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia 65% academic requirement
Spring semester
University of Manitoba,
Winnipeg, Canada
Spring semester
McGill University, Montréal, Canada Spring semester
Oregon State University,
Corvallis, USA
Spring semester
BSc Agricultural and Crop Science
BSc Agricultural and Livestock Science
BSc Integrated Agricultural Business Management
The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia

65% academic requirement Autumn semester only

Not available for Agricultural and Crop Science

The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia

65% academic requirement
Autumn semester only

Not available for Agricultural and Crop Science

The University of British Columbia,
Vancouver, Canada

Autumn semester only

Not available for Agricultural and Livestock Science

University of Manitoba,
Winnipeg, Canada
Autumn semester only
McGill University, Montréal, Canada

Autumn semester only

Not available for Agricultural and Crop Science or Agricultural Business Management

Oregon State University,
Corvallis, USA

Autumn semester only
BSc/MSci Animal Science    The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia 65% academic average required Autumn semester only
University of Manitoba,
Winnipeg, Canada
Autumn semester only
University of Toronto, St George, Toronto, Canada Autumn semester only
University College Dublin,
Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Autumn semester only
Oregon State University,
Corvallis, USA
Autumn semester only
BSc/MSci Biotechnology The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

65% academic average required

Autumn semester only

The University of British Columbia, Okanagan, Kelowna, Canada Autumn semester only
McGill University, Montréal, Canada Autumn semester only
BSc/Msci Environmental Science
BSc/MSci Environmental Biology
The University of Adelaide  65% academic average required 
Autumn semester only
The University of Melbourne,
Melbourne, Australia
65% academic average required 
Autumn or spring semester
The University of British Columbia,
Vancouver, Canada
Autumn semester only
University of Manitoba,
Winnipeg, Canada
Autumn semester only
University of Toronto, Scarborough,
Toronto, Canada
Autumn semester only
University of Toronto, St George,
Toronto, Canada
Autumn semester only

Oregon State University,
Corvallis, USA

Autumn semester only
BSc/MSci Nutrition The University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia 65% academic average required
Spring semester only
The University of British Columbia,
Vancouver, Canada
Autumn semester only
University of Manitoba,
Winnipeg, Canada
Autumn semester only
University College Dublin,
Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Autumn semester only
BSc/MSci Plant Science The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia 65% academic average required
Autumn semester only
The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada Autumn semester only
University of Manitoba,
Winnipeg, Canada
Autumn semester only
Lunds Universitet, Lund, Sweden Autumn semester only
Oregon State University,
Corvallis, USA
Autumn semester only
 

University-wide application information

Inter-campus

University of Nottingham Malaysia

Eligibility

BSc/MSci Biotechnology, BSc/MSci Environmental Biology, BSc/MSci Environmental Science, BSc/MSci Nutrition:
Apply in first year for the autumn/spring semester or full year of second year.

BSc/MSci Plant Science:
Apply in the first year for the spring semester of the second year. 

Inter-campus application information

International summer schools

Summer schools are open to all undergraduate University of Nottingham students, and offer opportunities to take taught courses at one of our partner universities. 

Summer schools range between one and six weeks. As these programmes are offered during holiday periods, credits are not transferred back to Nottingham and in most cases you are free to study whatever is of interest to you.

There are a number of summer schools and short-term programmes available to students at the University of Nottingham based in various institutions worldwide. Available programmes vary from year to year, however we traditionally offer various programmes across East and Southeast Asia, Europe and North America.

Summer schools application information

International year in Europe

The International Year offers you the opportunity to spend a year studying abroad at a university in France, Spain or Austria through the European Mobility Programme. The year abroad takes place between years two and three of your degree, extending your degree to a four year programme.

Students should visit the Biosciences International Year in Europe webpage for further information.

Biosciences: International year in Europe

School contacts

Students from all courses interested in the below programes should contact the Director for Internationalisation, Rachel Jessop.

  • University-wide
  • University of Nottingham Malaysia
  • International year in Europe

For specific academic advice, please contact your course director below:

Biosciences course directors

Course directors
 Course Contact
Agricultural Sciences Dr Keely Harris- Adams
Animal Science Dr John Harris
Biotechnology Dr Nagamani Bora
Environmental Sciences Dr Ruth Blunt
Microbiology Dr Jon Hobman
Nutrition Dr Preeti Jethwa
Plant Science Dr Susie Lydon
 
 

Chemistry

University-wide

Eligibility

MSci Chemistry with an International Study Year only. Apply in second-year to transfer to the four-year degree programme MSci Chemistry with an International Study Year, then study abroad for full-year of third-year. Minimum 60% average required to be considered for the University-wide exchange programme.

University-wide opportunities

University-wide partners
 Partner universityCityCountryNotes
Monash University Melbourne Australia 65% academic average required
The University of Melbourne Melbourne Australia 65% academic average required
The University of Sydney Sydney Australia 65% academic average required
The University of British Columbia Vancouver Canada  
The University of British Columbia, Okanagan Kelowna Canada  
Concordia University Montreal Canada  
The University of Toronto, St George Toronto Canada  
The University of Hong Kong* Hong Kong China  
University College Dublin Dublin Republic of Ireland  
The University of Auckland Auckland New Zealand 65% academic average required
The University of Arizona Tucson  USA  
The University of South Florida Tampa USA  
 

*Teaching is in English

University-wide application information

International summer schools

Summer schools are open to all undergraduate University of Nottingham students, and offer opportunities to take taught courses at one of our partner universities. 

Summer schools range between one and six weeks. As these programmes are offered during holiday periods, credits are not transferred back to Nottingham and in most cases you are free to study whatever is of interest to you.

There are a number of summer schools and short-term programmes available to students at the University of Nottingham based in various institutions worldwide. Available programmes vary from year to year, however we traditionally offer various programmes across East and Southeast Asia, Europe and North America.

Summer schools application information


School contact

For questions about academic matters relating to study abroad for the following programmes, please contact the School of Chemistry study abroad academic adviser.

  • University-wide
  • Europe
 

Computer Science

University-wide

Eligibility

MSci Computer Science with an International Study Year and MSci Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence with an International Study Year apply in second-year for exchange for full year of third-year

All other courses apply in first year to study abroad for spring semester of second-year.

Minimum 60% average required to be considered. 

University-wide opportunities

University-wide partners
Partner universityCityCountryNotes
Australian National University Canberra Australia 65% academic average required
Monash University Melbourne Australia 65% academic average required
The University of British Columbia Vancouver Canada Overseas exams are required for spring semester exchange
The University of British Columbia, Okanagan Kelowna Canada Overseas exams are required for spring semester exchange
University of Toronto, Scarborough Toronto Canada Overseas exams are required for spring semester exchange
City University of Hong Kong Hong Kong China

Teaching is in English

Overseas exams are required for spring semester exchange 

The University of Hong Kong Hong Kong China

Teaching is in English

Overseas exams are required for spring semester exchange

University College Dublin  Dublin Republic or Ireland Overseas exams are required for spring semester exchange
The University of Auckland Auckland New Zealand

65% academic average required

Spring semester only

 

University-wide application information

Inter-campus

University of Nottingham Malaysia

Eligibility

BSc Computer Science students only. Apply in first-year to study abroad for autumn semester/full year/spring semester of second-year. 

Minimum 55% academic average required to be considered. 

University of Nottingham Ningbo China

Eligibility

BSc/MSci Computer Science students only. Apply in first-year to study abroad for autumn semester/full year/spring semester of second-year. MSci students can also apply in second-year to study abroad for the full year/spring semester of third-year. 

Minimum 55% academic average required to be considered. 

Inter-campus application information

International summer schools

Summer schools are open to all undergraduate University of Nottingham students, and offer opportunities to take taught courses at one of our partner universities. 

Summer schools range between one and six weeks. As these programmes are offered during holiday periods, credits are not transferred back to Nottingham and in most cases you are free to study whatever is of interest to you.

There are a number of summer schools and short-term programmes available to students at the University of Nottingham based in various institutions worldwide. Available programmes vary from year to year, however we traditionally offer various programmes across East and Southeast Asia, Europe and North America.

Summer schools application information

School contact

For questions about academic matters relating to study abroad for the following programmes, please contact the School of Computer Science study abroad academic adviser.

  • University-wide
  • Inter-campus

For administrative queries about intercampus, please contact the Intercampus Team.

 

Mathematical Sciences

University-wide

Eligibility

BSc Mathematics (International Study): apply in second-year to spend full-year of third-year abroad. 

BSc Mathematics, BSc Mathematics with a Year in Industry, BSc Financial Mathematics and BSc Statistics: Apply in second year to study abroad for autumn semester of third-year. 

MMath Mathematics and MMath Mathematics with a Year in Industry: apply in second-year to study abroad for autumn/spring semester of third-year or apply in third-year to study abroad for autumn semester of fourth-year.

Any non MMath Mathematcs student who is succssfully allocated to an Australian partner will need to apply to transfer onto the MMath Mathematics course. Before making an application you must check your course regulations allow such a transfer.

Single honours with a minor subject and joint honours students must check with their other school/department to ensure that staff approve the exchange and programme of study.

Minimum 60% average required to be considered.  

University-wide opportunities

University-wide partners
Partner universityCityCountryNotes
The University of Melbourne Melbourne Australia

65% academic average required

The University of Queensland Brisbane Australia

65% academic average required
MMath Mathematics students only (or students intending on transfering)

Spring semester exchange only

The University of Western Australia Perth Australia

65% academic average required

The University of British Columbia Vancouver Canada  
The University of British Columbia, Okanagan Kelowna Canada  
Concordia University Montréal Canada

 

McGill University Montréal Canada

BSc Mathematics (international year) can not apply.

Memorial University of Newfoundland St. Johns Canada  
University of Toronto, Scarborough Toronto Canada  
University of Manitoba Winnipeg Canada  
City University of Hong Kong Hong Kong China Teaching is in English
The University of Hong Kong Hong Kong China Teaching is in English
University of Auckland Auckland New Zealand  
The University of Arizona Tucson USA  
The University of South Florida Tampa USA  
The University of Texas at Austin Austin USA

BSc Mathematics (international year) can not apply.

Spring Semester only

 

University-wide application information

Inter-campus

University of Nottingham Ningbo China

Eligibility

Available for all students. Apply in the first year to study abroad for the full year of second year at the China Campus.

Inter-campus application information

International summer schools

Summer schools are open to all undergraduate University of Nottingham students, and offer opportunities to take taught courses at one of our partner universities. 

Summer schools range between one and six weeks. As these programmes are offered during holiday periods, credits are not transferred back to Nottingham and in most cases you are free to study whatever is of interest to you.

There are a number of summer schools and short-term programmes available to students at the University of Nottingham based in various institutions worldwide. Available programmes vary from year to year, however we traditionally offer various programmes across East and Southeast Asia, Europe and North America.

Summer schools application information

Europe

Eligibility

As above for the University-wide programme. Teaching is in the native language of the country. Marks gained will count back to your Nottingham degree programme. Course modules in French, German and Spanish are available from The Language Centre at levels from beginner (Stage 1) up to post A-level (Stage 4). It is strongly recommended that you take some of these in your second-year if you plan to apply to study in one of these countries.

Application deadline

Friday 6 January 2023 

European opportunities

European partners
Partner universityCityCountry
Université Bordeaux 1 Bordeaux France
Sorbonne Université (former Université Pierre et Marie Curie - Paris 6) Paris France
Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen (RWTH) Aachen Germany
Università degli studi di Verona Verona Italy 
Universidad Autonóma de Madrid Madrid Spain
 

School contact

For questions about academic matters relating to study abroad for the following programmes, please contact the School of Mathematical Sciences study abroad academic adviser, Nikos Diamantis:

  • University-wide
  • Inter-campus
  • Europe

For administrative queries about intercampus, please contact the Intercampus Team.

 

Natural Sciences

University-wide

Eligibility

Students apply in second year to study abroad for the full academic year of their third year.MSci students can also apply in their third year to study abroad for the full academic year of their Fourth Year.

Minimum 60% academic average required to be considered. 

University-wide opportunities

University-wide partners
Partner universityCityCountryNotes
Australian National University Adelaide Australia 65% academic average required
Deakin University Melbourne Australia 65% academic average required
not Archaeology, Cancer Sciences or Physics streams
The University of Adelaide Adelaide  Australia 65% academic average required
The University of Melbourne Melbourne Australia 65% academic average required
Monash University Melbourne Australia 65% academic average required
University of Newcastle Newcastle Australia 65% academic average required
University of Technology Sydney Sydney Australia 65% academic average required
not Archaeology, Cancer Sciences, Ecosystems or Psychology
University of Western Australia Perth Australia 65% academic average required
University of Wollongong Wollongong Australia 65% academic average required
The University of British Columbia Vancouver Canada  
The University of British Columbia, Okanagan Kelowna Canada  
Concordia University Montréal Canada  
University of Manitoba Winnipeg Canada  
Memorial University of Newfoundland St. Johns Canada  
University of Toronto, St George Toronto Canada  
University of Toronto, Scarborough Toronto Canada  
Concordia University Montreal Canada  
City University of Hong Kong Hong Kong China Not available for students studying archaeology, geography, mathematical sciences or psychology
Teaching is in English
The University of Hong Kong Hong Kong China Teaching is in English
University College Dublin Dublin Republic of Ireland  
Korea University Seoul Korea Teaching is in English
Universiteit van Amsterdam Amsterdam Netherlands Third year exchange only
Teaching is in English
University of Auckland Auckland New Zealand 65% academic average required
National University of Singapore Singapore Singapore Teaching is in English
Lunds Universitet Lund Sweden Teaching is in English
Universität Zürich Zürich Switzerland Not available for students studying archaeology or environmental science
Teaching is in English
The University of Arizona Tucson USA  
Oregon State University Corvallis USA Not available for psychology pathways
The University of South Florida Tampa USA  
 

University-wide application information

Inter-campus

University of Nottingham Malaysia

Eligibility

Only available for students on Environmental Science-Biology or Psychology-Biology pathways. Apply in first year to study abroad for the autumn semester/full year/spring semester of second year. 

University of Nottingham Ningbo China

Eligibility

Only available for students on Geography-Mathematical Sciences pathways. Apply in first year to study abroad for the full year of second year. 

Inter-campus application information

International summer schools

Summer schools are open to all undergraduate University of Nottingham students, and offer opportunities to take taught courses at one of our partner universities. 

Summer schools range between one and six weeks. As these programmes are offered during holiday periods, credits are not transferred back to Nottingham and in most cases you are free to study whatever is of interest to you.

There are a number of summer schools and short-term programmes available to students at the University of Nottingham based in various institutions worldwide. Available programmes vary from year to year, however we traditionally offer various programmes across East and Southeast Asia, Europe and North America.

Summer schools application information

School contact

For questions about academic matters relating to study abroad for the following programmes, please contact the School of Natural Sciences study abroad academic advisers Dr Kate Tape or Dr Jeremy Titman:

  • University-wide
  • Inter-campus

For administrative queries about intercampus, please contact the Intercampus Team.

 

Pharmacy

Third year research project

Eligibility

Apply in second-year to undertake a research project abroad in the spring semester of third-year. Available destinations for the third year project change each year but possible destinations may include the below international destinations, European destinations or the University of Nottingham Malaysia.

A minimum of 60% average must be obtained in semester one of the second year to be considered.

Students should apply through the School of Pharmacy in February 2023

Inter-campus

University of Nottingham Malaysia

Eligibility

Apply in first-year to study abroad for full-year or autumn semester/spring semester of second-year. 

Inter-campus application information

International school exchange

Eligibility

Apply in the second semester of the second year to study abroad for the spring semester of third year. 

International school exchange opportunities

International school exchange partners
Partner universityCityCountry
Monash University Melbourne Australia
The University of Sydney Sydney Australia 
University of Technology Sydney Sydney Australia
University of Toronto, Scarborough Toronto Canada 
The Chinese University of Hong Kong* Hong Kong China
The University of Auckland Auckland New Zealand
University of Otago Dunedin New Zealand
National University of Singapore* Singapore Singapore
 
*Teaching is in English


Europe

Eligibility

Apply in the second semester of second year to study abroad for the spring semester of third year. Placements are conducted in English.

European opportunities

European partners
Partner universityCityCountry
Université de Liège Liège Belgium
Université Angers Angers France
Université de Rennes I Rennes France
Università degli studi di Napoli Federico II Naples Italy
Università degli studi di Padova Padua Italy
 

International summer schools

Summer schools are open to all undergraduate University of Nottingham students, and offer opportunities to take taught courses at one of our partner universities. 

Summer schools range between one and six weeks. As these programmes are offered during holiday periods, credits are not transferred back to Nottingham and in most cases you are free to study whatever is of interest to you.

There are a number of summer schools and short-term programmes available to students at the University of Nottingham based in various institutions worldwide. Available programmes vary from year to year, however we traditionally offer various programmes across East and Southeast Asia, Europe and North America.

Summer schools application information

School contact

For questions about academic matters relating to study abroad for the following programmes, please contact the School of Pharmacy study abroad academic adviser:

  • Third year research project
  • Inter-campus
  • Europe  

For administrative queries about intercampus, please contact the Intercampus Team.

 

Physics and Astronomy

University-wide

Eligibility

MSci Physics only. Minimum 60% average required to be considered.

Apply in second-year to study abroad for full-year of third-year. These are some of the partners students most often apply to, however other destinations may be suitable, all students should consult with the school academic adviser to discuss what options might be availableA study plan must be submitted to Dr Paul Saffin by Friday 2 December 2022.

University-wide partners
 Partner University City Country
 The University of British Columbia  Vancouver  Canada
 The University of British Columbia, Okanagan   Kelowna  Canada

 

University-wide application information

International summer schools

Summer schools are open to all undergraduate University of Nottingham students, and offer opportunities to take taught courses at one of our partner universities. 

Summer schools range between one and six weeks. As these programmes are offered during holiday periods, credits are not transferred back to Nottingham and in most cases you are free to study whatever is of interest to you.

There are a number of summer schools and short-term programmes available to students at the University of Nottingham based in various institutions worldwide. Available programmes vary from year to year, however we traditionally offer various programmes across East and Southeast Asia, Europe and North America.

Summer schools application information

Europe

Eligibility

BSc/MSci Physics with European Language only. Apply in second year to study abroad for the full year of third year. 

European opportunities

European partners
Partner universityCityCountry
Institut National des Sciences Appliqueés de Toulouse Toulouse France
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München Munich Germany
Universidad Complutense de Madrid Madrid Spain
École Polytechnique Fédéral de Lausanne* Lausanne Switzerland
 

*Not eligible for European Mobility Funding.

School contact

For questions about academic matters relating to study abroad for University-wide and Europe exchange, please contact the School of Physics study abroad academic adviser.

 

Psychology

University-wide

Eligibility

Apply in second year to study abroad for the full year of third year. Students must have obtained an overall mark of 60% or above by the end of the Year 2 January exams in order to be considered (this mark includes Year 1 marks and Year 2 coursework/practicals completed by the time of application).

Accepted students will transfer to the four-year degree programme BSc Psychology (International Study)/BSc Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience (International Study) and will spend their third year abroad.

Please note: MSci Psychology students can not study abroad through the University-wide programme. 

University-wide opportunities

University-wide partners
Partner universityCityCountryNotes
The University of Melbourne Melbourne Australia 65% academic average required
Monash University Melbourne Australia 65% academic average required
Deakin University  Melbourne Australia 65% academic average required
The University of Newcastle Newcastle Australia 65% academic average required
The University of Wollongong Wollongong Australia 65% academic average required
University of Western Australia Perth Australia 65% academic average required
The University of British Columbia Vancouver Canada  
The University of British Columbia, Okanagan Kelowna Canada   
The University of Hong Kong* Hong Kong China  
University College Dublin Dublin Republic of Ireland  
National University of Singapore* Singapore Singapore  
Korea University* Seoul South Korea  
Lunds Universitet* Lund Sweden  
Universiteit van Amsterdam* Amsterdam Netherlands  
The University of Arizona Tucson USA  
 

*Teaching is in English

University-wide application information

Inter-campus

University of Nottingham Malaysia

Eligibility

First year BSc and MSci students for exchange in year two. Apply in first-year to study abroad for the full-year of second-year. 

Inter-campus application information

International summer schools

Summer schools are open to all undergraduate University of Nottingham students, and offer opportunities to take taught courses at one of our partner universities. 

Summer schools range between one and six weeks. As these programmes are offered during holiday periods, credits are not transferred back to Nottingham and in most cases you are free to study whatever is of interest to you.

There are a number of summer schools and short-term programmes available to students at the University of Nottingham based in various institutions worldwide. Available programmes vary from year to year, however we traditionally offer various programmes across East and Southeast Asia, Europe and North America.

Summer schools application information

School contact

For questions about academic matters relating to study abroad for the following programmes, please contact the School of Psychology study abroad academic adviser:

  • University-wide
  • Inter-campus

For administrative queries about intercampus, pleae contact the Intercampus Team.

 

  

Placements, Partnerships and Mobility

University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD, UK

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