Faculty of Social Sciences

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. 

Southern Alps, New Zealand
 

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).

Business

University-wide

Eligibility

All three-year degree programmes except for BSc Finance, Accounting and Management and BSc International Management. BSc International Management students should refer to the International school exchange section below.

Apply in first year to study abroad for the autumn semester or spring semester of second year. It is not possible to study abroad for the full academic year.

Minimum 60% academic average required to be considered. Students must not have any failed modules by the end of the spring semester of first year and no resits in the August examination period.

University-wide opportunities

University-wide partners
Partner university City CountryNotes
Australian National University Canberra Australia 65% academic average required
The University of Melbourne Melbourne Australia

65% academic average required

Monash University Melbourne Australia

65% academic average required

Spring semester only

BSc Management students only

The University of Newcastle Newcastle Australia

65% academic average required

The University of Western Australia Perth Australia

65% academic average required

Spring semester only

City University of Hong Kong Hong Kong China

Autumn semester only

Teaching is in English.

University College Dublin Dublin Republic of Ireland BSc Industrial Economics and BSc Management students for autumn semester exchange only
Tecnológico de Monterrey Various Mexico

Autumn semester only

Teaching is in English.

The University of Auckland Auckland New Zealand

65% academic average required

Spring semester only

Korea University Seoul South Korea

Spring semester only

Teaching is in English.

Lunds Universitet Lund Sweden

Autumn semester only

Teaching is in English.

Oregon State University Corvallis USA

BSc Industrial Economics students for
autumn semester exchange only.

University of South Florida Tampa USA

BSc Industrial Economics and BSc Management students for autumn semester exchange only

 

University-wide application information

Inter-campus

University of Nottingham Malaysia

Eligibility
Undergraduate students

BSc Management, BSc Finance, Accounting and Management, BSc Industrial Economics, BSc Industrial Economics with Insurance.

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

Minimum 60% academic average required to be considered. Students must not have any failed modules by the end of the spring semester of first year and no resits in the August examination period.

University of Nottingham Ningbo China
Eligibility
Undergraduate students

BSc Management, BSc Finance, Accounting and Management, BSc Industrial Economics, BSc Industrial Economics with Insurance. 

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

Minimum 60% academic average required to be considered. Students must not have any failed modules by the end of the spring semester of first year and no resits in the August examination period.

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 school exchange

Eligibility

BSc International Management only. This programme offers students the opportunity to spend their second year abroad at one of our international campuses or a partner university.

BSc International Management students should not apply to study abroad through the University-wide or Inter-campus application but should contact the either the Business School academic adviser or the Social Sciences PPM team.

Minimum 60% academic average required in the qualifying year to be considered. Students must not have any failed modules by the end of the spring semester of first year and no resits in the August examination period.

International school exchange opportunities

International school exchange partners
Partner universityCityCountry Notes
The University of Western Australia Perth Australia  
University of Technology Sydney Sydney Australia  
McGill University Montréal Canada  
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Hong Kong China Teaching is in English
University of Nottingham Ningbo China Ningbo China Teaching is in English
Burgundy School of Business Dijon France Teaching is in English
NEOMA Business School Rouen France Teaching is in English
Universität Mannheim Mannheim Germany Teaching is in English
Università Bocconi Milan Italy Teaching is in English
University of Nottingham Malaysia Near Kuala Lumpur Malaysia Teaching is in English
Tilburg University Tilburg Netherlands Teaching is in English
IE Business School Madrid  Spain Teaching is in English
Universitat de València València Spain Teaching is in English
Mays Business School, Texas A&M University Texas USA  
 

School contact

For questions about academic matters relating to study abroad for the following programmes, please contact the Business School study abroad academic adviser Dr Anastasios Pagiaslis for module enquiries and the Social Sciences PPM team for administrative enquiries.

  • University-wide
  • Inter-campus
  • International Management
 

Economics

University-wide

Eligibility

Apply in first year to study abroad for autumn semester of your second year. BA Economics and Philosophy students must ensure that the relevant Philosophy modules are offered and work with the Department of Philosophy to finalise their study plan. 

Students taking PPE should consult with both Politics and Philosophy to see if the appropriate modules are available at their chosen destination from the list of approved School of Economics partners.

Minimum 60% academic average required to be considered.

University-wide opportunities

University-wide partners
Partner university City CountryNotes
Monash University Melbourne Australia

65% academic average required

A-Level or equivalent in Mathematics required.

The University of British Columbia Vancouver  Canada  
Concordia University Montréal Canada Not available to PPE students.
Nihon University Tokyo Japan Not available to PPE students
 

University-wide application information

Inter-campus

University of Nottingham Malaysia

Eligibility

Students taking the Applied Econometrics stream in Year 2 (except BA Economics with French/German/Spanish and PPE students).

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

University of Nottingham Ningbo China

Eligibility

All economics students (except BA Economics with French/German/Spanish and PPE students).

Apply in first year to study abroad for the spring semester 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

European

Eligibility

BA Economics with French/German/Spanish only. Third year abroad.

European opportunities

European partners
Partner universityCityCountry
Université des Sciences et Technologies de Lille Lille France
Université des Sciences Sociales Toulouse Toulouse France
Georg-August-Universität Göttingen Göttingen Germany 
Universität Mannheim Mannheim Germany
Otto von Guericke Universität Magdeburg Magdeburg Germany
Universidad de Murcia Murcia Spain
Universidad de Granada Granada Spain
 

School contact

For questions about academic matters relating to study abroad for the following programmes, please contact the School of Economics study abroad academic advisers Dr Zhihong Yu or Dr Adam Spencer for module enquiries and the Social Sciences PPM team for administrative enquiries.

  • University-wide
  • Inter-campus
  • Europe
 

Education

Inter-campus

University of Nottingham Malaysia

Eligibility

BA Education.

Apply in first year or the autumn semester of second year to study abroad for the spring semester 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 Inter-campus, please contact the School of Education academic adviser.

 

Geography

University-wide

Eligibility

All students taking Geography degrees administered by the School of Geography may apply to study abroad.

Apply in first year to study abroad for the autumn semester of second year.

Minimum 60% academic average required to be considered. The school reserves the right to withdraw any study abroad offer if the student fails to attain 60% academic average at the end of the year.

University-wide opportunities

University-wide partners
 Partner university City CountryNotes
University of Adelaide Adelaide Australia 65% academic average required
The University of Melbourne 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
The University of British Columbia Vancouver  Canada  
Concordia University Montréal Canada  
University of Manitoba Winnipeg Canada  
Memorial University of Newfoundland St. Johns Canada  
The University of Toronto, St George Toronto Canada  
The University of Hong Kong* Hong Kong China  
University of College Dublin Dublin Republic of Ireland  
Lunds Universitet* Lund Sweden  
The University of Arizona Tucson USA  
Oregon State University Corvallis USA  
 

*Teaching is in English

University-wide application information 

Inter-campus

University of Nottingham Malaysia

Eligibility

BSc (F800), BA (L700) and Geography with Business (L7N1) students taking geography degrees administered by the School of Geography only. 

Apply in first year to study abroad for the autumn semester in second year.

Minimum 60% academic average required to be considered. 

University of Nottingham Ningbo China

Eligibility

BA (L700) and Geography with Business (L7N1) students taking geography degrees adminstered by the School of Geography only.

Apply in first year to study abroad for the autumn semester of second year.

Minimum 60% 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

Europe

Eligibility

Students from the School of Geography only.

Apply in first year to study abroad for the autumn semester of second year. Teaching is in English.

European opportunities

European partners
Partner universityCityCountry
Université Joseph Fourier Grenoble 1 Grenoble France
Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen Tübingen Germany
 

School contact

For questions about academic matters relating to study abroad for the following programmes, please contact the School of Geography study abroad academic adviser, Liam Keenan for module enquiries.

  • University-wide
  • Inter-campus
  • Europe
 

Law

International school exchange

Eligibility

Students registered on the BA Law and LLB courses can apply in year two to be transferred onto one of our four-year degree courses with the opportunity to spend one year abroad during the third-year.

It is a competitive process, but students who are successful can study in Europe through the Erasmus+ programme or at internationally in America, Australia, Canada, China, New Zealand or South East Asia.

For countries outside Europe, you should apply via the School of Law through the International school exchange programme. For Law with European Law, you should apply via the School of Law through the Erasmus programme. 

Appliction deadline

November each year, to be confirmed by the School of Law.

International exchange opportunities

International exchange partners
Degree Partner university City Country
Law with American Law University of Connecticut Hartford USA
  The University of Texas at Austin Austin  USA
  University of Michigan Law School Ann Arbor USA
  Washington University, St Louis Missouri USA
Law with Australian Law Australian National University Canberra Australia
  Monash University Melbourne Australia
  University of New South Wales Sydney Australia
  The University of Sydney Sydney Australia
  University of Technology Sydney Sydney  Australia
Law with Canadian Law The University of British Columbia Vancouver Canada
  Western University London, Ontario Canada
Law with Chinese Law The University of Hong Kong* Hong Kong China
Law with International Legal studies The University of Auckland Auckland New Zealand
  University of Canterbury Canterbury New Zealand 
  Stellenbosch University Stellenbosch South Africa
Law with Southeast Asian Law National University of Singapore* Singapore Singapore
 

*Teaching is in English

School of Law: study abroad

Europe

Eligibility

Open to students studying Law with European Law, BA Law with French and French Law, BA Law with German and German Law, BA Law with Spanish and Spanish Law. 

Students registered on BA Law with French and French Law, BA Law with German and German Law and BA Law with Spanish and Spanish Law are, subject to satisfactory completion of years one and two have the opportunity to study at one of our partner universities during their third year of study.

Application deadline

November each year, to be confirmed by the School of Law.

European opportunities

European partners
DegreePartner universityCityCountry
Law with European Law Universität Wien* Vienna Austria
  Universiteit Gent* Ghent Belgium
  Univerzita Karlova* Prague Czech Republic
  Københavns Univetsitet* Copenhagen Denmark
  Lapin Yliopisto/University of Lapland* Rovaniemi Finland
  Université de Bretagne Occidentale Brest France
  Università degli Studi Roma Tre* Rome Italy 
  Tilburg University* Tilburg Netherlands 
  Uniwersytet Łódzki* Łódz Poland
  Universidad Computense de Madrid Madrid Spain
  Lunds Universitet* Lund  Sweden
  Universität Zürich* Zürich Switzerland 
Law with French and French Law Université Toulouse 1 Toulouse  France
Law with Spanish and Spanish Law Universidad de Málaga Málaga Spain
  Instituto de Empresa Madrid Spain
  Universitat Pompeu Fabra Barcelona Spain
 

*Teaching is in English

School of Law: study abroad

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

Please contact the following members of staff for the International school exchange and Europe exchange programmes and visit the School of Law study abroad webpages for further information.

School contacts
SchemeContact
International school exchange

Academic enquiries: Dr Chris Sargeant
Administrative enquiries: Social Sciences PPM team

European school exchange

Academic enquiries: Dr Reza Beheshti
Administrative enquiries: Social Sciences PPM team

 

Politics and International Relations

University-wide

Eligibility

Students on three year degree programmes: apply in first year to study abroad for the autumn semester/full year/spring semester of second year or apply in second year to study abroad for autumn semester of third year.

Please note Politics and Economics Joint Honours students should apply in first year to study abroad for the autumn semester of their second year.

Minimum 60% academic average required to be considered. 

University-wide opportunities

University-wide partners
Partner universityCityCountryNotes
Australian National University Canberra Australia

65% academic average required

The University of Melbourne Melbourne Australia 65% academic average required
Monash University Melbourne Australia 65% academic average required
The University of Newcastle Newcastle Australia 65% academic average required
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  
University of Toronto, Scarborough Toronto Canada Not available for spring semester exchange
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Santiago Chile

Teaching is in Spanish.

Students must be proficient in Spanish at a high level.

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 College Dublin Dublin Republic of Ireland  
Universiteit van Amsterdam Amsterdam Netherlands Teaching is in English.
Third year exchange only.
The University of Auckland Auckland New Zealand

65% academic average required

Spring semester only

National University of Singapore Singapore  Singapore Teaching is in English
Korea University Seoul South Korea

Teaching is in English.

Not available for autumn semester or full year exchange of second year.

Lunds Univetsitet Lund Sweden Teaching is in English
Universität Zürich Zürich Switzerland Teaching is in English
The University of Arizona Tucson USA  
University of Connecticut Storrs USA Spring semester exchange only
University of South Florida Tampa USA  
University of Texas at Austin Austin USA Spring semester exchange only
 

University-wide application information

Inter-campus

University of Nottingham Malaysia

Eligibility

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

Minimum 55% academic average required to be considered.

University of Nottingham Ningbo China

Eligibility

BA/MSci Single Honours in Contemporary Chinese Studies, BA Contemporary Chinese Studies with International Relations, MSci Global Issues and Contemporary Chinese Studies: non-native Mandarin speaking students spend a compulsory full second year abroad.

Apply in first year to study abroad for the autumn semester/full year/spring semester of second 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

International school exchange

Eligibility

Students on three year degree programmes: apply in first year to study abroad for full year of second-year or apply in second year to study abroad for autumn semester of third year.

Application deadline

Friday 11 February 2022

Asia partners
 Partner university City
 National Chengchi University   Taipei City

 

European partners
 Partner University City Country
Universität Wien Vienna Austria
Univerzita Karlova Prague Czech Republic
Københavns Universitet Copenhagen Denmark
Institute d'Etudes Politiques de Aix (Science Po Aix) Aix-en-Provence France
Sciences Po College Reims Campus Reims France
Institut d'Études Politiques de Toulouse Toulouse France
Universität Konstanz Konstanz Germany
Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster Münster Germany
Institute de Empresa Madrid Spain

School contact

For questions about academic matters relating to study abroad for the following programmes, please contact the School of Politics and Interational Relations:

School contact
SchemeContact
University-wide,
Europe, International School Exchanges

Administrative enquiries: LSS Placements team
Academic adviser Dr Simon Toubeau

Inter-campus

Administrativie enquiries: LSS Placements team
Academic adviser Dr Simon Toubeau

 

Sociology and Social Policy

University-wide

Eligibility

Open to both single and joint honours students in the School with the exception of Social Work; joint honours students must check with their other school/department to ensure that staff approve the exchange and programme of study.

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

Minimum 60% academic average required to be considered.

University-wide opportunities

University-wide partners
Partner universityCityCountryNotes
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
The University of Newcastle Newcastle Australia 65% academic average required
The University of British Columbia Vancouver Canada  
Concordia University Montréal Canada  
University of Manitoba Winnipeg Canada  
McGill University Montréal Canada  
The University of Toronto, St George Toronto Canada  
City University of Hong Kong* Hong Kong China  
The University of Hong Kong* Hong Kong China  
University of College Dublin Dublin Republic of Ireland  
Universiteit van Amsterdam* Amsterdam Netherlands  
National University of Singapore* Singapore Singapore  
Lunds Universitet* Lund Sweden  
The University of Arizona Tucson USA  
Oregon State University Corvallis USA  
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

Europe

Eligibility

Open to both single and joint honours students in the School with the exception of Social Work; joint honours students must check with their other school/department to ensure that staff approve the exchange and programme of study. 

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

Minimum 50% academic average required to be considered. Studnets must have successfully progressed to the next academic year at the time of study abroad. 

Application deadline

Friday 18 February 2022

European partner
Partner universityCityCountryNotes
Konstanz Universität Konstanz Germany Teaching is in English.
Undergraduate students only.

School contact

For questions about academic matters relating to study abroad for the following programmes, please contact the School of Sociology and Social Policy:

School contact
SchemeSemesterContact
University-wide
Europe

Enquiries during autumn 2021

Dr Scott Pacey

University-wide
Europe
Enquiries during spring 2022

Dr Roda Madziva

 

 

Placements, Partnerships and Mobility

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

e: Email the Study Abroad team