Global experiences for students

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The world at your feet

Your global Sheffield

Undergraduate students at Sheffield have the chance to get involved in a range of global activities – both at home and abroad – to develop their international experience.

Erasmus scheme

Study, work or teach in Europe

Get involved in Erasmus. It’s the scheme that enables you to study, work or teach abroad for three to 12 months as part of your degree.

Erasmus information
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Study Abroad programme

Study in another country

Make the most of your university experience. Our life-changing Study Abroad programme offers you the chance to study in another country as part of your degree.

Study Abroad information
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Summer schools

Spend the summer at one of our partner universities abroad

Go abroad for one to eight weeks to experience studying and living abroad during the summer break.


Summer schools
Student abroad

Global opportunities for you

Students in Australia

Degrees with Employment Experience

Work as you learn

Want to increase your employability, develop your personal and professional skills with the added bonus of a financial incentive? Take a degree with employment experience and work abroad.

Explore your options

Your international experience

Make the most of your international experience in Sheffield with our Global Campus events.

Skills development

Learn a foreign language

Develop your foreign language skills within your main degree programme – either by learning a new language from scratch, or continuing a language you started already.

Languages for All scheme
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Funded research opportunities

Get involved in our research

Take part in real-life research projects with an international angle through Sheffield Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE).

SURE scheme
Chemistry research

What sort of SURE projects can you do?

Students' Union

International activities

There are many ways to enhance your international experience at Sheffield through our Students’ Union including volunteering, student societies and the world’s biggest student-organised European charity hitch-hike.

The UK's best Students' Union
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Why study abroad?