Study Abroad - Overseas students
Students come here from Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Singapore, the USA and many other places!
Study Abroad allows students to come to the University of Sheffield for a semester or a year via an established exchange programme or on a fee paying basis
Study Abroad at the University of Sheffield
See for yourself why studying abroad at the University of Sheffield is an amazing opportunity.
Why choose Sheffield?
The University of Sheffield is a world-class university, it is an amazing city in a great location. See what else Sheffield has to offer.Why Sheffield?>
Download our Study Abroad Prospectus for 2019-20
Discover what Sheffield has to offer and start your journey to studying in one of the world's best student cities. Find out how to apply by downloading our 2019-20 Study Abroad brochure.Download now>
When choosing your programme here you and your academic advisers should look at the modules on offer at Sheffield. You need to be sure the level of study here is right for you, and that the modules you choose will meet your home degree requirements. You can spend a semester or a year studying at Sheffield, earning credits to transfer back to your home university. We strongly encourage you to attend Sheffield for a full academic year.Study periods> Modules/Courses> Entry requirements (Inc. English language)>
The way to apply for a Study Abroad place is to complete an online application form. Depending on whether you are an exchange student or sponsored/independent fee paying student, the process of application differs slightly. Take a look at the section relevant to you.Exchange students> Sponsored/independent fee paying students> The application process> Once you've been accepted>
We currently have exchange agreements with leading universities in a variety of countries. Take a look to see where our partners are based. You can come to Sheffield on an exchange programme or as a fee paying student.
Webinar for US students
We recently held a webinar for US students joining us in February 2019. The recording can be accessed here.
Facilities and support at Sheffield
We aim to provide a secure, friendly and academically stimulating environment. Whether you're with us for a semester or a year, your contribution to campus life is valued, and your welfare is important to us. A team of advisers in Student Support and Guidance work closely with colleagues throughout the University and the Students' Union to provide the best possible services for you.