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Studying on an exchange as a Sheffield Hallam student

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We have exchange agreements with over 100 institutions across the world, so there's never been a better time to go on an exchange.

Living and studying in another country will help you gain new skills and stand out to employers when you graduate. Many of our students say taking part in an exchange is the most fun, exciting, challenging and life-changing experience of their student life.

Exchanges are a great way to 

  • improve your language skills
  • understand you subject from a different perspective
  • explore different cultures
  • enhance your CV and career prospects
  • increase your confidence, independence and life skills
  • make new friends
  • gain transferable credits towards your degree

Student William Broad sitting by a pool of water in the sunshine in Valencia

William Broad, BA (Hons) International Business with Spanish, studied on an exchange at the University of Valencia

'I cannot think of a more significant time in my life where I have been forced to adapt, overcome and open my eyes to the unbelievable array of opportunities that exist in the world. Visiting a foreign land is great, but living in it, working, studying, surviving and thriving in it… these experiences are life changing!'

Funding for European exchanges

The Erasmus+ programme provides funding to support you when you go on an Erasmus+ exchange. Further information about the funding rates can be found on the programme website

Please note the Erasmus+ grant is not guaranteed and the rates change each year. More information about the UK's membership of the Erasmus+ programme will be published here when available and all funding is subject to on-going membership. 

How to apply

We have agreements for many of our courses in a variety of subject areas. You can access information about exchange opportunities on MyHallam or discuss your options with your academic adviser. 

You should contact your college mobility coordinator for further advice about options relating to your course. This should be done before completing an expression of interest form.

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