Incoming Students

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We welcome students from all over the world to Aberystwyth each year, a number of which come to us through our North American, Asian and Australian exchange partners. 

To be eligible to apply, you need to be a a student in one of our partner univeristies that are listed here. For information on our application process, please contact a Study Abroad Officer at your university. All applications will need to be supported by an academic transcript. Once you have been nominated by your home university, you will be provided with our application form. Once complete, this must be submitted to us via your home institution - we will not accept applications directly from students.

Applications for the Springe Semester 2016/2017 academic session: 28th October 2016

Application packs are available from your home institution's Study Abroad Office. Please e-mail for further information.

Modules - choosing your courses

Students are advised to take the equivalent of 60 Aberystwyth Credits (30 ECTS) per semester. The following links allow you to navigate to pages describing each module in terms of the content and the number of teaching/contact hours. Final module choices are not confirmed until the time of registration. You need to make sure that you choose modules that are accepted by your University. Full instructions on selecting modules are provided with the application pack.

If you have a specific question about a module you can direct your query to our Departmental Exchange Coordinators. General queries should be directed to the Study Abroad Office.


Aberystwyth University is able to offer a place in University accommodation for full-time Undergraduate and Postgraduate International Exchange students on a first-come-first-served basis.

As soon as your place to study at Aberystwyth University is confirmed you will be contacted by the Accommodation Office, inviting you to apply for accommodation. Please note that a place in University accommodation may be offered, but a specific type of room or location is not guaranteed and Accommodation Licence Periods do apply.

The information on how to apply for accommodation can be found on the Accommodation Office's How to Apply webpages. You will only be able to apply for your accommodation once your application has been fully processed and final confirmation of place issued.

Visit the Accommodation Office website to find out more about types of accommodation we offer - you can also check the accommodation fees for your preferred accommodation choice. The Accommodation Office website also contains important information about the preparation for your arrival to Aberystwyth in the form of a move in guide.

Accommodation FAQs

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