North American Exchange
We welcome a number of 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. If your university have approved your request to study at Aberystwyth university you can download the application document below.
Application documents for the 2013-14 academic session:
The deadline for handing in applications for the 2013-2014 academic session (and for the winter semester) is 5th April 2013.
Modules - choosing your course
Students are advised to take the equivalent of 60 Aberystwyth Credits 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.
- Current modules by department (or school) available in the academic year 2012-2013.
- Futures modules by department (or school) available in the academic year 2013-2014.
Aberyswtyth University academic contacts
If you have a very specific question about a module you can direct your query to our international exchange departmental (school) contacts. General queries should be directed to the Study Abroad Office.
In order to get a better idea of what it’s really like to be an exchange student in Aberystwyth, why not take a look at our student profiles:
In 2011-12 Erin Nicolai from Washington State University came to study with us at Aberystwyth University with English and Creative Writing and International Politics. Click here for Erin's views on studying at Aberystwyth
In 2012-13 Emily Mahon from Purdue University came to study with us at Aberystwyth University with our Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences. Click here for Emily's views on studying at Aberystwyth
Tyler from Canada did an MA in Creative Writing here in Aberystwyth. He did not take part in the exchange programme but he chose to come to Aberystwyth after visiting and falling in love with the coastal location. Click here for Tyler's views on studying at Aberystwyth
In 2010-11, we had the privilege of having two sisters from Washington State University study with us at Aberystwyth University. Click here for Kari's views on studying at Aberystwyth
Sarah is an exchange student from Bowling Green State University. She spent a year in our Department of Theatre, Film & Television Studies.Click here for Sarah's views on studying at Aberystwyth
Zoe is a junior year student at the University of Montana. Zoe is studying at our Department of English & Creative Writing. Click here for Zoe's views on studying at Aberystwyth