Incoming Students

Aberystwyth University welcomes well over 100 exchange students from over 15 countries around Europe into a wide range of academic departments.  In order to undertake an Erasmus+ study exchange period at Aberystwyth University, there must be a current Inter-institutional Agreement in place between the departments of partner institutions. 

We hope that you're enjoying your time at Aberystwyth University. As a registered AU student, you will still be able to access and use all of the services that we offer, such as the Student Support Service.

How to Apply

1) Firstly, see what links Aberystwyth University has with your home university. You can see a list of our current exchange partners here.

2) In order to be nominated to Aberystwyth University, please contact your home University's Study Abroad Office for information on our application process. To nominate students, our partners should contact the Study Abroad Office via using this template: Incoming Nominations Template

3) Once we have received your nomination from your home university, please complete the Incoming Erasmus Application Form 2020/21 and return it to us along with your Formal Transcript of Records.

4) Finally, you will be required to send us your Learning Agreement for Studies.

Any queries regarding academic modules and Learning Agreements should be directed to your Departmental Coordinator.

Nomination Deadline

Semester 1 or Full Year

Nomination Deadline (by partner institutions): 1st May 2020

Application Deadline (by students):  15th May 2020

Semester 2

Nomination Deadline (by partner institutions): 1st October 2020

Application Deadline (by students): 15th October 2020


Application Forms


Please see our Erasmus information sheet for help with completing your documents.

Once you have been nominated by your home University, please complete and return this Incoming Erasmus Application Form 2020/21.

A full list of modules available to exchange students is provided on the Aberystwyth University module information page.

For Academic Enquiries, contact your Departmental Coordinators.

Students are advised to take the equivalent of 60 Aberystwyth Credits per semester.  This is equivalent to 30 ECTS. 

Note: The final module choices are always done at registration.

We require that you return this form completed with your details and enclosed with an updated formal transcript of studies to the Study Abroad Office via email: 

Accommodation Information


Aberystwyth University is able to guarantee a place in University accommodation for Erasmus students visiting Aberystwyth University for 2020/2021!

As soon as your place to study at Aberystwyth University is confirmed you will be contacted inviting you to apply for accommodation. To qualify for guaranteed accommodation you must apply by 1st August. Please note that a place in University accommodation is guaranteed, but not a specific type of room or location and that Accommodation Licence Periods do apply.

Please note: If you are a second semester incoming student you will be contacted around the end of October with information regarding how to apply for University Accommodation.

Further information about accommodation can be found here: Accommodation Office website.


Brexit: Travel to the UK

Under the terms of the Withdrawal Agreement, travel from the EU to the UK will not be restricted and shall remain the same until 31 December 2020.  EEA nationals can travel into the UK with their national ID cards until the end of December 2020 when the Brexit transitional period ends. 

It is expected that as of 1 January 2021 the UK Government will introduce a new immigration system.  EEA students arriving to the UK will need to enter under the new immigration system and a passport will be required.  We will update this page as information becomes available.