Information for incoming exchange students

Exchange programmes

We're a recognised institution in the Erasmus+ programme, and have links with universities across Europe. We also receive students on exchange with North American universities through the International Student Exchange Programs (ISEP) scheme.


If you'd like to study at University of Plymouth as part of an exchange, please visit your study abroad coordinator to be nominated and they'll advise you on the next steps. The application deadline dates are:

  • 31 May for semester 1
  • 18 October for semester 2

You'll receive a receipt to acknowledge your application and a decision will be made within four weeks. Applications sent to us after the deadline dates may be considered. Please email for more information.

Advice for international students

Our dedicated International Students Advisory Service provides lots of information about being an international student at University of Plymouth. You'll find help with travel to the UK, as well as with immigration, visas and transport to Plymouth from London's airports. There's also practical advice on living and studying in the UK.