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How to apply as a Study Abroad or Exchange Student

How to apply as a Study Abroad or Exchange Student

Learn more about how to apply as a Study Abroad or Exchange Student


Applying as an Exchange Student

Before you submit an online application, you will need to confirm that your home university has a student exchange agreement with us.

For an Erasmus+ European wide exchange your home institution must have a Bilateral Agreement in a relevant subject area with Ulster.

Your home institution will have to send an email nomination on your behalf to one of the following:

EmailPurpose
erasmus@ulster.ac.uk for Erasmus+ European wide exchanges
studyabroad@ulster.ac.uk for non-European exchanges

Nominations should include:

  • Applicant's full name
  • Email address
  • Proposed length of stay (Semester 1, 2 or both)
  • Subject area
  • Level (Undergraduate or Postgraduate)
  • Transcript (study abroad only)

Invitation to Apply

Once your home institution nomination e-mail is received, you will be invited to apply and advised which faculty and campus you will be based.

Apply as Exchange

Submit your application

Go to the online application portal

1.  Create a log in ID and password

  • the login ID must be unique to you and up to 9 characters
  • the PIN must be six numeric characters
  • remember these details as you will be able to save and return to your application as many times as you like before finally submitting it.

2.  From  the drop-down menu select the application type: International Exchange Program.

3.  Select the Exchange programme that you want to study from the menu.  Ensure you select the correct faculty and campus as  advised.

Applying as a Study Abroad Student

If your home institution does not have an agreement with Ulster, you can study on a fee-paying basis for one Semester or a Full Academic year.

Fee Information available at https://www.ulster.ac.uk/global/study-abroad/fees

Your home institution will have to send an email nomination on your behalf to studyabroad@ulster.ac.uk

Nominations should include:

  • Applicant's Full name
  • Email address
  • Proposed length of stay (Semester 1, 2 or both)
  • Subject area
  • Level (Undergraduate or Postgraduate)
  • Transcript

Invitation to Apply

Once your home institution nomination e-mail is received, you will be invited to apply and advised which Faculty and Campus you will be based.

Apply as Study Abroad

Submit your application

Go to the online application portal

1.  Create a log in ID and password

  • the login ID must be unique to you and up to 9 characters
  • the PIN must be six numeric characters
  • remember these details as you will be able to save and return to your application as many times as you like before finally submitting it.

2.  From  the drop-down menu select the application type: International Exchange Program.

3.  Select the Study Abroad programme that you want to study from the menu.  Ensure you select the correct faculty and campus as  advised.

Application Received

Once your application is received, you may be asked to provide evidence of your English Language.  You will receive guidance on module selection once you receive confirmation that your application has been approved.

Certain modules within the Belfast School of Art and Belfast School of Architecture require a portfolio.

Please contact us for further information.

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