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Studying at Bath as an Erasmus+, exchange or visiting student

Study at a top English university and experience British culture and life in a World Heritage city.

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Feedback from previous exchange students

Find out what exchange students have said about us.

"I really enjoyed the campus and the opportunities to make friends from all around the world. The University of Bath made it very easy to find new friends and create memories with them!"

- Cecilia Way, Queen's University, Ontario (Semester 2, 2021/22)

"I really liked everything at Bath. Being used to a university without a campus, having the opportunity to go to a university in which you had so many buildings, an amazing sports centre, multiple places to eat, a lake and so much space was one of the best things for me. I also really enjoyed living in the accommodation; I believe that for exchange students, it's the best way to bond with the others because it's not only the common spaces that you share but also experiences, advice and so much time. "

- Beatrice Ettorre, Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi (Semester 2, 2021/22)

"The best thing about my exchange was the city, I felt safe and secure at all times. Everything you might need is easy to find within the city centre. Finally, meeting new people and learning about new cultures was a really beautiful experience, and I learned a lot about the lifestyle, culture and traditions in the UK, which was fascinating."

- Javiera Diaz, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (Semester 2, 2021/22)

Studying at Bath

We can offer you academic support and exclusive courses while you are studying here.

Academic support

We will assign an exchange co-ordinator in your department to support you. You will meet your co-ordinator during the induction.

The co-ordinator is responsible for:

  • showing you how to enrol on your chosen units and get your unit timetable
  • your academic mentoring and general welfare during your time at Bath

If you are an Erasmus+ student, your learning agreement will be signed by your exchange co-ordinator.

Exclusive courses

As well as English language units for native and non-native speakers, our popular British Studies courses are offered exclusively to Erasmus+, exchange and visiting students.

You can improve your English language skills and learn about British history, society, film and literature in the home of Jane Austen.

Apply as an Erasmus+ or exchange student

You can study at Bath as an International student.

Erasmus+ students

If you are studying within the European Union (EU) and your institution has an Erasmus+ agreement with us, you can be one of the 250 Erasmus+ students who come to study at Bath every year.

Exchange students from outside the EU

If you are studying outside the EU and your institution has an exchange agreement with us, you can join students from 15 countries around the world at Bath.

Apply as a visiting student

You can apply to Bath as a visiting student.

Wherever in the world you are studying, you can apply to come to Bath as a fee-paying student. We do not need to have an exchange agreement with your home institution.

Enjoy the campus experience

Study on our stunning campus overlooking the city of Bath.

We offer excellent campus facilities. You’ll find everything you need here to shape your university experience, from a resource-packed library open 24/7, to top sports and arts facilities.

We have a variety of affordable restaurants and cafés on campus. Grab some burgers at the Parade Bar and Grill, try bubble tea at the Asian inspired Polden Cafe or eat some delicious vegetarian food at The Patch. You can also buy any essentials you need at our campus supermarket, Fresh.

Find out more about our facilities
Students chatting at Polden Cafe.

Experience life in a World Heritage city

The city of Bath is famous for its history and beautiful architecture.

As one of the safest cities in the UK, Bath is easy to explore and there are plenty of things for you to see and do.

As well as stunning architecture, Bath offers both high-street and independent shops, amazing restaurants, and a variety of cinemas, theatres, and bars and clubs.

Find out more about the city of Bath
A view of Pulteney Bridge

Finding accommodation

International students can stay in University accommodation.

We offer a limited number of places for Erasmus +, exchange and visiting students in University accommodation.

Find out about applying for University accommodation
A bedroom in Polden accommodation

International Mobility

Find out information about our International Mobility team We support students and staff with Erasmus+, exchange programmes and study abroad activities.

Contact us

For further information and enquiries, you can phone or email us.