Learning

Study what interest you: find out more about the different programmes available, funding, supporting organisations and language learning.

Study Abroad - Programmes
  • The Erasmus+ programme: is there not only for higher education students, but also for schools and people enrolled in vocational education and training courses. if you are interested in studying abroad through the Erasmus+ programme you should get in touch with your institution (university, school, college etc.) as they are the ones who need to apply for funding to send young people abroad. 
  • The Erasmus+ app aims to help you plan and carry out your year abroad. It allows you to easily track your progress before, during and after your mobility; to share and vote for your preferred tips to help others integrate into the local community; and to improve your language skills via a direct link to the Erasmus+ Online Linguistic Support platform. The Erasmus+ Mobile App is available on Google Play Store and iTunes App Store.

Study abroad - Information and Funding
  • Eurydice: the Eurydice network aims to explain how the different education systems in Europe work. They produce publications and you can find information by topic or by country. 
  • European Funding Guide: this website gives you an overview of scholarships, grants and loans as well as general finance tips and informationon internships. 
  • Study in Europe: you can find country-specific information here as well as information on tuition fees, resources and study. 
  • U-multirank: not sure which institution to choose? This tool enables you to compare whole universities or just specific fields of study. 
Study abroad - Organisations
  • ENIC/NARIC: ENIC is the European Network of Information Centres in the European Region and NARIC is the National Academic Recognition Information Centres in the European Union. On their website you can find information about the recognition of degrees and qualifications, both for academic institutions as for employers.
  • ESN - European Student Network: is a non-profit international student organisation representing students. It encourages cultural exchanges and personal development through these interactions. 
  • The European Society UK: a UK-wide network of university societies that aims to introduce young people to the different aspects of 'Europe'. 
Language learning
  • Erasmus+ Online Linguistic Support (OLS): if you are going abroad through the Erasmus+ programme you are likely to hear about OLS. With OLS you can assess the language skills you might need when studying, working or volunteering abroad. If you specific language is available you will also be ble to take free language courses to improve your language when you are abroad. 

  • Think language learning is not for you? We've come up with a list of ways to do it! 
  • How can you make a difference with your new language skills? ThirdYearAbroad gives you some hints and tips. 
  • Join the annual language celebrations for European Day of Languages!