Key dates for 2020/21

Semester and year abroad study abroad programme
22 October 2019 Global Opportunities Fair
Open to all University of Bristol undergraduate students. Explore your global opportunities to study, intern or volunteer abroad. Check here on how to register.
1-20 November 2019

Year studying abroad in English application period
Second-year students intending to study abroad in 2020/21 submit online applications to Global Opportunities with three chosen universities abroad available for your subject

Semester studying abroad in English application period
First-year students intending to study abroad in 2020/21 submit online applications to Global Opportunities with three chosen universities abroad available for your subject.

Year studying abroad in a foreign language registration period
Second-year students due to study abroad in 2020/21 in a foreign language (Liberal Arts students on a foreign language pathway and Study in Continental Europe programme students) submit online registration form with their department allocated host university abroad. 

Year studying abroad registration period for Law students
Second-year Law students due to study abroad in 2020/21 submit online registration form with their department allocated host university abroad.

5 December 2019      Notified of outcome of application*
Receive an e-mail from Global Opportunities about the outcome of your study abroad application and your allocated university abroad. 
12 December 2019 Deadline to respond to the outcome of your application
Accept or reject your allocated university abroad online. 
December - 31 January 2020 School of Modern Languages (SML) study abroad registration period
SML students submit online registration to Global Opportunities with school approved year abroad plans.
January - June 2020 Study abroad applications due to partner universities
Complete applications directly to host university abroad as instructed by Global Opportunities by the given deadline. 
January - March 2020 Global Opportunities meetings with outgoing students
Attend meetings oranised by country/continent. 
April - May 2020 Global Opportunities pre-departure 
Meetings and online training programmes to help you prepare for your time abroad. 
July - October 2020 Year abroad and TB1 semester abroad programmes
Start of year abroad and TB1 semester abroad study abroad programmes at universities abroad. 
January - April 2019 TB2 semester abroad programmes
Start of TB2 semester abroad programmes at universities abroad.

*Students are notified of their allocated university abroad by the Global Opportunities team. Final confirmation of study abroad placement is subject to acceptance from the university abroad. Students must also continue to meet the minimum academic requirement(s) set by their department in order to study abroad. 

Contact us

For more information about going abroad you can:

Email us: go-abroad@bristol.ac.uk
Call us: +44 (0) 117 39 40205
Visit us: 3rd Floor, 31 Great George Street, University of Bristol, BS1 5QD
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Office hours: Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm
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