Time abroad at no extra cost
If you’ve got the Essex spirit of adventure, you’re probably as crazy
about travel as we are. So if you study abroad
for a full academic year, you can do this as part of your Essex degree at no
We give you the opportunity to make your
friends at home jealous with snaps of new food
and faraway places, to immerse yourself in another
culture, and to prove that you’ve got the inquisitive,
independent, able-to-cope-with-anything attitude
that employers love.
Every year we award over £500,000 in
study abroad grants and scholarships.
You could study for a term or a year at a partner university,
undertake a language teaching assistantship, or
work on research overseas.
We have over 170 study abroad partner institutions
throughout Africa, Asia, Europe, the Pacific, and North and South America.
What our students say
Showing us the beauty of the Duomo Di Milano and guiding us down winding streets to the open space
of Park Sempione, Marissa tells us how her studies in Milan have transformed her as a person, as well
as greatly benefiting her degree.
Nerifa tells us how studying abroad in Praguehas not only helped her expand her knowledge in her field,
she has also been able to build her independence in an entirely new culture.
Meet Jack and Virgil on their study abroad year in Konstanz. Taking time out from swimming in lake Konstanz
and exploring the Swiss border, they tell us how this year has improved their academic, as well as their personal
Meet Coralie and Juan on their study abroad year in Lyon. Indulge in the inspiring sights of Lyon and immerse
yourself in the French culture as they explain how living in this new academic and social world has been invaluable
for their degrees.