Study abroad

Study Abroad

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Adventure awaits

You can study, work or volunteer at one of our partner institutions around the world. If you're a visiting study abroad student, come and experience academic life in the UK, the Essex way.

Studying or working abroad gives you the chance to immerse yourself in another culture, develop your independence and boost your confidence, giving you an enormous advantage when you enter the global job market.

Choose Study Abroad and let the adventure begin.

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Why choose
Study Abroad?

Relationships with over 150 institutions worldwide
Dedicated team of staff who will support you throughout your journey
We hold an Erasmus+ Charter for Higher Education 2014-20*
IIE Generation Study Abroad Commitment Partner
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Find out more

We run lots of different sessions throughout the year to provide you with essential information about going abroad. From first year and second year briefings to funding chats and country low-downs, we've got it covered.

Erasmus Charter for Higher Education

The University of Essex was awarded an Erasmus Charter for Higher Education. This allows Essex to take part in Erasmus+, a programme funded by the European Union which enables students to study or work in Europe, and for staff to teach or undertake training in another European country.

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Get in touch
Essex Abroad You can visit us in person Monday to Friday at our office on Square 2, Colchester campus. We are open to students 11:00 - 13:00 and 14:00 - 15:00.  If you are based at Southend campus or want to chat to us outside of these times, then book a remote call using the link below.
Telephone: 01206 872632