Study Abroad at the University of Nottingham

  • University of Nottingham is a mile from a city voted as one of the best in which to live.

  • It ranks 10th among UK universities for its overall strengths in teaching and research.

  • You will receive attention and service specifically designed to nurture your academic and personal development.


Courses are offered across the curriculum, with popular areas such as Canadian and American studies, English, social science, music, philosophy, business and psychology. Nottingham is particularly successful at working with study abroad students in the sciences and several branches of engineering from environmental to mechanical.

The University's International Students Bureau and its International Office will help you integrate into daily life through a busy schedule of social, cultural, sporting and educational activities.

Campus life is dynamic, hard driving, energetic and multicultural. There are clubs and groups for just about any interest and students maximize these opportunities. If you like to live life on the fast track with plenty of academic and social choices, the University of Nottingham is ideal.

Nottingham, located in the heart of England, has become a sought-after destination because of its vibrant yet livable cosmopolitan flair. This is a city that really caters to students, creating a constant hum and buzz. Whether you are interested in more traditional aspects of culture from symphonies to opera or prefer the latest in popular music bands, you will find that Nottingham has something for everyone.

CreditsContact a Past Participant

Students will only be placed in courses from two different departments. You will earn the following hours of credit:

  • Fall term: 12 credits.
  • Fall and spring semester: 15 credits.
  • Academic year: 30 credits.

Admission Requirements

GPA Requirements: 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale.

You must be in good academic standing and not on disciplinary probation. You need to submit a complete application including a transcript, letter of recommendation and an advisor's form before your application will be considered.

Application Deadlines

  • Fall semester: April 20
  • Spring semester: September 30
  • Academic year: April 20
  • Students interested in taking courses in the following departments in either the Fall or the Spring semester MUST complete their applications by April 20: English, Business, Architecture, Culture/Film/Media.