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Study abroad

We have opportunities available for EU and international students to apply and study with us for either one semester or a full year in one of our study pathways.

Social sciences pathway

Social & Human Sciences pathway

Interested in studying sociology, economics, demography, politics or geography? The Faculty of Social, Human and Mathematical Sciences runs specific Studyabroad@Southampton pathways in these subjects.

WSA STEP Pathway

Winchester School of Art (WSA) STEP

Want to study at the Winchester School of Art (WSA)? This programme offers the opportunity to study modules at WSA over one or both semesters of an academic year.

Other study abroad pathways

Other pathways

Find the subject area you want to study in before applying. See below for details of how to apply.

English Plus: Study Year Abroad (1 year)

The programme is designed for students to help them improve their language skills as a condition of entry to the University of Southampton, or for those who have already met the English language conditions for entry to the University, but who want to find out more about the use of English in academic study and expectations relating to academic life in the UK. 

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 Application Deadlines

 Semester 1 (September-January)

 Full Year (September-June)

 15 May

 Semester 2 (January-June)

 English Plus (February - January) 

 15 October 

Application Process

Download application form

1. We receive your application form.

2. We will record and assess your application.

3. You will be sent an offer letter which contains your student Identification (ID). This number will allow you to set up an email address and apply for University accommodation.

4. Details about induction activities and arrival arrangements will be sent to you once you have accepted your offer. Please do not make any arrangements to come to Southampton until you have received an offer letter.

Required supporting documents

Please submit the documents below together with the application form.

*this can vary according to programme.

Tuition Fees

Study Abroad students will pay tuition fees to the University of Southampton with a discount of 5%, if there is no special agreement for tuitions fees with the sending institution.

If you are a student form an EU country you will pay UK/EU tuition fees

If you are a student from a Non EU country you will pay international tuition fees

Guaranteed accommodation


Study Abroad students are guaranteed accommodation for the duration of their stay in Southampton. Explore our halls of residence and apply.


Visa & Immigration

You may require a visa to study in the UK. Learn about the visa application process and get support from our visa team.

Contact us

Contact us

Contact the Study Abroad and Exchange team.

Key dates

Find out more about exams, closure and term dates.

Arriving in the UK

Learn about our warm welcome for our international students and how we help you settle in.  

Living costs

Find out more about how much will it cost you to live in Southampton.

My Southampton App

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Summer schools

Find out more about the Summer School opportunities offered by our University.

Incoming students guide

Download our guide for incoming exchange and study abroad students, which includes details on how to apply, module availability, accommodation and practical information.

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