There are a wide variety of reasons why students want to spend time abroad as part of their studies.; to experience different cultures; gain international experience; widen career perspectives, or, in the case of many Language based degree programmes, time spent studying in another country is an integral part of the course.

Go Global

With Go Global, Heriot-Watt's global student programme, you can carry your studies to new places and experience new cultures, expanding your horizons on the way. You'll discover what it means to be a true global citizen and emerge prepared for wherever your career journey will take you.

Inter-Campus Transfers are one offering of Go Global. We have campuses in the UK, Dubai and Malaysia. Heriot-Watt students can take advantage of our international campus locations by transferring to another location for a semester, a year or longer.

There are also options available for you to explore other parts of the world through our Exchange and Erasmus+ programmes.

Other Opportunities to Study Abroad

Summer Schools in Europe.eu, originally founded by Utrecht Summer School, is the perfect starting point to explore Europe and to meet other students from all over the world. By taking a summer course in Europe you will develop your communication skills and team spirit, expand your horizons and open up your mind academically and culturally to meet the challenges of today's world. The cost for a summer school ranges from free to very expensive so search wisely!

Graduate Prospects Study Abroad - For detailed country specific information on study options and links for more information