Study Abroad at Heriot-Watt

Our Study Abroad (Visiting Student) Programme is ideal if you are a student from outside Europe who would like to spend one or two semesters in Scotland earning credits to transfer back to your home institution.

You'll find Heriot-Watt University an incredibly welcoming and friendly place to spend a semester or year. You'll study alongside our Scottish, British and international students from around the world who make up our culturally diverse student cohort.

We have a strong reputation in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, business, psychology and languages, all offered at our Edinburgh Campus. Our School of Textiles & Design, based at our Scottish Borders campus in Galashiels, is the second oldest textile institution in the world and offers unrivalled specialist facilities to study fashion, textile design and interior design.