Take advantage of this amazing opportunity to live and study aboard with one of our international partner institutions. Experience a new culture, gain a deeper understanding of your subject area and build an international network of contacts.

Our extensive network of partners means you can study almost anywhere in the world, from USA to Australia, as well as at some of the highest ranked business schools in Europe.

Study abroad opportunities

Opportunities range from a four-week summer school, to a full semester exchange.

There's even a chance to spend an entire year overseas with one of our partner institutions and gain an additional Master qualification, thanks to our Exchange Partnership Second Degree pathway.

Exchange Partnership Second Degree pathway opportunities


The extended Aston Global Advantage route

For students choosing to study abroad (stream one) or undertake a work placement (stream two), you have the option to extend your programme by up to 12 months:

Undertake a work placement of up to 12 months in the UK or overseas. (Students on a Student / Tier 4 Visa will be sponsored by the University while they undertake their work placement in the UK.) Study abroad with one of our partner institutions across the world.  (Places are limited.  Terms and conditions apply.) 

Please contact our International Student Advice Team at astoninternational@aston.ac.uk if you have any questions about how these placements affect your Tier 4 visa application