Incoming Exchanges (students from partner institutions)

We welcome students from our partner universities to study as an Exchange or Erasmus+ student within the College of Health and Life Sciences.

  • Study Mobility (FY, TP1 & TP2 study possibilities into one of our UG programmes)
  • Traineeship Mobility (research exchange)
  • Erasmus+ Exchange (study and traineeships).

The application process to complete a student exchange within the College of Health and Life Sciences at Aston differs slightly due to the structure of our UG programmes and the regulating authorities that oversee our professionally accredited programmes.

Study opportunities are limited to:

Currently, we are only able to offer full-year placements to prospective students, unless we have a specific agreement with the sending institution which states otherwise.

Traineeship opportunities are possible within all subject areas listed above as well as:

Note: applications for research exchanges will be based on availability in our clinics/labs as well as a review of qualifications and previous experience.

To be eligible for entry, students will need to submit the following:

  • Up-to-date academic transcript (translated into English and certified)
  • English Language certificate (completed in the last two years) – B2/C1 level
  • Scanned copy of your passport
  • Learning agreement/contract from your institution.

For further information please contact our Head of International Operations, Bhavisha Koner or our international team.

Outgoing Exchanges (current Aston students)

Outgoing exchange opportunities are available to all our current undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Summer opportunities

  • Pharmacy: two-month summer placement in Italy
  • Optometry: two-month summer placement in Crete and Australia

For more information, please contact our Head of International Operations, Bhavisha Koner

Work and study abroad placements 

Aston University maintains strong relationships with partner institutions abroad, and works with employers to create placements around the world. We also participate in the Erasmus+ Programme, helping students with funding to work or study overseas.

All places are advertised on Aston Futures. Make sure you check advert details and application instructions carefully.

Staff Exchange

Exchange opportunities are not just limited to students. Aston University staff members are able to participate in the Erasmus+ scheme and there are a variety of projects to choose from. Find out more.