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Study Abroad: University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Read the program description to learn more about the application process.
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Quick Facts:
 Type of Activity:
Study Abroad
 Class Standing at Time of Enrollment:
2.5 second semester sophomore, 3 first semester junior, 3.5 second semester junior
 Fields of Study:
Engineering, Environmental Studies, Humanities, Life & Physical Sciences, Mathematics & Computer Science, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Studio & Performing Arts
 Program Language(s):
 Minimum Semesters of
Language Study Required
(Yale or equivalent)
 Minimum GPA Required:
 Housing Options:
University housing
 Program Structure:
Direct enrollment
Program Description:
Application Process

Applying to study abroad through a non-Yale program is a simultaneous two-step process:

  1. Application for Admission into Program/University: Apply directly to the university or program abroad that you would like to attend. You can access this application and deadline information from the program's website. Please note that program deadlines may be earlier or later than Yale's Year or Term Abroad deadlines for credit.
  1. Yale Year or Term Abroad Application for Credit:  To earn credit for a non-Yale program, you must complete the Yale Year or Term Abroad Application by the relevant deadline:

Click to view Year or Term Abroad Deadlines

Visit the Yale Year or Term Abroad website to learn more about the application process, advising hours, academic credit, and financial aid transfer.

Program Overview

The University of Edinburgh was established iUniv of Edinburghn 1582. Set against a backdrop of stunning architecture, Edinburgh is a welcoming, cosmopolitan city, with the countryside and coastline just a short journey away. Edinburgh offers visiting students a range of courses in subject areas from 19 different schools. You can study at Edinburgh for the full academic year or either the autumn (fall) or spring semester.  

Other Information: Students are required to take all end of year/term exams.

Additional Application Information: Students may also apply to the University of Edinburgh through Arcadia Global Studies  or IFSA Butler.


Before selecting and applying to a program, we encourage you to meet with a study abroad adviser.  Advisers can help you identify goals for study abroad and guide you through thoughtful program selection.  Advisers will also go over the application, credit transfer and financial aid processes with you.

Program Reports

Click here to read program reports from Yale students who have studied abroad.

Dates and Deadlines:
Read the program description to learn more about the application process.
Read the program description to learn more about the application process.